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


To reach the CADRE Duty Officer -- please use one of the following methods

CADRE Duty Officer phone: (408) 622-0822

CADRE Duty Officer email: cadreEOC@gmail.com


New to CADRE?  Want to learn more about this robust network of service providers working in coordination with Santa Clara County's emergency management community?  Click on the link below to watch the newly released  

CADRE Introductory Video


2018 CADRE Workshops and Trainings

CADRE will be hosting a series of educational workshops beginning again in 2018.   CADRE Executive Briefings for Local Government - Three identical sessions to be held throughout the County on January 17th (Morgan Hill), January 25 (San Jose) and February 8th (Palo Alto).  Designed for elected officials, city managers and executives tasked with key responsibilities in local government Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs).  For more details and to register click on the link below:

CADRE Executive Briefings

CADRE Field Level Workshops for Local Government - A series of workshops for local government staff assigned to their jurisdiction's EOC.  Each workshop will focus on specific aspects of coordination with the CADRE Network.  For more information and to register click on the link below:

CADRE Workshops for Local Government

CADRE Community Workday and Tabletop Exercise -- Save the Date  May 9, 2018 for this important networking and relationship building day.  More details to follow.


CADRE featured in cable television episode of

Change Lives for Good

click here  to watch this program


If your agency is in need of planning assistance to help develop your emergency plan or strengthen your organization's disaster resilience, let us know by submitting an

AEP Planning Assistance Form

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Website Updated ~ 11/28/2017
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This publication is supported by Award No. 2010-0006, awarded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Grants and Training ( G&T). The opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Homeland Security.