Thursday, March 30, 2017

National Drought Mitigation Center

About Us

Mission and History

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), established at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1995, helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management rather than crisis management.

Institutional Partnerships

The NDMC collaborates with many federal, state, and international agencies.

Current Research and Projects

Research and other projects currently underway, with links to additional information.

Recently Completed Research and Projects

An overview of projects and research recently completed with links to final products and materials.

Who We Are

See a full listing of staff and their profiles.

Program Areas

The National Drought Mitigation Center has two main research program areas: Drought Monitoring and Planning and Social Science.

Contact Us

Looking for someone specific? Contacts by topic area can be found here.
Dr. Michael Hayes

Click here to view a video on the NDMC produced by UNL.

Or here, for a 90-second audio description of the NDMC, from an interview that Tonya Haigh did with Successful Farming Radio Magazine.

Information for Visitors

The National Drought Mitigation Center is physically located on the eighth floor of Hardin Hall, on the northeast corner of the intersection of Holdrege and 33rd Streets in Lincoln, Nebraska.


Look here for publications by the NDMC, including DroughtScape - our quarterly newsletter, scholarly publications, and the Drought Network News archive.


The National Drought Mitigation Center | University of Nebraska-Lincoln
3310 Holdrege Street | P.O. Box 830988 | Lincoln, NE 68583–0988
phone: (402) 472–6707 | fax: (402) 472–2946 | Contact Us | Web Policy

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