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ALA is seeking public and private organizations to co-fund and provide in-kind support for mutually beneficial efforts.

Current partners include the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the National Institute of Building Sciences, the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA), Pacific Gas & Electric Company, ROHN Industries, Inc., the US Geological Survey, and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.



FEMA - Since 1979, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's mission has been to reduce loss of life and property from hazards through a comprehensive, risk-based, emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.


NIBS - The National Institute of Building Sciences, authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1974, has as its mission to improve the building regulatory environment, facilitate the introduction of new and existing products and technology into the building process, and disseminate nationally recognized technical and regulatory information.

FHwA - The Federal Highway Administration provides expertise, resources, and information to continually improve the quality of our nation's highway system and its intermodal connections.


PG&E - Pacific Gas and Electric Company's primary business is the transmission and delivery of energy. It provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 12 million people in Northern and Central California, or about one in every 20 Americans.


ROHN - Since 1948, ROHN Industries, Inc. has provided a complete line of towers, poles, cabinets, shelters, antenna mounts and other equipment needed to meet the special requirements of the communications industry.


USGS - The US Geological Survey's role in the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) is to provide Earth sciences information and products for earthquake loss reduction.


Bureau of Reclamation - The mission of the Bureau of Reclamation is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.





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