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Welcome to FEMA's Tribal Affairs Hub

Tribal governments and their members are an essential part of our nation’s emergency management team. Effective relationships with Tribal Nations are necessary to fulfill FEMA’s mission of working together to improve our nation’s disaster preparedness and response.

FEMA is committed to supporting Indian Country in its efforts to build more resilient and better prepared communities.

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Look up which FEMA region supports your Tribal Nation during disaster and emergency response.

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See upcoming and past tribal

consultations with Tribal Nations and other events.

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Learn about the process for a Tribal Nation to apply for a federal declaration.

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Explore information on grants and mitigation planning to help prepare for and recover from disasters.

2022-2026 National Tribal Strategy

2022 - 2026 FEMA National Tribal Strategy

FEMA acknowledges the sovereignty of federally recognized tribes and is committed to enhancing our working relationship with tribal governments to improve emergency and disaster responsiveness throughout Indian Country.

Tribal Engagements

FEMA regularly meets with tribal leaders and tribal emergency management staff across the country to support disaster recovery efforts and better understand the challenges and needs of Tribal Nations.

In the first year following the launch of the 2022–2026 National Tribal Strategy, FEMA and Tribal Nation partners held over 260 engagements across Indian Country.

View upcoming and past consultations.