Welcome to the Maine VOAD

 

Mission

The Maine VOAD is the forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle—preparation, response and recovery—to help disaster survivors and their communities.

 

Members of the Maine VOAD form a coalition of nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission. Faith based, civic, and for-profit groups round out this network of partners.

 

 

Announcements

Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference

The 10th Annual Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24th and 25th at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine.

Registration is now open for attendees and exhibitors.

The overall theme for this conference is Prepare to Recover, in addition to other related Emergency Management topics. We expect that 500-600 Maine residents will attend the conference including town, county and state officials, private and public business representatives and many interested citizens who come back year after year to take in what the conference offers.

Please click the link below to register for the conference.

The link allows you to register as a participant or as an exhibitor.

I would like to attend the conference

A copy of the DRAFT Conference Schedule be posted shortly.

For more information: Contact Conference Organizers

 

Vegas Strong Resiliency Center

Following the mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017, representatives of State, Federal, and local organizations developed a response program to a resource hub for anyone who is struggling with traumatic effects from the shooting- the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center. As I’m sure you’re aware the population affected by this event was unique in both the total of individuals potentially impacted but also by the geographic diversity of the population. Approximately 22,000 people were in attendance at the Route 91 Harvest festival when the shooting occurred on Oct. 1, and the vast majority of concert attendees have gone home to the states and cities where they reside. Our support is requested as part of an outreach effort to make service providers who come in contact with survivors of the shooting aware of the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center as an important first point of contact to a number of various support programs.

SEE THE ATTACHED FLYER FOR MORE INFORMATION

Upcoming Trainings

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