Whether they creep up on communities or take hold in a flash, droughts can lead to disastrous economic, environmental and human health consequences. The best way to prepare is to have a plan in place. The information presented in the sections below will help you learn more about drought, its potential effects on your community, and how you can use scenario planning and exercises to increase your community’s preparedness.
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Southwest Drought Learning Network Sharing Management Practices team shares lessons learned during regional droughts
August 13, 2021
U.S. Drought Monitor now searchable by tribal area
August 10, 2021
New Drought Center dashboard steps ranchers through key questions
May 11, 2021
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