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Message from Jim Byard, Jr., Director of ADECA

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is committed to our mission:  Building Better Alabama Communities. Through partnerships with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and other agencies, the men and women of ADECA work every day to improve the quality of life for Alabamians. I am pleased to welcome you to our website, and I invite you to explore our Department’s various program areas and divisions. We are here to serve, so please do not hesitate to contact us.


Drought Planning and Management in Alabama            

The goal of Alabama's drought planning and management process is to ensure accurate and consistent information concerning hydrologic and drought conditions, impacts, and forecasts around the state.

Click here to find the current Drought Declaration and Drought Impact Summary​.

CDBG - Disaster Recovery

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds are allocated after some federally declared disasters.

Fair Housing Outreach

Understand the basic provisions of the Fair Housing Act.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Free, professional assistance is available across Alabama year-round.


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