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The best way to deal with a disaster is to get prepared ahead of time. Click here to fill out your disaster response profile now.

What do I need to know when a disaster occurs?

United Way of Adair County/NEMO Role in Disaster Response

At United Way of Adair County/NEMO our role is to help in the coordination of Spontaneous Unaffiliated Volunteers and help support the relief effort of State and Federal relief organizations and VOADS.


What is a Spontaneous Unaffiliated Volunteer?

A Spontaneous Unaffiliated Volunteer or SUV is a person that has not received formal disaster response training from any state organization or any Agency active in a disaster.  These people are crucial in the response of a disaster.


How Can I Help?

A Spontaneous Unaffiliated Volunteer or SUV is a person that has not received formal disaster response training from any state organization or any Agency active in a disaster.  These people are crucial in the response of a disaster.