The American Lifelines Alliance (ALA) is a public-private partnership project funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and managed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), with the goal of reducing risks to lifelines from hazards.
are those essential utility and transportation systems that serve
communities across all jurisdictions and locales. ALA is developing
guidelines to improve the performance of these systems in the event
of natural hazards (e.g. earthquakes, floods, windstorms, etc.)
and man-made threats (e.g. biological, chemical, radiological, blast,
Read the newest report:
American Lifelines Alliance Post-Earthquake Information Systems (PIMS)Scoping Study
PIMS Study Appedices
welcomes comments and feedback on the report by all lifeline stakeholders.
Please send any remarks to Mrs. Claret Heider at firstname.lastname@example.org.