• Welcome to CARD!
    Welcome to CARD!

    CARD provides emergency preparedness and disaster response resources for nonprofits, faith organizations and community agencies serving our most vulnerable residents. If you’re looking to make preparedness fast, fun, fear-free and easy, CARD can help!

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  • Taking It on the Road
    Taking It on the Road

    Executive Director, Ana-Marie Jones, spreads the message of fear-free preparedness with audiences across the country. From traditional emergency management to local agencies, we are transforming the conversation about preparedness.

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  • Community
    Community

    CARD actively participates in community health and safety fairs with our fun and engaging presentations. We love to see how empowered people become when we give them a whistle or mini-flashlight, or share how to use their cell phone as a preparedness tool!

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  • A Diverse County
    A Diverse County

    CARD serves all types of nonprofits and faith based agencies in Alameda County. No other county faces such a wide range of preparedness needs, including urban, suburban and rural communities made of a myriad of distinctive groups. We are committed to meeting the needs of all populations, helping others do the same. 

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  • National Recognition
    National Recognition

    We are honored to have our very own Executive Director, Ana-Marie Jones, featured in a recent FEMA publication! Through her tireless work for twenty years, she is changing the course of the national preparedness discussion.

     

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NEWS and EVENTS

AMJ Hall of Fame







Ana-Marie Jones inducted into Hall of Fame!

Ana-Marie Jones was inducted into The International Network of Women In Emergency Management's Hall of Fame

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FEMA recognized CARD!

CARD's Executive Director, Ana-Marie Jones, has been recognized in FEMA's May 2013 publication "Toward More Resilient Futures: Putting Foresight Into Practice".  We are honored to be recognized by FEMA and proud to be bringing our fear-free preparedness message to a national level.

 

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We are here with resources and support to help you turn everyday brilliance into your disaster resilience. 

Latest Blog Posts

  • CARD is excited to participate in the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge, generously funded by the Rockefeller Foundation. Ana-Marie Jones will attend the 2-day kickoff conference held at the Presidio, along with participants from the four selected Bay Area cities (Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, and San Francisco.) Ana-Marie will look to share the community-oriented, alternative approaches to preparedness that have been […]

  • Learn, Lead, Lift Emergency Preparedness Training – In March, the Oakland Public Library will be hosting emergency preparedness training classes. The classes use CARD-Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters’ widely known SKIP Kit (Safety Kept in Place) training which has been adopted by the City of Oakland to engage all residents in becoming prepared for emergencies. […]

  • Nonprofits and Funders are an AWESOME combination! For centuries, faith agencies and service groups have worked to provide essential services to people in need, often providing the types of support that families normally provided. Whether it’s help with childcare, financial assistance, care when we are sick, protection from threats, eldercare, shelter in a storm, food […]