Alexander Orenstein

Alexander Orenstein

GIS and Disaster Risk Reduction Advisor

Action Contre la Faim

Biography

Alex Orenstein manages Disaster Risk Reduction for Action Contre la Faim in West Africa. Alex oversees the Pastoral Early Warning System (PEWS), which monitors drought among cattle herding communities in the Sahel. PEWS uses a mix of open Earth Observation data and field data to make data products that allow humanitarian actors and governments to predict and respond to humanitarian crises among cattle herding communities. He can be found on twitter at @oren_sa.

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