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Drought Impacts Toolkit

Associated Agencies

National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The National Drought Mitigation Center's Drought Impacts Toolkit features several key tools for monitoring and mitigating the impacts of drought:

  • Condition Monitoring Observations: Submit and view condition monitoring observer reports from citizen scientists across the U.S.
  • Drought Impact Reporter: A national database of drought impacts from July 2005 to the present 
  • Visual Drought Atlas: A way to compare the appearance of different landscapes over time, in dry, wet and normal years using photographs
  • Emerging Impacts Resources: A list of regularly updated resources on drought impacts
  • Drought Impact Assessments: A list of state, regional, and national drought impact assessments