Organization's name: WORLD CARES CENTER (WCC)
Organization's acronym: WCC
Headquarters address  
Address: 520 8th Avenue, Suite 201 B, New York, NY 10018

United States of America
Phone: 212 563 7570
Web site:
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Volunteerism

Public Administration:
  • Public Service and Management Innovation

Sustainable Development:
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • Information for decision-making and participation
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • United States of America
  • Haiti
  • Japan
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2002
Year of registration (YYYY): 2002
Funding structure:
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: • UN WHO Mental Health Committee, Representative of World Cares Center associated with the Department of Public Information of the UN • National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue • International Association of Emergency Managers • Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster: NYC-VOAD, LI VOAD, NJ VOAD, CT VOAD, NVOAD, Passaic County VOAD • NOVA’s National Community Crisis Response Team • NYC Citizen Corps Council • Founding member of NYC-OEM spontaneous volunteer management task force responsible for creating NYC volunteer management plan, • New Jersey Business Force: Business Emergency Operations Center • WTC Health Registry • The Bergen County Community College Emergency Management Curriculum Advisory Council
Purpose of the organization: World Cares Center’s mission is to foster safe and effective disaster preparedness, response and resilient recovery within communities.
A list of members of the governing body of the organization, and their countries of nationality: Daniel Holtzman Senior Vice President, U.S. Trust Company Monique Ribando, Vice President Attorney, Dewey and LeBeouf Jeanette Borras, Treasurer Treasurer, Senior Vice President, Lazard Asset Management Clark Lackert, Secretary Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP Lisa Orloff, Founder and Executive Director World Cares Center Bernard London, Director Partner, London Fischer LLP Dirk Salomons, Director Director of Humanitarian Affairs Program, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs Jamie Serino, Director Director, Marketing Insights Charles D. Avolio Vice President and Operations Manager, Turner Construction

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • WHO