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Tools and Templates

Check out additional resources and templates to support the development of your Tribe’s vulnerability assessment and adaptation plan.

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EISI Adaptation tool

February 2024

Exposures, Impacts, and Strategies Inventory (EISI) Tool

The Exposures, Impacts, and Strategies Inventory (EISI) tool is a free customizable tool that supports Tribal communities that are conducting adaptation planning. This Microsoft Excel-based tool contains data sources needed at several decision-making steps to help your community prepare to take the most effective actions. The latest version was updated in February 2024.

 

January 2022

Transportation Adaptation Planning Resources

The Pala Band of Mission Indians and the Jamul Indian Village of California (JIVoC) were funded by Caltrans’s 2019 Adaption Planning Grant (per Senate Bill 1) to complete the Tribal Transportation Climate Adaptation Project. A key goal of that project was to share  learnings and resources for the benefit of other Tribes throughout the U.S. 

January 2022

Transportation Adaptation Planning Resources

The Pala Band of Mission Indians and the Jamul Indian Village of California (JIVoC) were funded by Caltrans’s 2019 Adaption Planning Grant (per Senate Bill 1) to complete the Tribal Transportation Climate Adaptation Project. A key goal of that project was to share  learnings and resources for the benefit of other Tribes throughout the U.S. 

July 2019

Report Template: Pala Band of Mission Indians Climate Change Adaptation Plan

This report synthesizes and presents the results of a planning process designed to help the Pala Band of Mission Indians more proactively prepare for and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Prior to this report, Pala assessed its vulnerability to climate change, which was summarized in its Vulnerability Assessment. Download the Word version of this report to customize for your Tribe.

July 2019

Climate Change Exposure Fact Sheets

Pala Band of Mission Indians produced the following fact sheets to help their community understand high-risk climate exposures and how to recognize and prepare for climate threats.

February 2019

Report Template: Pala Band of Mission Indians Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

The Pala Band of Mission Indians has assessed its vulnerability to climate change, which is summarized in this report. Climate change refers to long-term changes in usual or expected weather patterns resulting from an increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. To determine Pala’s climate change vulnerability, this process entailed review of literature, data, staff knowledge, and community observations to determine to what extent Pala may be exposed to various climate changes now and in the future. Download the Word version of this report to customize for your Tribe.

June 2018

Survey Template: Climate Vulnerability Experiences and Priorities Survey

This template can be used for gathering initial community input when developing your vulnerability assessment. If you have a Google account, you can use this link to create and save a copy of this template to customize for your Tribe.

July 2022

Directory of U.S. Tribal Climate and Health Adaptation Assistance Providers

TCHP’s Directory of Technical Assistance Providers can help you identify outside advisors that may be able to provide support at no cost.