Emergency Management Personnel Meeting in Warm Springs this Week

Tribal, State, Local and Federal Emergency Management personnel are meeting at Kah-Nee-Ta this week to prepare for a June Oregon Tribal Nations Joint Exercise. ​The upcoming preparedness exercise will test things like communication between Tribes and Emergency Agencies using Ham Radio and Satellite Phone.  Preparing for a large scale disaster includes understanding the protocol for declaring an emergency and for Tribes – considerations like protection of Natural and Cultural Resources. The Cascadia Rising Exercise is scheduled for June 7-10.