(b) It is further declared to be the purpose of this Act and
the policy of the State that all emergency management programs of this State be
coordinated to the maximum extent with the comparable programs of the
federal government, including its various departments and agencies, of other
states and localities and private agencies of every type, to the end that
the most effective preparation and use may be made of the nation's
resources and facilities for dealing with any disaster that may occur.
(Source: P.A. 87-168; 88-606, eff. 1-1-95.)