Community Planning and Development Program The office works to develop viable communities that provide opportunities for low- and moderate-income people through a variety of public-private partnerships. Aspects of these efforts include affordable housing as well as community and economic development. http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?
src=/program_offices/comm_planning
Office of Public and Indian Housing The office focuses on safe, affordable housing including creation of possibilities for residents to become self-sufficient and economically stable (Link 1). The Capital Fund Emergency’Natural Disaster Funding is a financial reserve for public housing agencies (PHAs) that experience emergency situations or a natural disaster subject to compliance with certain requirements (Link 2). (1)
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/
HUD?src=/program_offices/public_
indian_housing

(2)
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/
HUD?src=/program_offices/public
_indian_housing/programs/ph/
capfund/emfunding
U.S. Department of the Interior    
U.S. Geological Survey Primary earth science organization in the Department of the Interior. As part of the agency’s purview over processes operating in the Earth science system, it includes a specific focus on monitoring and assessing natural hazards and helping to develop strategies for resilience. http://www.usgs.gov/natural_hazards/;
http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3008/
Independent Agencies and Corporations:    
National Aeronautics and Space Administration    
Applied Sciences Program The program uses Earth science data derived from NASA http://www.coastal.ssc.nasa.gov/


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