Disaster Response and Recovery

Disaster Activation Plan: In the event of a disaster, the Napa Valley COAD will follow its Disaster Activation Guide.  This is a “living document” and is updated every 6-12 months.  The plan can be accessed here: COAD Disaster Activation Plan (Updated August 2021)

COAD After Action Report – Fall 2019 PSPS Events and Kincade Fire:

After the COAD activation in response to the PSPS events in October and November 2019, COAD summarized its collective efforts and pulled together its lessons learned and recommendations for the future.  The full report can be found here:  Napa Valley COAD After Action Report – October/November 2019 PSPS Events and Kincade Fire

COAD After-Action Report – 2020 Wildfires

From August 18, 2020 through the end of October, COAD was engaged in the response to the LNU Lightning Complex/Hennessey Fire and Glass Fire.  The full report including subcommittee impact reports and lessons learned for the future can be found here: Napa Valley COAD 2020 Wildfires – After-Action Report (June 2, 2021)

COAD Interim After-Action Report – COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (March – December 2020)

From February 2020 through November 2021 COAD was actively involved in the COVID-19 emergency response. This interim after-action report focuses on the first 8-10 months of the response: March – December 2020. The full report including the timeline of the event and concurrent events, subcommittee impact, lessons learned and recommendations for the future can be found here: Napa Valley COAD – COVID-19 Interim After-Action Report (January 2022).

Member Resource Guide

In the event of a disaster, COAD agencies will regularly update the COAD Resource Guide with information regarding their response and recovery efforts.  This is a “live document” and is continually updated.  It can be accessed here: COAD Resource Directory