25 CFR 20.328 - How can a tribe apply for Disaster Assistance?
(a) The tribe affected by the disaster is considered the applicant and must submit the following to the Regional Director through the local Superintendent:
(1) A tribal resolution requesting disaster assistance;
(2) A copy of county, state, or Presidential declaration of disaster; and
(3) The projected extent of need in the service area not covered by other federal funding sources.
(b) The Regional Director must forward the above tribal documents and his/her recommendation to the Assistant Secretary for final decision on whether disaster assistance will be provided and to what extent.