Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Individual and Community Recovery Resources

2019 Collaborative Coalition Conference Presentations

The 2019 Collaborative Coalition Conference, held April 17th and 18th in Albany, represented a diversity of topics, programming and attendance beyond the previous years.  This year featured a Federal Partners panel discussion, a National VOAD keynote address, concurrent breakout sessions and presenters from across the State, region and country.  The following presentations from the conference highlight the topics discussed (click on each video to play the presentation; click on the links below the videos to download the presentation slides):

Opening Remarks
Jamie Marcella, Ken Curtin, Anne Bink,
Bill Dugan







Federal Partners Panel
Iris Epsenhart, Dan Rickman, Henry Comas,
Holly Chmil, Glen Karpovich



Iris Epsenhart, FEMA

Henry Comas, HUD

National Service in Times of Disaster
Jessica Vasquez



National Service in Disaster



New York VOAD Updates and Goals
Peter Gudaitis



NY VOAD Chair Report



Keynote Address
Greg Forrester



National VOAD Overview



Working with Native Peoples and Communities
Brenda Gausby, Pete Hill



NACS' "All Our Relations" Project



Social Vulnerabilities in Disaster Recovery
David Kow, LaKeysha I. Fields, Tyrone D. Ford



Social Vulnerabilities in Disasters

Disaster Social Vulnerability Assessment

Religious Literacy and Competency
Peter Gudaitis



Increasing Religious Competency and Literacy



County Animal Response Teams
Amy Wheeler, Brian Wood



CART



Group Discussion



See the videos of the presentations from the 2018 Conference, including “Working Together with Emergency Management,” “Setting Up a Multi-Agency Resource Center” and “FEMA Individual Assistance.”

Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) and Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD)

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NYC VOAD

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