Broome County COAD provides a collaborative structure to coordinate the work of community organizations and resources to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters in Broome County, NY.


The Vision Statement for Broome County COAD reflects the importance of infrastructure and engagement. Broome County COAD’s vision is to become a coordinating hub for community organizations acting within the disaster management cycle.


Cooperation: We are committed to creating a climate of cooperation among member organizations at all levels and in all phases of disaster.

Coordination: We coordinate services among member organizations and serve as a liaison between member agencies and local government. As appropriate, we provide links to national and international disaster relief organizations.

Communication: We facilitate exchange of information and dissemination among member organizations, the public, as well as local, state and federal agencies. The organization effectively utilizes all available communication tools to ensure timely dissemination of information and resources.

Collaboration: Broome County COAD and our member organizations are dedicated to working together to most efficiently prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.