Indian Affairs | Emergency Management Division

Emergency Management Division

Sid Ceasar, Acting Chief, EMD

Chief, Division of Emergency Management. The Chief, Division of Energency Management is responsible for policy development and program management of Bureau activities concerning disaster preparedness, planning, response and recovery, and continuity of operations; and represents the bureau in coordinating interagency emergency management activities related to tribal affairs. This includes coordinating with and among tribes, other Federal agencies, states, and other jurisdictions to enhance preparedness and resilience of tribal communities for disasters and to support response activities during incidents. Responsibility also includes coordinating across organizational elements of BIA and the Office of the Assistant Secretary.