America's Preparedness Report Card 2015

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Florida Drought

By 2050, Florida's summer drought threat is projected to double. The state is working to understand its future drought risks but it could be doing more.



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


Is Florida taking action?

  • Florida has already done more than most states to prepare for its current drought risks and its working to understand how climate change will increase its future risk
  • The Department of Health has conducted a detailed drought vulnerability assessment
  • However, the state has not implemented any adaptation measures aimed toward future climate-related drought risks.