Requesting a Governor-Declared Drought
Guidance Memo and Template
State Drought Assistance Programs
To learn about the State's declaration process and emergency tools, click here.
To access the Department's drought application forms, click here.
Federal Drought Assistance Programs
There is a separate drought process at the federal level. Information on this process can be found on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Drought Programs and Assistance website. Click here for a fact sheet of various financial assistance programs offered by the USDA Farm Service Agency, USDA Rural Development, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Small Business Administration, and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.