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Emergency Preparedness Department                      



The Karuk Tribal Emergency Management Office mission is to protect the life, property, cultural areas and environment of Karuk Tribal members, their families and communities, by coordinating activities that mitigate the effects of, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all hazards and disasters, using a collaborative, risk-based approach.

Thomas Fielden

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Toll Free: 1-800-505-2785 Ext. 2024

Phone: (530) 493-1600 Ext. 2024

Fax: (530) 493-1418



Rachel Lent

GIS Inventory Resource Specialist

Toll Free: 1-800-505-2785 Ext. 2029

Phone: (530) 493-1600 Ext.2029

Fax: (530) 493-1418




How Prepared are you? Emergency Services will be conducting community meetings later this spring.  Come meet the planners and share in the process of being a prepared and resilient community. 

The scheduled community meetings are as follows; 

  • May 5th at 4:30PM to 6:00PM in the Yreka Tribal Housing/Community Building.
  • May 6th at 5:00PM to 6:30PM in the Happy Camp Senior’s Bingo Hall.
  • May 7th at 5:00PM to 6:30PM in the Orleans Karuk Community Center.

Please join us.  Hot dogs will be provided.


Available Downloads 

2015 Karuk Hazard Mitigation Plan - Draft (PDF)

Hard copies of the Draft 2015 Karuk Hazard Mitgation Plan are also available for review at the following locations; Orleans at the Karuk Tribes Transportation Department and Department of Natural Resources, Happy Camp's Tribal Administration and Housing Authority Offices, Yreka Medical Clinic and Yreka Housing Authority/Community Building. Please send all comments to Thomas Fielden or Rachel Lent here at the Emergency Preparedness Department by March 4, 2015.

2013 Karuk Tribe Emergency Operations Plan (PDF)


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