The South Dakota VOAD is the state chapter of the National VOAD.
The VOAD consists of organizations active in disaster response throughout the state of South Dakota.
The VOADs role is to bring organizations together and enable them to understand each other and work together during times of disaster preparedness, response, relief, and recovery.
The South Dakota VOAD adhere to the principles established by the National VOAD. The principles are referred to as the 4C's:
These principles serve as the foundation for the South Dakota VOAD as it collaborates with local, regional, and national partners to coordinate disaster relief, response, and recovery efforts in times of disaster.