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Southwest Drought and Human Health Workshop

Event Date & Time

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, February 27, 2020 (All day)
Tucson, AZ

The Southwest Drought and Human Health Workshop was tailored around sharing regional drought-related human health impacts, and the workshop helped identify gaps and needs, collaborative opportunities, and ways to integrate the health sector into the Intermountain West DEWS. NIDIS co-hosted the Drought and Human Health Workshop with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), and the University of Arizona Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions. The audience of this workshop was state and local public health departments, climate scientists, emergency managers, tribal communities, and healthcare providers.

For more information, contact Jesse Bell ( or Joel Lisonbee ( This workshop is one of a series of regional workshops hosted by NIDIS and UNMC following a National Drought and Public Health Summit.

-- Meeting Information and Presentations here --


New Mexico

DEWS Regions

Intermountain West Drought Early Warning System