FEMA has developed a proposed Tribal Consultation Policy, which will establish a process to guide FEMA officials on how to engage Indian tribes and Tribal Officials in regular and meaningful consultation and collaboration on actions that have tribal implications. FEMA is currently seeking feedback from all federally recognized tribes on this proposed consultation policy.
** Extended Deadline for Comments: Comments due by March 31, 2014. **
October 2013 - March 2014
Events and conference calls will be scheduled so that tribal officials can learn more and provide input on the proposed FEMA Tribal Consultation Policy. As events and conference calls are scheduled in the coming months, we will update this section with more information.
November 12, 2013: Listening Session at the U.S. Department of Interior in Washington, D.C.
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m Eastern Time
December 3, 2013: Webinar to explain the proposed FEMA Tribal Consultation Policy.
March 31, 2014: Deadline for comments
Proposed FEMA Tribal Consultation Policy: This is the policy that is currently open for comment.
Do you have feedback on this proposed policy? Comments will be accepted until the extended deadline of March 31, 2014. Please email: TribalConsultation@fema.dhs.gov or send by regular mail to:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel
500 C Street SW, Room 8NE
Washington, DC 20472
For general questions or feedback on other topics, please contact your Regional Tribal Liaison.