Tribal Consultation on FEMA's 2017 Tribal Declarations Guidance
FEMA invites Tribal Nations to attend a tribal consultation on the Tribal Declarations Guidance.
Date: May 4, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FEMA will host a virtual tribal consultation with Tribal Nations to discuss the 2017 Tribal Declarations Guidance. The purpose of this consultation is to gather Tribal Nations' feedback on how to best improve the Presidential disaster declaration process to ensure that Tribal Nations can access FEMA resources during and after disasters in Indian Country. Senior leadership from FEMA's Office of Response and Recovery and the Office of Tribal Affairs will help facilitate the consultation.
Tribal Consultation Discussion Questions
- What is the ideal tribal disaster declaration process for Indian Country?
- What within the current Tribal Declarations Guidance should FEMA change?
- What roadblocks have Tribal Nations encountered when working to request a federal disaster declaration?