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FEMA - Tribal Nations Listening Session - December 8, 2020 1PM Eastern

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FEMA’s Recovery Directorate, in partnership with FEMA’s Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs Division, will be hosting a virtual listening session with tribal leaders to discuss Recovery coronavirus (COVID-19) policies, guidance and their implementation and impact on tribal nations. This listening session will take place virtually on December 8, 2020, 1:00-4:00 P.M. ET.

FEMA staff will provide an overview of program assistance for the pandemic, Recovery (Public Assistance and Individual Assistance) policies and tribal inquiries already received. FEMA is interested in hearing additional feedback from tribal leaders on ways of improving the delivery of assistance. Attached is the Dear Tribal Leader notification letter, which was previously distributed, and a framing paper with questions for tribal leader consideration.

 

Registration:

Please register in advance for the session, via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session.


Written Comments:

Questions and written comments may be directed to Recovery by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through FEMA Regional Tribal Liaisons until January 8, 2021. Contact information for FEMA Tribal Liaisons may be found at www.fema.gov/about/contact.

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If you have any questions, please contact FEMA Office of External Affairs:

§  Congressional Affairs at (202) 646-4500 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

§  Intergovernmental Affairs at (202) 646-3444 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

§  Tribal Affairs at (202) 646-3444 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

§  Private Sector Engagement at (202) 646-3444 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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D. Bambi Kraus

National Tribal Affairs Advisor | Office of External Affairs

Office: (202) 212-7215 | Mobile: (202) 655-8726

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