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Craig Fugate: Consulting tribes on disaster declaration process
Craig Fugate: Consulting tribes on disaster declaration process (April 9, 2013)

Craig Fugate, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, on tribal consultation: When you're tackling a new and challenging topic, starting from a solid foundation is crucial to success....


DHS Secretary Napolitano supports tribal disaster requests
DHS Secretary Napolitano supports tribal disaster requests (March 8, 2012)

Tribes should be treated like state governments in requesting disaster declarations, Secretary Janet Napolitano of the Department of Homeland Security said on Wednesday. Under the Stafford Act, only states can...


FEMA supports bill for tribes to request disaster declarations
FEMA supports bill for tribes to request disaster declarations (December 7, 2011)

The Obama administration is supporting legislation that allows tribes to request disaster declarations from the federal government. Under the the Stafford Act, only states can request declarations. So the Federal...


Craig Fugate: FEMA recognizes sovereignty of tribal nations
Craig Fugate: FEMA recognizes sovereignty of tribal nations (December 7, 2011)

"As demonstrated time and time again through many disasters across America, emergency management requires a team effort. Our country's tribal nations and leaders are an essential part of the team....