Public and Individual Assistance Resources
If you, your family or your home were impacted by a major disaster, FEMA can help support your recovery. Find the disaster assistance and support services you need.
Governments and Private Nonprofits
If you work for a state, local, tribal or territorial government, or select private nonprofit organizations, get assistance in place to support your communities and constituents.
Tribal Mitigation Planning Resources
Mitigation plans suggest actions to reduce losses from natural hazards. Tribal governments need to adopt a FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan to apply for and receive non-emergency disaster funds from FEMA assistance programs.
For more information on FEMA assistance programs with mitigation planning requirements, visit Mitigation Planning and Grants. For more information on Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants, visit hazard mitigation grants.
Mitigation Planning Resources
- Tribal Mitigation Planning Review Guide Official Guide
- Tribal Mitigation Planning Handbook
- Tribal Mitigation Planning Handbook Worksheets
- Tribal Mitigation Planning Review Guide Fact Sheet
- Tribal Mitigation Planning Grant Application Development HMA Job Aid
- Hazard Mitigation Planning for Tribal Governments Fact Sheet
Preparedness Resources for Tribes
Become more prepared for emergencies with our training opportunities, grant programs and preparedness tips.
Training for Tribal Representatives
Training courses by FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute. Specific courses are tailored to tribal audiences, including tribal emergency managers, tribal community response personnel, and tribal leaders.
Training: Center for Domestic Preparedness
The Center for Domestic Preparedness trains emergency responders in 10 different disciplines, such as law enforcement, healthcare and hazardous materials. Training for local, state and tribal responders is fully funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to include travel, lodging and meals.
Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program
This grant program provides funding to Indian tribes to strengthen tribes’ capacity to prepare for and respond to emergency situations. Additional FEMA grant programs are also available to tribal governments.