Ohio State Drought Programs

Program Title: Ohio Drought Response Plan

Function: Response, Planning

Program Assistance or Functional Assistance: The purpose of this plan is to set forth administrative requirements necessary for the State and political subdivisions to participate in the Grant-In-Aid Programs for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Ohio Emergency Management Agency is designated as the state agency responsible to plan, organize and maintain emergency management adequate to the needs of the state. This Ohio Administrative Plan supersedes previous versions and all previous Disaster Service Agency memoranda.

Statute or Authority: 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 302 and CFR Part 13

Agencies (primary agency listed first): Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Dept. of Ag. and the Public Commission of Ohio

Customers Served: Entire state (rural and urban), farmers and ranchers

Triggering Event or Circumstance-How does this program relate to drought? Declaration of drought by the Governor

Unmet Needs at federal, state, local and tribal levels. Includes changes from customer or "provider" perspective: No data

Program Limitations: No data

Contact Name and Phone Number: James R. Williams, Executive Director
(614) 889-7150