Drought Disaster Spreads across Four States
Posted by feww on June 27, 2013
USDA declares drought disaster in 19 additional counties in four states
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated a total of 19 counties in four states—Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and California—as agricultural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by the ongoing drought.
The latest designations, issued on June 26, include both primary and contiguous disaster areas.
- Colorado: Archuleta, Mineral, Conejos, Hinsdale, La Plata,
Rio Grande and Saguache counties.
- New Mexico: Rio Arriba and San Juan counties.
- California: San Diego, Imperial, Orange and Riverside counties.
- Texas: Reeves, Culberson, Jeff Davis, Loving, Pecos and Ward counties.
- Agri Disaster Declared for 50 Counties across Nine States June 6, 2013
- Drought Disaster Declared for 72 Counties in 9 States May 31, 2013
- U-S Drought 2013: Fueled by Heat from Hell? January 31, 2013 [FIRE-EARTH Forecast]
- US: Drought Disaster 2013 [Drought Index Page]