CCBQ participates with many other city-wide organizations to prepare and coordinate Catholic Charities Disaster Response. We do this through the NYC Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NYC-VOAD). Working alongside the NYC Organization for Emergency Management (OEM) we are ready to offer our communities preparation and assistance in times of crisis.
When crisis happens, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens will be actively involved along with our VOAD Partners throughout the city. We encourage our own diocesan network to also be aware of ways that they can both be prepared and be ready to assist the community at large. Here are two suggestions that OEM encourages.