Welcome to the Georgia VOAD


Disasters rarely, if ever, provide a warning. It is up to us to make sure that we are ready for any disaster

that may strike and take away some of our daily essentials. We strongly encourage you to take the time

to Make a Plan, Prepare, and Stay Informed.


 South Georgia 2017 Tornado support is still needed                   

There are over 250 homes that need help with debris cleanup as

of June 30, 2017 in the Albany, Georgia area.                  


May 7-13th is Hurricane Preparedness Week- prepare your family &

business for the upcoming hurricane season.


Don't Wait. Communicate about Hurricane Safety.


Prepare for Hurricanes Now


Promote Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 7-13 in your community

The Ready Campaign recommends using social media tools as a way to promote National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 7– May 13, as well as throughout hurricane season.  You can either copy these messages directly or customize them to reach your audience.   

Follow the National Weather Service Hurricane Preparedness Weekly Themes and promote content online and in person!


  • Sunday, May 7th- Determine your risk
  • Monday, May 8th- Develop an evacuation plan
  • Tuesday, May 9th- Assemble disaster supplies
  • Wednesday, May 10th- Secure an insurance check
  • Thursday, May 11th- Strengthen your home
  • Friday, May 12th- Check on Your Neighbor
  • Saturday, May 13th- Complete your written hurricane plan



Think about participating in America's PrepareAthon! and the national day of action, which culminates National Preparedness Month on September 30th. The first step towards becoming more prepared is the most important.


Don't know where to go to get started in your planning efforts? Check out the following websites to get your start:

Ready Georgia

Praise & Preparedness



Are you on social media?? Join in on the fun there also!

  • Official National Preparedness Month Hashtag: #NatlPrep
  • America's PrepareAthon! Hashtag: #PrepareAthon
  • Follow @readygov and @PrepareAthon if you're on twitter



 About Georgia VOAD


Georgia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (Georgia VOAD) is the Georgia state chapter of National Voluntary Agencies Active in Disasters (NVOAD). It consists of organizations active in disaster response throughout the state of Georgia. Georgia VOAD's role is to bring organizations together, enable them to understand each other and work together in a cohesive manner. To accomplish these goals, Georgia VOAD meets with its member organizations monthly to share information and training opportunities. These meetings also provide the opportunity to conduct business, plan, network, and provide updates on current disaster relief efforts.



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