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International Journal of Geophysics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 986016, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/986016
Research Article

Using Seasonal Climate Forecasts to Guide Disaster Management: The Red Cross Experience during the 2008 West Africa Floods

1Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, N. W., Office 715, Washington, DC 20036, USA
2Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, The Hague, The Netherlands
3International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Palisades, NY, USA
4UNISDR Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya
5African Center for Meteorological Applications to Development (ACMAD), Niamey, Niger

Received 29 September 2011; Revised 22 December 2011; Accepted 15 January 2012

Academic Editor: Gregory S. Jenkins

Copyright © 2012 Arame Tall et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Arame Tall, Simon J. Mason, Maarten van Aalst, et al., “Using Seasonal Climate Forecasts to Guide Disaster Management: The Red Cross Experience during the 2008 West Africa Floods,” International Journal of Geophysics, vol. 2012, Article ID 986016, 12 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/986016