• Droughts are one of the most costly natural disasters that affect the U.S. Visit these sites to learn how you can prepare for and recover from a drought.

    U.S. Drought Portal - View maps, local news, and fact sheets to help you monitor droughts in your area. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

    National Drought Mitigation Center - Get current news and monitoring tools, and learn how to plan for a drought. There’s even a section just for kids! (University of Nebraska–Lincoln)

    Drought Preparedness and Water Conservation - Learn the four types of drought and what they affect. You can also learn how to conserve water indoors and outdoors. (American Red Cross)

    Water Conservation Tips - Learn how you can save water in the bathroom, kitchen, laundry, and outside your home. (Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission)

    Last Updated: 10/08/2014