Louisiana Federal Declaration for Severe Storms and Flooding

Louisiana has received a Federal Declaration for severe storms and flooding – FEMA DR-4263.  Click here to link to declarations and updates.  

Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Week

Governor Edwards has declared February 29-March 4, Louisiana Severe Weather Awareness Week.  After last week’s devastating storms and tornadoes, we can all support readiness! Click

Recovery from Severe Weather and Tornado Events

As we continue to respond to the severe storms and tornadoes from February 23rd, many agencies are on the ground providing support and assistance.  A

“Getting Your House in Order” mortgage and financial education seminars

“Getting Your House in Order” mortgage and financial education seminars are being presented by the Attorney General’s office in partnership with the Louisiana Bar Association.

Call for Nominations – 2016 Board of Directors

Nominations are now being accepted for our 2016 Board of Directors.  Nominations are due by Friday, November 13th.  Please see link below for details on

Community Discussion: Preparing Individuals Disproportionately Impacted by Disasters Webinar

Various populations throughout the nation are disproportionately impacted during an emergency due to risk factors related to language, cultural isolation, immigration status and national identity.

2016 National VOAD Conference Call for Presenters

Get ready to “head up north” for a week of collaboration and learning with your colleagues of NVOAD. We are excited to bring the 2016 NVOAD Conference to Minneapolis, Minnesota

Louisiana VOAD 2015 Annual Membership Meeting

Please join us for our upcoming annual membership and business meeting being hosted at the NIMSAT Institute located at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Information Session

Doctors Without Borders will host a Recruitment Information Session for medical and non-medical aid workers on January 21, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the New

Potential Louisiana River Flooding

Louisiana VOAD continues to monitor the potential flooding and participate in regular state conference calls and communicate with members.  We do not plan to hold

Louisiana United Ways launch fund for tornado recovery efforts…

Louisiana United Ways have UNITED to help neighbors impacted by yesterday’s devastating tornadoes. The Louisiana United Way Tornado Fund has been launched to leverage resources and make