South Carolina Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster or SCVOAD is an affiliate ofÂ National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD). A VOAD is an association of organizations that provides a forum for representatives from VOAD organizations, promoting Cooperation, Communication, Coordination and Collaboration; and to foster more effective delivery of services to communities affected by disaster.
The membership of South Carolina VOAD consists of both locally based organizations and local representatives of national organizations. The mission of VOAD is to strengthen the capabilities of organizations by working together to respond to communities affected by disaster in South Carolina. SCVOAD member organizations cover a broad range of missions and technical expertise, and adhere to the 4 Cs of Cooperation, Communication, Coordination, and Collaboration.