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Partners and Resources

FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs) deliver information, tools, and other guiding, collaborative resources to educate and empower internal and external partners. Here are just a few of the resources available to voluntary, faith-based, and community-based organizations involved with - or interested in learning more about - emergency management.


Collaborations of Organizations

Government Resources

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
      - Voluntary Agency Liaisons and Donations Specialists – Learn about what we do, and contact HQ and Regional staff across the country.
      - Children’s Working Group (Website)
      - (Website, Facebook, Twitter)
           • Citizen Corps (Website)
           • Volunteer (Website)
           • Youth Preparedness (Website)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (Website)
  • The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) (Website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
       - (Website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) (Website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
    (See “Partner with us” section towards bottom of home page)
       - Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) (Website)

Additional Resources

  • Network for Good (Website)
  • A Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management: Principles, Themes, and Pathways for Action (PDF)

Additional Information

Learn more and connect with FEMA VALs and our community of partners!


The Voluntary Agency Liaison mission is to establish, foster, and maintain relationships among government, voluntary, faith-based, and community partners to strengthen capabilities and support the delivery of inclusive, equitable services by empowering communities to address disaster-related unmet needs.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Disclaimer: FEMA does not endorse any private or non-profit entities, but provides this data on its web site for informational purposes only.

    Last Updated: 
    03/10/2016 - 13:08