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NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is working with NIDIS to lead a workshop on the NCEI drought amelioration web tool.
Objectives of the workshop
- Evaluate the NCEI drought amelioration web page, review other drought recovery tools, and develop recommendations for improvements to the NCEI drought amelioration web page
- Discuss the impacts of drought, including human health and wildfires
- Evaluate whether existing tools/products sufficiently capture drought amelioration
Outcomes of the workshop
- More accurate, timely, and regionally-relevant content that facilitates the use of drought amelioration tools
- Better-informed decision-making and resource allocation using drought amelioration tools
- Improved products and services fit to user requirements
Invitees to the workshop include climate experts and community members, including political leaders, media, public health officials, and writers.