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Strengthening Emergency Response Preparedness: The Role of Community Engagement and Technology

Natural disasters and other emergencies can strike without warning, causing significant damage to communities and placing lives at risk. This session will describe the effectiveness of emergency…

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Incorporating Cumulative Risk into Tribal Risk Assessments

President Biden recently signed an Executive Order focused on the Federal Government's commitment to enhance and promote environmental justice. One focus of the Executive Order is to direct…

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EPA Tools for Disaster Resilience

This session will introduce how EPA research supports Tribes' responses to disasters and environmental emergencies. This presentation is intended for Tribal planners and responders and will be…

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Tribal Oil Spill NRDA Funding: A Practical Guide for Direct and Immediate Access to Funding AND Updates from the US EPA OEM on Regulatory, Environmental Justice, and Tribal Program Activities

Monica Rusk presented a general presentation last year on the National Pollution Funds Center and natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) funding potentially available to the tribes for oil spills.…

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Planning for Chemical Emergencies on Tribal Lands

The EPA Office of Emergency Management (OEM) staff will provide an overview of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) for preparing and protecting citizens and first…

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Designing Emergency Preparedness Plans for Tribal Communities

This presentation would focus on the unique challenges faced by tribal communities in emergency preparedness and response. The presentation would cover best practices for engaging tribal leaders and…

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