Plan for us, too!
What is COAD? The purpose of the COAD is to advocate for
and promote a coordinated valley-wide disaster preparedness planning initiative
that aims to integrate, businesses, local service organizations, nonprofits, as
well as faith based organizations to improve community readiness in preparation
of a major disaster event. It takes
the entire community to step up and register as a volunteer organization and
individual volunteers, to make this a successful community Recovery
Bear Valley families need a in-case-of-disaster
plan for themselves that includes their pets. Pets will have special needs during this
difficult time and this is where the Animal Retrieval and Sheltering Committee
come in. The AR&S Committee is a component
of the Big Bear Valley Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD). A COAD meeting is planned for Monday March 30,
located at the Emergency Volunteer Center located at 100 W. Meadow Lane in Big
Bear City (also known as the Civil Air Patrol Center.
focus of the 6:30 P.M program will be for all pet lovers/owners to learn what they can do when disaster hits. Planning ahead ensures that pets will have a safe place to
stay and be fed well. Also, pet owners can volunteer during the recovery of a
disaster here in the community.
For more information, contact Yomar Cleary, Chair of COAD at
909.214.6990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.