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Active in Disasters
“Ad Hoc” Action Groups
“Ad Hoc” Action Groups
COAD of Santa Rosa County is a
humanitarian association of organizations who
may be active in all phases of disaster. Its
mission is to foster efficient, streamlined
service delivery to people affected by
disasters, while eliminating unnecessary
duplication of effort, through cooperation in
the four phases of disaster: preparation,
response, recovery, and mitigation.
COAD of Santa Rosa is not a competing or
exclusionary organization. COAD of Santa
Rosa is intended to be a network for
organizations active in disaster. Each
COAD member organization will maintain its
own identity and independence while closely
collaborating with other COAD of Santa
Rosa member organizations.
HOW DID WE GET HERE?
COAD of Santa Rosa is born out of a very
successful Long Term Recovery Organization
that fulfilled its role after the last several
On March 19th there was a Critical Incident Protocol
(CIP) seminar held on Whiting Field and businesses,
non profits and government organizations from
Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa were invited to
attend. The CIP is a Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) funded program run by Michigan
State University (MSU). The premise of the program
is to create public/private partnerships, something
that is getting pushed more and more from the federal
government. This was the first CIP program in the
state of Florida, so we are setting a trend for the rest
of the state.
Issues What are the challenges, problems or
limitations in building a partnership between the
Public and Private sectors?
Opportunities In order to prepare for, respond
to, and recover from a critical incident, what
are the possibilities/opportunities for building a
Issues “Suggest” how you would answer the challenges, problems or limitations in building a partnership between the Public and Private sectors?
Remarks or Observations
COAD of Santa Rosa accomplishes its mission by adhering to the following principles:
Our goal is to bring like minded
organizations and people to the same table
in a collective effort to solve the issues faced
by our community year round.
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Provide nearly 45% of the nation’s payroll.
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New York - A hurricane may rip the roof off your office, but
it doesn't mean you have to shutter the business.
Nevertheless, the Federal Emergency Management
Agency reports that about 40% of small businesses don't
reopen after a major disaster. This can jolt a region
because the U.S. Small Business Administration says
independent enterprises provide most of the jobs in a local
"Small businesses are uniquely vulnerable to disaster,“
says Donna R. Childs, co-author of Contingency Planning
and Disaster Recovery: A Small Business Guide.
Another Community issue includes:
Faith Based 26
Non Profit 36
With 118 actually attending………
Committees? What do they do?
Nominations will solicit COAD members to
become active in COAD leadership, assess
those who self nominate, and ensure there
is a balance representing membership on
Activated when a need arises. Takes care of
the issues that revolve around long term
care and needs of disaster victims, most
likely from a hurricane.
Solicit the community for volunteers to
partner with a non profit, become active with
a church, or otherwise volunteer to help the
needy in our community. Register volunteers
for a time when they are needed.
Name it……homeless, cold weather
shelters, any issue that is beyond the scope
of another committee.
Discovering the needs of the disaster victims
and/or homeless and directing them to the
right place to get the required assistance.
May work in conjunction with Long Term
Recovery, Unmet Needs, or may not be
needed at all.
Provide the best training possible to all
COAD member organizations in order to
ensure that employees/parishioners are
prepared to survive disasters and return to
work or being active in the community.
Spread the word about what the COAD and
its members are doing. Raise funds.
Be prepared to manage and distribute
donations given to the COAD, work on fund
Assist in the daily functioning of the COAD
and assist in managing the pieces of the
whole for the betterment of all.
Benefits to you………
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residents and visitors from threats man-made or
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-Benefits of a COAD in all phases of disaster
-COADs in Florida
-BRACE…….the other COAD
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