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Drought Impact Reporter (DIR)

Associated Agencies

National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC)

The Drought Impact Reporter (DIR) is an interactive database of drought impacts in the U.S., by location, data, type, and cost built from stakeholder, government, media, and other reports.

How to

What can I do with these data?

  • View reported impacts at the national, state, county or city scale

How do I use the site?

  • Interactive Map: Use the tools to modify the map viewer
  • Be sure to select the “Refresh” button to apply any changes to the map viewer


Drought Impact Reporter (DIR): link to the DIR interactive map viewer 

Representative Image
DIR example image