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risk analysis

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Answers the questions, “What are the likelihood and consequence of the risk? And “How high is the risk?” Risk analysis provides an estimate of each risk's likelihood and consequence, and the resulting risk level to more effectively manage risks and prioritize risk mitigation efforts. The risk level is noted in the Risk Reporting Format adopted by the program.