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2014-05-09 23:04:15

The 24th Annual Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference is expected to bring over 500 participants to Indianapolis during the week of May 12 representing nationwide leadership from faith-based, community and other non-profit organizations, as well as from local, state and federal emergency management agencies and government organizations. The conference will take place at the JW Marriott, providing opportunities for continuing education, community service, and...

2014-03-07 23:21:32

National VOAD has announced that Direct Relief is joining the VOAD network as an Associate Member. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster has announced that Direct Relief is joining the VOAD network as an Associate Member. Direct Relief – a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides medical assistance to people around the world who have been affected by poverty, natural disasters, and civil unrest – is the first organization to...

2014-02-13 23:01:22

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster has announced the recipients of the Colorado Flood Recovery Mini-Grants, made possible through a generous $25,000 donation from the UPS Foundation. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster has announced the recipients of the Colorado Flood Recovery Mini-Grants, made possible through a generous $25,000 donation from the UPS Foundation. In September 2013, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper declared...

2013-10-30 23:26:41

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster has announced a new strategic partnership with Airlink, an organization that facilitates low-cost or no cost air transportation to support humanitarian aid. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster last week announced a new strategic partnership with Airlink, an organization that facilitates low-cost or no cost air transportation to support humanitarian aid. James R. McGowan – Senior...

2012-09-05 23:03:18

As the nation celebrated Labor Day, thousands of volunteers affiliated with National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster member organizations were on the ground working side-by-side residents of the Gulf Coast still recovering from Hurricane Isaac. Arlington, Va (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 As the nation celebrated Labor Day, thousands of volunteers affiliated with National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) member organizations were on the ground working side-by-side...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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