what protection does this act provide any major omissions in coverage from the volunteer s perspective does participation in a nvoad agency provide any benefit to the volunteer

Provide a synopsis of the Volunteer Protection Act.

– What protection does this act provide?

– Any major omissions in coverage from the volunteer’s perspective?

– Does participation in a NVOAD agency provide any benefit to the volunteer?

– Any benefit to the Incident Command organization?

APA style, 500 words .

Reading material :

Perry & Lindell chapters 5, 6 (attached)

Ciottone Chapter 45 (attached)

Volunteer Protection Act (VPA) – This is not a big document.


The next one is from FEMA. Don’t get nervous. The file is only 20 pages.


National Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster – nvoad.org

The Ciottone chapter provides a good background to the many issues we must consider involving volunteers in disasters. You will find the VPA fascinating – it is a very important document and you will refer to it often during the masters. Breeze through the NVOAD website – a great organization.

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