What is Citizen Corps?
Component of USA Freedom Corps
President Bush initiative-started
after September 11, 2001
Creates volunteer opportunities
Helps families and communities
prepare for and respond to disasters
Brings together local leaders,
volunteers and first responders
Citizen Corps Mission
have everyone participate in making their families, home,
business and America safer
harness the power of every individual through education,
training and volunteer service to make their communities safer,
stronger and better prepared to respond to all kinds of threats.
communities to respond to emergencies
Citizen Corps programs
education, training and volunteer opportunities for community
Build on community
community projects and events
The Adams County Voluntary Organizations Active
in Disasters (VOAD) formally adopted and registered our Citizen
Corps Council in June of 2003. VOAD has been in existence
since the 1993 Mississippi River Flood.
county government sponsors our Council.
The Adams County
Citizen Corps Council is made up of:
City and county