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Evaluating Changes in Health Risk from Drought over the Contiguous United States

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Babak Jalalzadeh Fard, Jagadeesh Puvvula, and Jesse E. Bell
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This study, led by researchers from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, assessed "potential changes in health risk from droughts during the last decade in the contiguous United States."

This research was funded by NIDIS through the FY 2022 Coping with Drought research competition. Learn more about this research: Evaluation of Drought Indicators for Improved Decision-Making in Public Health and Emergency Preparedness: Reducing Drought’s Burden on Health.

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A NIDIS-funded research study on on evaluating changes in health risk from drought was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
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Missouri River Basin