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Overview: Process for Tribal Governments to Request a Presidential Declaration

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This document outlines the current procedures to request Presidential declarations authorized by the Stafford Act that will be used until the Tribal Declarations Pilot Guidance is finalized following a consultative process with tribal governments. This overview will be informative for tribal governments deciding whether to seek supplemental disaster assistance under the Stafford Act.
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Icon for file of type application/pdfOverview: Process for Tribal Governments to Request a Presidential Declaration
This document outlines the current procedures to request Presidential declarations authorized by the Stafford Act that will be used until the final Tribal Declarations Tribal Guidence is finalized following a consultative process with tribal governments. This overview may be helpful to tribal governments deciding whether to seek supplemental disaster assistance under the Stafford Act.
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFrequently Asked Questions - Process for Tribal Governments to Request a Presidential Declaration
This document answers frequently asked questions about the current procedures to request Presidential declarations authorized by the Stafford Act.
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Icon for file of type application/pdfLetter from ZimmermanTransmitting Declarations Overview to Tribal Governments
Letter from Elizabeth Zimmerman, Deputy Associate Administrator for FEMA's Office of Response and Recovery, to tribal leaders providing them with an overview of the current regulations FEMA uses to process declarations requests.
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