April 10, 2014

Request for Recommendations on Climate Resilience and Preparedness by April 15th 2014

Tribal leaders on the President’s Climate Preparedness and Resilience Task Force are soliciting input on how the federal government can better support local, state and tribal governments in preparing to protect themselves from extreme weather and other climate impacts.

The two tribal leaders on the Climate Change Task Force, Chairwoman Karen Diver of the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and Mayor Reggie Joule of Alaska’s Northwest Arctic Borough, are soliciting input in developing recommendations specific to:
  1. disaster recovery and resilience,
  2. infrastructure,
  3. natural resources and agriculture, and
  4. human health and community development.

Please consider contributing to this process by emailing your views to IndianCountry@who.eop.gov by Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  Please see the Survey for Recommendations for more information and guidance on submitting your input.