FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FEWS-NET Famine Early Warning System Network

FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee

GIS geographic information systems

GNOCDC Greater New Orleans Community Data Center

GPS global positioning systems

GPW Gridded Population of the World

GRUMP Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project

HDI Human Development Index

HDM Humanitarian Data Model

HICP Humanitarian Information Centre Pakistan

HIS Humanitarian Information System

IAF Inquérito aos Agregados Familiares

ICDRM Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management

IDP internally displaced person

IDRISI Imagery Classification Software

IFRC International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IIASA International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

INEGI Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática

INGC National Institute for Disaster Management of Mozambique

IPC International Programs Center

IPUMS Integrated Public Use Microdata Series

IT information technology

IUSSP International Union for the Scientific Study of Population

JERS-1 Japanese Earth Resources Satellite-1

MAE Mid-America Earthquake Center

MAUP modifiable areal unit problem

MEDS minimal essential data set

MICS Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys

MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer

MSF Médecins Sans Frontières

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