The new maps will help decision makers and the public respond to the current drought, prepare for future drought conditions, and improve the nation’s long-term drought resilience.
The new report describes a December 2020 workshop’s key takeaways and provides a list of priority actions to help both NIDIS and the broader research community advance flash drought research activities and tool development.
The webinar included an update on the current drought situation and outlook, an overview of wildland fire conditions, and featured perspectives from on-the-ground responders about the drought conditions in the West.
The three-part webinar series is designed to help water utilities professionals better plan for and mitigate drought impacts and advance long-term drought resilience.
Approximately $15 million will be available for about 90 new awards, pending budget appropriations, with most awards funded between $50,000 and $300,000 per year.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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