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Famine Early Warning System (FEWS)
Entry ID: FEWS


Summary
Abstract: The Famine Early Warning System (FEWS) provides the infrastructure for African countries and regional organizations to manage risk of food insecurity through the provision of timely and analytical early warning and vulnerability information. FEWS is a USAID-funded activity that collaborates with international, national, and regional partners to provide timely and rigorous early warning and vulnerability information on emerging or evolving food security issues.

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Description: Access the Famine Early Warning System.

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ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA


Platform
GOES >NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites    [Information]
METEOSAT    [Information]
NOAA POES >NOAA Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellites    [Information]


Instrument
AVHRR >Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer    [Information]


Keywords
Famine
Hunger
Food
Food Security
Crops
Farm Conditions
Africa


Personnel
JIM VERDIN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: verdin at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
EROS Data Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA


ALVIN JIM MILLER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (301) 763-8071
Contact Address:
NOAA/NWS
5200 Auth Rd, Room 808
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20233
Country: USA


COMPTON TUCKER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: Compton.J.Tucker at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Code 614.0
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


ROY STACY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: rstacy at fews.net
Contact Address:
1133 20th St. NW
City: Washington
Province or State: D.C.
Postal Code: 20036
Country: USA


WILLIAM WHELAN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-712-5001
Fax: 202-216-3373
Email: wwhelan at usaid.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Agency for International Development
Ronald Reagan Building
City: Washington
Province or State: D.C.
Postal Code: 20523-1000
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-05-06
SERF Last Revision Date: 2018-07-25



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