CADRE (Collaborating Agencies' Disaster Relief Effort) is a leading network of organizations that provide community services that are essential in times of disaster.

CADRE coordinates organizational preparedness planning in non-disaster times and activates to respond and provide essential services during and after a disaster.

CADRE works closely with Santa Clara County's emergency management community to build disaster resilience among service organizations through communication, coordination and preparedness training.

CADRE is the official local Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster (VOAD) for Santa Clara County under Northern California's State VOAD. Read More >

Events & Announcements


CADRE 2016


CADRE November Workshop

Children in Disasters

Thursday, November 3, 2016

   Registration and Networking ~ 9:30 am to 10:00 am

  Workshop ~ 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

To Register copy and paste the link below:


.~Workshop materials available on member resources page when available



Agency Emergency Planning Assistance

CADRE is pleased to announce that FREE planning assistance is now available to a limited number of CADRE member organizations -- Community-based Organizations (CBOs) and Faith-based Organizations (FBOs).


This program is designed to help CBOs and FBOs with their own organization’s emergency planning and disaster preparedness efforts.

Agencies selected will be contacted by CADRE staff to assess:

  • Where your agency currently stands with disaster and emergency planning for your organization
  • What help or assistance is needed or desired
  • Who is available from your agency to work with CADRE staff and your local City emergency manager


Open and save electronic form to complete and submit here: 

AEP Planning Assistance form

You may need a recent  version of Adobe Reader to complete this from electronically to then submit - here is the Adobe logo link to the free download





The 2016 Great California SHAKEOUT

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Countdown to SHAKEOUT for Organizations  


When the Earth Shakes animated Video 


Millions of people worldwide practiced how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:15 a.m. on October 20th* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008.  




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