Disaster Related Volunteer Preparedness/Mobilization Programs
Disaster Related Volunteer Preparedness/Mobilization Programs subcategories:
- Citizen Corps (3/0)
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Programs, primarily national in scope, that work to recruit, prepare, mobilize and/or coordinate the activities of local citizens who are willing to volunteer and help their communities in local emergencies or times of widespread disaster. The programs engage individuals in volunteer activities that support organizations responsible for issuing alerts, advisories and warnings to inform the public of an impending event; first responders; disaster relief groups; community safety organizations including local law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services; and other groups that have emergency management responsibilities during the prevention, mitigation, response, relief and recovery phases of a disaster.
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