The Howard County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD)

HoCo COAD aims to bring together Howard County, Maryland's non-profits, faith-based organizations, local businesses, and community groups in times of disaster to provide resources and assistance to those in need.

What We Do

The Howard County  COAD was formed to improve the awareness of the needs of the community and connect those needs with organizations that can provide support. The goal of the Howard County COAD is to organize and deploy community resources in an efficient and timely manner during each phase of a disaster.

About COAD

The Howard County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) is a collaborative effort of community stakeholders, each having an equal role in the organization. …

Who should join?

Howard County based:

  • Non-profit organizations
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Businesses
  • Community organizations
  • Educational institutes

Benefits of participating:

  • Collaboration with organizations’ leadership to improve supports for our communities
  • Communication with County government on community needs that you can directly impact after a disaster

Project Summaries

COVID-19: COAD Project Summaries

Resource Request

For resource requests please email

Please note: submission does not guarantee the delivery of resources.

How to Join

Joining the COAD is free!

Please register by using the button below.
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