NIDIS Portal Site Disclaimers

The following statements apply to all web pages and content managed by the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) on the "" domain.

Links to External Sites

The NIDIS Portal may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the operation of or content located on or through any such site. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the site.

Non-endorsement of Commercial and other non-NIDIS Products and Services

Hypertext links and other references to non-NIDIS products and services are provided for information only and do not constitute endorsement or warranty, expressed or implied, by NIDIS, its partners, its sponsoring agencies, or the U.S. Government, as to their suitability, content, usefulness, functioning, completeness, or accuracy.

Content Accuracy, Completeness and Usability of NIDIS Data and Information

We make every effort to provide and maintain accurate, complete, usable, and timely information on our Web pages. However, some NIDIS data and information accessed through these pages may, of necessity, be preliminary in nature and presented prior to final review. These data and information are provided with the understanding that they are not guaranteed to be correct or complete. Users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of these data and information before using them for decisions that concern personal or public safety or the conduct of business that involves substantial monetary or operational consequences. Conclusions drawn from, or actions undertaken on the basis of, such data and information are the sole responsibility of the user.


NIDIS authored or produced data and information are in the public domain. While the content of many NIDIS web pages are in the public domain, some pages contain material that is copyrighted by others and used by NIDIS with permission. You may need to obtain permission from the copyright owner for other uses. Furthermore, some non-NIDIS data, products, and information linked, or referred to, from this site may be protected under U.S. and foreign copyright laws. You may need to obtain permission from the copyright owner to acquire, use, reproduce, or distribute these materials. It is the sole responsibility of you, the user of this site, to carefully examine the content of NIDIS pages and all linked pages for copyright restrictions and to secure all necessary permissions.


Neither the NIDIS partners, sponsoring agencies, the U.S. Government nor any participating agency thereof, nor any of the employees, contractors, or subcontractors who work on the NIDIS project, make any warranty, express or implied, nor assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, nor represent that its use would not infringe on privately owned rights.