Introduce myself and Jim. Thank everyone for coming.
Drought Mitigation and Response Advisory Council Elements of a Drought Response Plan May 29, 2008
Statement of Purpose “ The purpose of the Kentucky Drought Mitigation and Response plan is to reduce the impacts of droughts by identifying principal activities, groups, or regions most at risk and developing mitigation actions and programs that alter these vulnerabilities” Adapted from The Basics of Drought Planning: A 10-Step Process When drought management is considered in this context, Drought Response becomes but one component of a larger suite of actions.
Drought Plans in Other States 1. INTRODUCTION 2. RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER PLANS AND POLICIES 3. OVERVIEW OF DROUGHT IN HAWAII 4. HAWAII DROUGHT PROGRAM 5. DROUGHT MONITORING, FORECASTING, AND IMPACT ASSESSMENT 6. DROUGHT RISK AND VULNERABILITY IN HAWAII 7. DROUGHT COMMUNICATION AND RESPONSE ACTIONS 8. DROUGHT MITIGATION AND PREPAREDNESS 9. RECOMMENDATIONS AND IMPLEMENTATION ACTIONS
Drought Plans in Other States 1. INTRODUCTION 2. DROUGHT MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE 3. DATA COLLECTION 4. COMMUNICATION 5. DROUGHT ACTION LEVELS 6. DROUGHT RESPONSE 7. DROUGHT SEVERITY INDICES 8. EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS-LEGAL AUTHORITIES AND POWERS