A number of federal and state agencies provide direct relief and recovery support for drought impacts. While NIDIS does not provide monetary relief resources, it does provide information and services to mitigate drought.
The links on this page provide additional information about programs and resources available for drought mitigation, relief, and recovery.
How Does the USDA Use the Drought Monitor?
A 2019 fact sheet from the National Drought Mitigation Center summarizes U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) drought recovery programs, including those triggered by the U.S. Drought Monitor.