This section contains information on several resources available to tribes to help them become more prepared for emergencies, such as training opportunities, grant programs, and preparedness tips.
Training for Tribal Representatives
Training courses by FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI). Specific courses are tailored to tribal audiences, including tribal emergency managers, tribal community response personnel, and tribal leaders.
Training: Center for Domestic Preparedness
CDP trains emergency responders in ten different disciplines, such as law enforcement, healthcare and hazardous materials. Training for local, state and tribal responders is fully funded by DHS 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.
Ready Indian Country
Ready Indian Country provides preparedness resources for tribal communities. Find resources and information designed for Indian Country and tailored to your geographic region.