Why we help communities

Katmai Engluq, LLC was founded by the descendants of the survivors of the 1912 Novarupta Volcano Eruption, the greatest eruption of the 20th century. The eruption destroyed homes and ancestral lands in Katmai, uprooting generations of families and forcing resettlement hundreds of miles south in the present-day village of Perryville, Alaska. 

As former disaster refugees, this history gives Katmai Engluq a unique understanding about how to prepare for and recover from a disaster in communities on and off the grid. 

Katmai Engluq is dedicated to working with communities to strengthen their resiliency, develop response and recovery plans, and manage the recovery process.

Katmai Engluq, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Oceanside Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation.

For a fantastic review of this occurrence, please see the story, Novarupta – Katmai Eruption of 1912, Largest Eruption of the 20th Century from Alaska Public Media.