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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for first oversight hearing
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for first oversight hearing (February 7, 2017)

Lawmakers will hear from tribal leaders and federal officials about emergency management in Indian Country.


Bad River Band included in President Obama's disaster declaration
Bad River Band included in President Obama's disaster declaration (August 11, 2016)

The Wisconsin tribe was hit hard by storms and floods that have left dozens of families without homes.


Colville Tribes to seek assistance from FEMA after major fires
Colville Tribes to seek assistance from FEMA after major fires (October 29, 2015)

Two fires destroyed more than 500 square miles of the reservation in Washington.


Disaster declaration covers Catawba Nation in South Carolina
Disaster declaration covers Catawba Nation in South Carolina (October 6, 2015)

President Barack Obama issued two declarations for the state, including one that covers the reservation.