Drought Preparedness: What you can do
A drought is a period when an area or region experiences precipitation amounts that are below normal. This causes reduced soil moisture and groundwater, diminished streamflow, crop damage and a general water shortage. This guide is designed to help the citizens in your community understand drought and its negative impacts, and how to prepare for it.
- Different types of drought and its harmful effects
- Drought preparedness tips
- Wildfires and drought
- The aftermath of drought
- Current Federal response and mitigation strategies