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North Carolina Drought

North Carolina has a relatively low summer drought threat and is one of the only states with a statewide climate change adaptation plan that covers all drought-related sectors.

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For more information on how prepared North Carolina is for its growing drought threat, read the detailed state summary.

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Is North Carolina taking action?

  • North Carolina is already preparing for its current drought risks, and has much done more than most other states plan for future droughts
  • It is one of only a few states that have a statewide climate change adaptation plan covering all drought-affected sectors examined