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FEMA EMI Now Offers Master Public Information Officer Program

EMI has devised a program to train and prepare Public Information Officers to utilize networking and collaboration to deliver news and warnings to the entire community. Applications are due by June 30, 2016. http://training.fema.gov/emigrams/2016/1247%20-%20training%20bulletin%20-%20mpio-%20final-%20fy17%20application%20process%203%20page_pp_5-26-16.pdf?d=5/26/2016

FEMA: President Declares Disaster for Montana

President Declares Disaster for Montana 05/24/2016 06:04 PM EDT   WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Montana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts…

iTEMA President Jake Heflin Testifies to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Oversight Hearing on “When Catastrophe Strikes: Responses to Natural Disasters in Indian Country” 07/30/2014 02:30 PM “Tribes are different, incidents impacting our sacred sites don’t carry monetary value.” VIDEO – (Testimony starts at 1:49:56) http://www.indian.senate.gov/hearing/oversight-hearing-when-catastrophe-strikes-responses-natural-disasters-indian-country TESTIMONY – http://www.indian.senate.gov/sites/default/files/upload/files/7.30.14%20SCIA%20Witness%20Testimony%20-%20Jake%20Heflin%20-%20TEMA.pdf

iTEMA 2015 Annual Conference Location RFP

iTEMA invites tribes to submit a proposal for our Annual Conference set for April 6 – 10, 2015 and/or April 4 – 8, 2016. Please click to respond to the iTEMA Request for Proposals. iTEMA is a national non-profit Tribal…

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:  http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/25324 And as always, it’s also accessible from our tribal webpage: https://www.fema.gov/tribal-policies-legislation Richard Flores Special Advisor for National Tribal Affairs U.S. Department of Homeland Security FEMA HQ…

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