SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Somerset County Department of Emergency Services is launching a -new organization that will bring volunteers in the community together to deliver resources during disasters.

Get daily updates on local news, weather and sports by signing up for the WTAJ Newsletter.

The new organization is named the Somerset County Community Organizations Active in Disasters (SC – COAD) and is holding a kickoff meeting on April 20 at 6 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the Upstairs Social Hall of the Somerset Borough Public Safety Building (340 W. Union St., Somerset).