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a) Establish creative activities that show support to QuakeSmart, an organization which provides earthquake mitigation awareness to businesses in selected communities

b) Develop stakeholder partnerships, which involves developing, strengthening, and maintaining partnerships with local, state, regional, national, academic, non-profit, and the private sector in the hopes of advancing earthquake risk-reduction strategies

c) Increase implementation of earthquake and multi-hazard risk reduction strategies.

Interested applicants from FLASH should be able to submit their completed applications and proposals electronically through the Grants.gov website on or before August 29, 2011.

This funding opportunity is solely available for the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc(FLASH).

FEMA is directed by the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 to establish a network of grants and assistance that would enable States to develop alleviating techniques, preparedness and response plans that would increase the nation's level of awareness regarding earthquakes and other earthquake-related conditions.

The Department of Homeland Security, the agency under which FEMA operates, is the government's primary agency responsible for protecting the country from terrorist attacks, man-made accidents, and natural disasters.

For the fiscal year 2011, the Department of Homeland Security received an allocated budget of $98.8 billion to be used in continuously reducing America's vulnerability to terrorism and minimizing the damages brought about by potential incidents and natural disasters.



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