Acronyms

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  • AAH

    Action Against Hunger

  • ACAPS

    Assessment Capacities Project

  • ACF

    Action Contre la Faim

  • ACT

    ACT International

  • ADPC

    Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

  • ALNAP

    Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance

  • ARC

    Action for the Rights of Children

  • AS

    Accion Social

  • ASA

    American Statistical Association

  • ASEAN

    Association of Southeast Asian Nations

  • Benetech

    Beneficent Technology

  • BHRC

    Benfield Hazard Research Centre

  • BMC

    BioMedCentral

  • Bro

    Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement

  • CARE

    CARE

  • CARE

    Humanitarian CARE

  • Caritas

    Caritas

  • CC

    Creative Commons

  • CCCM

    Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster

  • CDA

    CDA Collaborative Learning Projects

  • CDCP

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • CERF

    United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund

  • CERTI

    Crisis and Transition Tool Kit

  • CIDERS

    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies

  • COHRE

    Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions

  • CPC

    Committee on Planning for Catastrophe

  • CPCW

    Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Wetlands

  • CRED

    Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters

  • CRIC

    Comite de Reflexion des Intervenants aux Cataclysmes

  • CRS

    Catholic Relief Service

  • CS

    Commonwealth Secretariat

  • CSFVA

    Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment

  • CU

    Cambridge University

  • CU

    Columbia University

  • DEC

    Disaster Emergency Committee

  • DESAP

    Development of a Self-Assessment Programme

  • DFG

    California Department for Fish and Game

  • DFID

    UK Department for International Development

  • DHS

    Demographic and Health Surveys

  • DNP

    Departamento Nacional de Planeación

  • DRC

    Danish Refugee Council

  • ECB

    Emergency Capacity Building

  • ECHELLE

    ONG Echelle

  • ECHO

    European Commission - Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection

  • ECLAC

    Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

  • ECP

    European Civil Protection

  • ECVR

    Enquête sur les Conditions de Vie en milieu rural (by UNDP)

  • ECVU

    Enquête sur les Conditions de Vie en milieu urban (by UNDP)

  • EEA

    European Environment Agency

  • EFSA

    Emergency Food Security Assessment (by WFP)

  • EHNIG

    eHealth Nigeria

  • EIMA

    Enquete Initiale Multi Aleas

  • EMU

    Emory University

  • ENSEA

    Ecole Nationale Supériore de Statistique et d'Economie Appliquée

  • EPA

    United States Environmental Protection Agency

  • EPFL

    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

  • EPIET

    European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training

  • ERAT

    Emergency Rapid Assessment Team (by ASEAN)

  • ERRF

    Emergency Relief Response Fund

  • ESRI

    Environmental Systems Research Institute

  • ESS

    Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences

  • ETEPI

    Emerging Themes in Epidemiology

  • ETR

    ETR Associates

  • EU

    European Union

  • Expert

    Individual Expert

  • FAFO

    FAFO Research Foundation

  • FANTA

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance

  • FAO

    Food and Agriculture Organization

  • FEMA

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (US)

  • FHI

    Family Health International

  • FIC

    Feinstein International Centre, Tufts University

  • FICSS

    Field Information and Coordination Support Section (UNHCR)

  • FSAU

    Food Security Analysis Unit

  • FTS

    Financial Tracking Service

  • GEC

    Global Education Cluster

  • GHC

    Global Health Cluster

  • GICHD

    Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining

  • GOOGLE

    Google

  • GoZ

    Government of Zimbabwe

  • GPC

    Global Protection Cluster

  • GRH

    Gobierno de la Republica de Honduras

  • GSS

    Ghana Statistical Service

  • GTPDI

    Groupe de Travail sur les Personnes Déplacées Internes - Burundi

  • GTZ

    Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (Germany)

  • HAI

    HelpAge International

  • HC

    Hunter College

  • HIC

    Humanitarian Information Center for the Middle East

  • HPG ODI

    Humanitarian Policy Group (by ODI)

  • HPN

    Humanitarian Practice Network

  • HRC

    Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley

  • HRQ

    Journal Human Rights Quarterly

  • HUBE

    Humboldt University, Berlin

  • IASC

    Inter-Agency Standing Committee

  • ICASEES

    Institut Centrafricain des Statistiques des Etudes Economiques et Sociales

  • ICRC

    International Committee of the Red Cross

  • IDMC

    Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

  • IDMC

    IDMC

  • IFORD

    International Forum of Research Donors

  • IFORD

    Institut de Formation et de Recherche Démographiques

  • IFRC

    International Federation of the Red Cross

  • IHCAR

    Division of Global Health of the Karolinska Institute

  • IJQHC

    International Journal for Quality in Health Care

  • ILO

    International Labour Organization

  • IMAS

    International Mine Action Standards

  • IMTF

    Information Management Task Force

  • INS

    Institut national de la statistique

  • INT

    Intersos

  • Internews

    Internews

  • IOM

    International Organization for Migration

  • IPSR

    Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University

  • IRA

    Initial Rapid Assessment

  • IRC

    International Rescue Committee

  • IRRC

    International Review of the Red Cross

  • JAM

    Joint Assessment Mission

  • JHSEM

    Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

  • JHU

    John Hopkins University

  • JIPS

    Joint IDP Profiling Service

  • JPARE

    Journal Practical Assessment Research & Evaluation

  • JRS

    Jesuit Refugee Service

  • LB

    Learning Bridge

  • MARTUS

    Martus

  • MC

    Mercy Corps

  • MDT

    Montana Department of Transportation

  • ME

    Monitoring and Evaluation

  • MEDES

    Institut de Médecine et Physiologie Spatiales

  • MERLIN

    Medical Relief International

  • MI

    Malteser International

  • MICS

    Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (by UNICEF)

  • MIRA

    Multi-Cluster Initial Rapid Assessment

  • MOBAC

    MobileActive

  • MORR

    Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation

  • MSCI

    Margaret Sanger Center International

  • MSF

    Médecins sans Frontières

  • MSNDPHG

    Ministere de la Solidarité Nationale des Droits de la Personne Humaine et du Genre - Burundi

  • MSU

    Michigan State University

  • NAS

    National Academy of Sciences

  • NATF

    Needs Assessment Task Force

  • NIDI

    Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute

  • NOAA

    US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

  • NOM

    NOMAD

  • NRC

    Norwegian Refugee Council

  • NRC

    National Research Council

  • NYSHCR

    NYS Division of Housing & Community Renewal

  • OCHA

    United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

  • ODAN

    Emergency Needs Assessment Branch (WFP)

  • ODI

    Overseas Development Institute

  • OHCHR

    United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

  • OXFAM

    OXFAM

  • Oxfam

    Oxfam Australia

  • PC

    Provention Consurtium

  • PGDS

    Population and Geographic Data Section (UNHCR)

  • ProCap

    Protection Standby Capacity Project

  • RECAP

    Refugee Camp Project

  • REDLAC

    Risk, Emergency and Disaster Task Force Inter-Agency Workgroup for Latin America & The Caribbean (by OCHA)

  • RRN

    Relief and Rehabilitation Network (by ODI)

  • SADC

    Southern Africa Development Community

  • SC

    Statistics Canada

  • SC

    Shelter Cluster

  • SEDAC

    Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center

  • SenseFly

    SenseFly

  • SH

    Samuel Hall

  • SMFA

    Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • SOLIDARITES

    Solidarités International

  • SORS

    Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia

  • SPDRP

    South Pacific Disaster Reduction Programme

  • SPHERE

    SPHERE Project

  • Sphinx

    Sphinx

  • SSW

    Statistics Sweden

  • STC

    Save the Children

  • STEPS

    STEPS

  • SVM

    SurveyMonkey

  • SYSFAL

    Secretariat Permanent de la Formation en Alternance

  • TEC

    Tsunami Evaluation Coalition

  • TEC

    TEC

  • THW

    Technisches Hilfswerk (Germany)

  • TUN

    Tulane University, New Orleans

  • UC

    University of Canberra, Australia

  • UCL

    University College London

  • UCLA

    University of California, Los Angeles

  • UCO

    University of Colorado

  • UEH

    University of Haiti

  • UGA

    University of Georgia

  • UIL

    University of Illinois

  • UKONS

    UK Office for National Statistics

  • UN

    United Nations

  • UNAIDS

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

  • UNCT

    United Nations Country Team

  • UNDAC

    United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination

  • UNDESA

    United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

  • UNDG

    United Nations Development Group

  • UNDP

    United Nations Development Program

  • UNFPA

    United Nations Population Fund

  • UNHCR

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

  • UNICEF

    United Nations Children's Fund

  • UNICSC

    United Nations International Civil Service Commission

  • UNIFEM

    United Nations Development Found for Women

  • UNIHOH

    University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart

  • UNODC

    United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

  • UNOPS

    United Nations Office for Project Services

  • UNSC

    United Nations Staff College

  • UNSD

    United Nations Statistics Division

  • URD

    Urgence Réhabilitation Développement

  • USAID

    United States Agency for International Development

  • USCO

    United States of America Census Office

  • USDC

    US-Department of Commerce

  • UW

    University of Washington

  • VVC

    Vovici

  • WB

    World Bank

  • WFP

    World Food Program

  • WHO

    World Health Organization

  • World Vision

    World_Vision

  • WP

    The Washington Post

  • ZOO

    Zoomerang

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