About Northern Mariana Islands VOAD

 

The Northern Mariana Islands VOAD is the territorial chapter of the National VOAD. 

The VOAD consists of organizations active in disaster response throughout the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

The VOADs role is to bring organizations together and enable them to understand each other and work together during times of disaster preparedness, response, relief and recovery.


The Northern Mariana Islands VOAD adhere to the principles established by the National VOAD.  The principles are referred to as the 4C's:


*Cooperation
*Communication
*Coordination
*Collaboration


These principles serve as the foundation for the Northern Mariana Islands VOAD as it collaborates with local, regional and national partners to coordinate disaster relief, response and recovery efforts in times of disaster.