Kicking off the Forum will be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Conservation and Management and NOAA Deputy Administrator, Dr. Mark Schaefer.
Co-sponsored by the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) and California partners
This one-day event will address and provide information on critical drought topics: current conditions; the outlook for continuing drought; impacts and responses among different sectors; assistance programs; and resources for early warning information and preparedness. The Forum will bring together government officials, agencies, industries, non-governmental organizations, decision-makers, scientists, tribes, and other stakeholders to discuss drought information needs and ways to improve preparedness.
The event is free of charge. For a webcast of the Forum, register here.
Call-in for audio of webcast: 1-800-857-9881, Passcode 4471366.
Learn about the extent of drought conditions and the prospects for ongoing drought.
Provide new information and resources for drought early warning and response.
Develop key recommendations for improving drought readiness and resilience.
A working lunch will be provided during the meeting.
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