NCGIA National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NGDC National Geophysical Data Center

NGO nongovernmental organization

NIMA U.S. National Imagery and Mapping Agency

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPOESS VIIRS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environment Satellite System Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite

NRC National Research Council

NSDI national spatial data infrastructure

NSO national statistical office

OAS Organization of American States

OCHA United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

ODI Overseas Development Institute

OFDA Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

OGC Open GIS Consortium

ORC Macro Opinion Research Corporation

ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory

PALUCP African Project for Emergency Control of Migratory Locusts

PUMA Public Use Microdata Area

PVI Prevalent Vulnerability Index

SALB Second Administrative Level Boundary

SAR synthetic aperture radar

SEDAC Socioeconomic and Data Applications Center

SHARE Structured Humanitarian Assistance Reporting Effort

TIGER Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing system

UCSB University of California, Santa Barbara

ULCP Unit for Migratory Locust Control

UNCAP United Nations Consolidated Appeals Process

UNDP United Nations Development Programme

UNFPA United Nations Population Fund

UNGIWG United Nations Geospatial Information Working Group



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