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Preparedness Resources for Tribes

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.

Strategic and Operational Planning
Provides guidance and tools to support strategic and operational planning and address gaps and challenges identified in national preparedness data.

National Incident Management System
Provides information on the National Incident Management System and supporting tools and guidance.

National Preparedness Resource Library
Provides a variety of national preparedness doctrine to include the National Preparedness Goal, National Preparedness System, National Planning Frameworks, Federal Interagency Operational Plans, and relevant Annexes.

Recorded video presentations from subject-matter experts and thought leaders that spread new ideas, spark conversation, and promote innovative leadership on the issues confronting emergency managers today and in the future.

FEMA Podcast
Audio series that addresses a variety of topics to include innovation in the field of emergency management and stories about communities and individuals recovering after disasters.

Last Updated: 
11/25/2019 - 15:28