Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma

Contact Information

PO Box 1527
Miami, OK 74355 - 1527
(918) 540-2535
AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Planning Grant FY 2012

Executive Summary

The Peoria Tribe will utilize this planning grant to develop an AmeriCorps program that will engage AmeriCorps members to develop a tribal Emergency Operations Plan as well as enhance existing safety education in the tribal community of Ottawa County, Oklahoma. Members will address the needs of the tribal members resulting in the development of a tribal Emergency Operations Plan. Program activities will primarily be in the areas of Disaster Mitigation including Fire Prevention and Disaster Preparation. We will investigate and develop a consortium of local tribes that will strengthen emergency activities in this area and assist the Peoria Tribe in reducing the loss of life in Ottawa County due to fires, tornados, and flooding.

Award Information

Application ID: 12TN135170
CNCS Award Amount:
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