Status of the WDCCThe Western Drought Coordination Council ended its second year in spring 1999 with an agreement to go on hiatus for at least one year, depending on drought in the West and on the work of the National Drought Policy Commission.
Western Climate and Water Status: a quaterly drought-monitoring report, produced by the WDCC's Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction Working Group, from October 1997 through April 1999.
Catalog of Federal Drought Assistance Programs: a comprehensive guide to drought relief, updated for 1999, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the WDCC's Response Working Group.
Status of Drought Report Recommendations: a compilation of recommendations from federal and state-level reports on the drought that struck the Southwest in 1996, prepared by the WDCC's Response Working Group.
Checklist for Whether to Update a Drought Plan: Is your drought plan out of date? This checklist will help answer that question.
Local Drought Response Information: This information was developed by the Preparedness and Mitigation Working Group of the WDCC to help municipal water suppliers compare different approaches to drought planning. This document is considered a work-in-progress and will continue to evolve as new information is received.
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Updated June 1, 2000
Copyright 1998, 1999 Western Drought Coordination Council