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The FEMA Tribal Policy (fully 508-compliant) has been uploaded online

All, The FEMA Tribal Policy (fully 508-compliant!) has been uploaded online, available here: And as always, it’s also accessible from our tribal webpage: Richard Flores Special Advisor for National Tribal Affairs U.S. Department of Homeland Security FEMA HQ…

Katie Armiger Behind the Scenes of “SAFE”

Katie Armiger is dedicating her single, “Safe”, from her album “Fall Into Me”, to our nation’s first responders and has created a supporting campaign, ‘Project Feel Safe’, to honor the brave men and women who keep us safe.  Check it… hosts online interactive discussion with iTEMA is pleased to host a one hour presentation and interactive discussion Wednesday, October 23, 2013, beginning at 12:00 Noon Eastern time (please convert to your local time). Our topic will be the recently founded Tribal Emergency Management Association (iTEMA)….

Disaster Relief Appropriations Act

Tonight the U.S. Senate passed the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 which includes a provision that would amend the Stafford Act to allow federally recognized Tribal governments to directly make requests to the President for federal emergency and disaster declarations.