To make East Harlem a better prepared and safer community through rapid communication, coordination, identification, and distribution of resources during a public health emergency.
East Harlem is a prepared and safe community.
Who We Are
The East Harlem COAD is a coalition of local organizations and businesses who work to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters that affect the lives of East Harlem residents.
Adults Without Health Insurance
Youth and Seniors
Limited English Proficiency
In the event of a disaster, vulnerable populations are most at risk.
The East Harlem COAD aims to serve the needs of the entire community, and keep the needs of its most vulnerable residents in mind.
Role of the COAD
Creating Emergency Plans
Conducting Drills & Exercises
Coordinating Local Resources
Supplementing Citywide Efforts
Identifying Lessons Learned
Communicating with Partners
Assessing Local Needs
Identifying Local Resources
Who We Are
Our Member Organizations
Our Partner Organizations
Selina Hernandez - Captain
Doris Garrido - Co-Captain
Carol Johnson - Disaster Liaison
Michelle Robinson - Home Base Representative
Ann-Gel Palermo - Project Director
Evy Yeager - Communications Specialist
We are proud to work in collaboration with:
American Red Cross GNY
NYC Community Emergency Response Teams
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
NYC Emergency Management
We are grateful to our supporters, including:
Contact us to find out how your business or organization can benefit from COAD membership.
646 694 COAD (2623)
East Harlem COAD
P.O. Box 217
New York, NY 10029