Linking seasonal forecasts into RiskView to enhance food security contingency planning

Hansen, James W.; Tippett, Michael K.; Bell, Michael A.; Ines, Amor Valeriano M.

RiskView is a tool developed by the World Food Programme (WFP) to translate weather data
(real-time and historical) and other spatial information (e.g., crops, drought risk, population, etc.)
into food security needs and response costs. It serves as a swift way of estimating costs in
advance of food insecurity outlooks for financial planning, and for facilitating better resource
allocations to disasters before on-the-ground needs assessments are produced.


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International Research Institute for Climate and Society
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Earth Institute at Columbia University
IRI Technical Report, 10-13
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April 5, 2011