Virtual Tribal Consultation to Discuss Proposed Legislative Changes to the Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program

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FEMA will host a virtual tribal consultation with Tribal Nations to discuss proposed legislative changes impacting the Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP).

Date: November 9, 2022

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Meeting ID: 160 126 8616
Passcode: 473251
Join by phone: (669) 254-5252

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Event Details

FEMA will host a virtual tribal consultation on the proposed legislative changes to the Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program managed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in accordance with the Homeland Security Act of 2002. Senior leadership from FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) will lead the consultation. GPD provides grants to prepare state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and first responders, as well as non-profit organizations and port and transit system owners/operators, to measurably improve capability and reduce the risks from manmade and natural disasters.

Event Topics

  • An overview of previous feedback received from Tribal leaders and representatives regarding the DHS/FEMA preparedness grant programs.
  • A summary of the Proposed legislative changes to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to increase tribal access to the THSGP.

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During the virtual session, FEMA will be prioritizing comments from Tribal Leaders and representatives of Tribal Nations. If there is time remaining, FEMA will invite comments from others in attendance.

Written comments are due Friday, December 9, 2022, and may be submitted to gpd-comms@fema.dhs.gov.

Last updated October 13, 2022