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Update FEMA's Tribal Mitigation Planning Policy

U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Consultation Platform

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Comment Deadline:

November 30, 2023


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held a listening session and tribal consultation on July 27, 2023 to begin the process to update FEMA's tribal mitigation planning policy. This policy, currently entitled Tribal Mitigation Plan Review Guide (2017), interprets and explains the Mitigation Planning regulation at 44 Code of Federal Regulations (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. The purpose of government-to-government tribal consultations is to gather Tribal Nations feedback on how to improve the tribal mitigation planning process across Indian Country. 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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