Tribal Emergency Management News

Coronavirus Pandemic Response Mass Care Delivery Guidance

To support an effective state-managed, locally executed and federally supported response to disasters occurring during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, FEMA developed guidance to assist state, tribal and territorial governments in planning mass care delivery.

Continue reading

DHS Announces Grant Allocations for Fiscal Year 2020 Preparedness Awards

As part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ongoing efforts to support state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf today announced final allocations of $385 million for seven Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 DHS competitive preparedness grant programs. These allocations, together with the more than $1.3 billion in non-competitive grant funding announced by DHS in February and April, total nearly $1.8 billion in FY 2020 granted to assist states, local areas, tribal and territorial governments, nonprofit agencies, and the private sector with their preparedness efforts.

Continue reading

FEMA Hosts Tribal Webinar on Fire Management Assistance Grant Program and Policy Guide

FEMA is hosting a national webinar for federally recognized Indian tribes on the Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) Program and the draft FMAG Program and Policy Guide (FMAGPPG). The purpose of the grant is to provide assistance during the incident period of a declared fire to minimize immediate adverse effects of the declared fire and to manage and control the fire.

Continue reading

Key Messages for Tropical Storm Cristobal - Advisory 8

Storm_warning
  1. Damaging and deadly flooding has already occurred in portions of Mexico and Central America, Cristobal is expected to produce additional extreme rainfall amounts through the end of the week. The heaviest additional rainfall is expected over far southern Mexico and portions of the Yucatan Peninsula, while also extending along the Pacific coast from Chiapas to Guatemala and El Salvador. This rainfall could cause widespread life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.

Continue reading

White House Re-Establishes Council on Native American Affairs

Press-Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the White House, in conjunction with U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt, re-established the White House Council on Native American Affairs under Executive Order 13647. The White House Council on Native American Affairs will continue the important inter- agency coordination of the Indian Country COVID-19 Response Team assembled by the White House in early March.

Continue reading

Coronavirus Pandemic: Whole-of-America Response

FEMA_Logo_Large

Attached you will find today’s Daily Briefing Points and the Regional Supplemental for the Whole-of-America response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These briefing points include Topline Messages, as well as information By the Numbers; Supply Chain Task Force; FEMA and Department of Health and Human Services Response; and Guidance from Federal Agencies. The Regional Supplemental highlights the updated numbers by states and regions.

Continue reading

FEMA Announces Release of Community Lifelines Toolkit 2.0

FEMA_Logo_Large

Today, FEMA announced the release of the “Community Lifelines Implementation Toolkit 2.0” and the “Incident Stabilization Guide,” which provide updated information and resources to better understand and implement Community Lifelines throughout the emergency management community.

Continue reading

© Tribal Emergency Management Association

Website built and maintained by NEP Fire Services

NEP IS A UNION WORKPLACE!

NEP WeAreUnion PROUD MEMBER OF CWA L-9003