Volunteers are critical in the aftermath of disaster.
As the named partner for volunteer activation and management in the city of Nashville’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP), HON collaborates with the Nashville Office of Emergency Management to support preparedness and response efforts for a wide variety of natural and man-made disasters. In a disaster, HON organizes and manages volunteer projects, and provides support to the grassroots organizations on the ground providing critical relief and recovery services in the affected neighborhoods.
Hands On Nashville is a proud member of the Nashville VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster). The Nashville VOAD exists to strengthen areawide disaster coordination and preparedness by sharing programs, policies, and information, and engaging in joint planning, education, and training. During times of active disaster, the Nashville VOAD provides a single point of coordination for all member organizations seeking to assist survivors in our community so that needs are met in the most efficient manner possible. Visit NashvilleResponds.com for more information.