Welcome to the Big Country VOAD Website!

Looking for ideas on how to make an emergency plan for your family?

  • Here are some ideas about preparing your pets for emergencies.
  • Do you or someone you know need assistance during emergencies? Learn more about the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR). Dial 2-1-1, make your language selection, and choose option 4 to register for STEAR.
  • If you are in Taylor County, sign up for CodeRED Weather Warnings and receive phone calls/text messages whenever severe weather or emergency situations are in your area. Please check with your local emergency management if you live in another county for information about weather warnings in your area.



The Big Country Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster assists residents of West Central Texas in planning, training, and preparing for future disasters.


Big Country VOAD contact information:

PO Box 82
Abilene, TX 79604

325.676.7065 x 1


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