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Tribal Mitigation Planning Guidance Written Comments

U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Consultation Platform

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Comment Deadline:

November 28, 2023


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) invites Tribal Nations to attend a tribal consultation on October 5, 2023, at 3 p.m. EDT (2 p.m. PDT; 11 a.m. AKDT), as we begin to update the agency's tribal mitigation planning policy. This policy, currently entitled Tribal Mitigation Plan Review Guide (2017), interprets and the Mitigation Planning regulation at 44 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 201 and describes the requirements for developing and updating tribal mitigation plans. Mitigation Planning helps tribes understand risks from natural hazards and develop long-term strategies to reduce the impacts of hazards on people, property and the environment. A FEMA approved mitigation plan is also a condition for receiving certain types of non-emergency funding. Tribal Nations can send their comments and any questions to Please include the subject line Tribal Mitigation Planning Guidance Written Comments. Feedback and comments are due by November 30, 2023.

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