Overview of Drought Response Strategies

by Darrell G. Fontane, (M.ASCE),
Donald K. Frevert, (M.ASCE),

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


An overview of drought response strategies in the United States is presented. The paper focuses on tactical strategies for mitigating the impacts of drought conditions. A general structure for a drought response process and a suggested organization for a drought response team are discussed.

Subject Headings: Droughts | Emergency management | Mitigation and remediation | Organizations | Disaster response | Disaster recovery | Hydrology | Water management | United States

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