Mission: To provide efficient services to all disaster victims eliminating duplication.
Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) is a humanitarian association of independent voluntary organizations active in emergency disaster relief. National VOAD <www.nvoad.org> was founded in 1970 with the purpose of coordinating relief efforts between voluntary agencies, faith-based groups, and government organizations involved in disaster response.
The mission of VOAD is to provide efficient services to all disaster victims and eliminate the duplications of services. VOAD is organized on a national, state and county basis to help meet emergency needs.
AlCo VOAD is the Alameda County component of the VOAD movement.