Alternate Title: P.L. 106-390: Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000
"The purpose of this title is to establish a national disaster hazard mitigation program-- (1) to reduce the loss of life and property, human suffering, economic disruption, and disaster assistance costs resulting from natural disasters; and (2) to provide a source of predisaster hazard mitigation funding that will assist States and local governments (including Indian tribes) in implementing effective hazard mitigation measures that are designed to ensure the continued functionality of critical services and facilities after a natural disaster."
Public Law 106-390; P.L. 106-390
Government Printing Office: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/