Glossary

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A
 
AMD Asset Management Database (WFP)
ALD Appointment/Assignment of Limited Duration (UN)
ALITE Augmented Logistics Intervention Team for Emergencies (WFP)
AO Area Office
ASC Area Security Coordinator
ASITF Advanced Security in the Field
ASMT Area Security Management Team
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B  
BGAN Broadband Global Area Network
BSITF Basic Security in the Field
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C  
CA Consolidated Appeal
CAF Capital Asset Fund (WFP)
CAP Consolidated Appeal Process
CCA Common Country Assessment
CD Country Director (WFP)
CEB United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination
CERF Central Emergency Response Fund
CHAP Common Humanitarian Action Plan
CIF Cost, Insurance and Freight (Shipping term)
CIO Chief Information Officer
CMOSS Country Minimum Operating Security Standard (UN)
CMT Crisis Management Team
CO Country Office
COMCEN Communications Centre
COMPAS Commodity Movement Processing and Analysis System (WFP) 
CP Country Programme/Contingency Plan/Cooperating Partners
CPA Country Programme Activity
CRS Catholic Relief Services
CSA Chief Security Advisor (UNDSS)
CSN Country Strategy Note
CSO Country Strategy Outline
CST Consultant
CSTS Common Security Telecommunications Services
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D  
DCD Deputy Country Director (WFP)
DECT Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications
DED Deputy Executive Director (WFP)
DFS Department of Field Services (under DPKO)
DFMS Deep Field Mail System (WFP)
DMT Disaster Management Team
DO Designated Official for Security
DOC Direct Operating Costs (WFP)
DPA Department of Political Affairs (UN Secretariat)
DPKO Department of Peacekeeping Operations
DRC Danish Refugee Council
DSA Daily Subsistence Allowance
DSC Direct Support Costs (WFP)
DSCAF Direct Support Cost Advance Facility
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E  
EB Executive Board (WFP)
ECHO European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
ECS Emergency Communications System
ED Executive Director (WFP)  
EDP Extended Delivery Points (WFP)  
EMOP Emergency Operation (WFP)
EMT IT Emergency Management Training
ENA Emergency Needs Assessment (WFP)
EOD Entry On Duty
EOD Explosive Ordnance Disposal
EPPO Emergency Preparedness and Planning Officers (WFP)
EPR Emergency Preparedness Response
EPWeb Emergency Preparedness & Response Web (WFP)
ERC Emergency Relief Coordinator
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
ERR Emergency Response Roster (WFP)
ERT Emergency Response Training (WFP)
ERTF Emergency Response Task Force (WFP)
ETC Emergency Telecommunications Cluster
EW Early Warning
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F  
FITTEST    Fast IT and Telecommunications Emergency and Support Team (WFP)
FLA Field Level Agreement (WFP)
FSCO Field Security Coordination Officer
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G  
GA United Nations General Assembly
GF General Fund (WFP)
GL General Ledger
GPS Global Positioning System
GRN Goods Receipt Note (WFP)
GS General Service (WFP)
GSM Global System for Mobile Communications
GVLP Global Vehicle Leasing Programme (Service provided by FESO)
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H  
HC Humanitarian Coordinator
HCT Humanitarian Country Team
HF High Frequency radio communication system
HLCM High Level Committee on Management
HQ Headquarters
HR Human Resources
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I  
IA International Agencies/Inter-Agency
IAPSO Inter-Agency Procurement Services Organisation
IAS International Accounting Standards
IASC Inter-Agency Standing Committee
IASMN Inter-Agency Security Management Network
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
ICSC International Civil Service Commission
ICT Information and Communications Technology
IFRC International Federation of the Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies
INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation
IOM International Organisation for Migration
IP Internet Protocol/Implementing Partners
IPSAS International Public Sector Accounting Standards
IRA Immediate Response Account (WFP)
ISP Internet Service Provider
IT Information Technology
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J  
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K  
KPI Key Performance Indicator
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L  
LAN Local Area Network
LCA Logistics Capacity Assessment (WFP)
LL Lessons Learned
LO Liaison Office
LTA Long-Term Agreement
LTSH Landside Transportation, Storage and Handling (WFP)
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M  
MFAR A Financial Analysis Reporting Tool (WFP)
MISTS Minimum Security Telecommunications Standards (WFP)
MoFA Ministry of Foreign Affairs
MOSS Minimum Operating Security Standard (UN)
MOU Memorandum Of Understanding
M&E Monitoring & Evaluation
MSB Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
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N  
NAF Needs Analysis Framework (a part of the consolidated appeal process)
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NRC Norwegian Refugee Council
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O  
OCHA Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
ODOC Other Direct Operational Cost (WFP)
OMT Operational Management Team
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P  
PABX Private Automatic Branch Exchange
PARS Preparedness, Alert, Response and Support (WFP)
PBX Private Branch Exchange
PGM Programme Guidance Manual (WFP)
PO Purchase Order
Provider of Last Resort (accountability principle in cluster approach)
PR Purchase Requisition
PRC Programme Review Committee (WFP)
PRRO Protracted Relief & Recovery Operation (WFP)
PS Project Systems
PSA Programme Support and Administration (WFP)
PV Payment Voucher (WFP)
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Q  
Q&Q Quality and Quantity
   
R  
RB Regional Bureau (WFP)
RBM Results Based Management
RC Resident Coordinator
RedR RedR Australia
RFP Request for Proposal
RITO Regional IT Officer
RD Regional Director (WFP)
RRWG Rapid Response Working Group (WFP)
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S  
SAT Security Awareness Training (WFP)
SBP Stand-by Partner
SC United Nations Security Council
SDED Senior Deputy Executive Director (WFP)
SG United Nations Secretary-General
SLA Service Level Agreement
SLS Security Level System
SLT Saving Lives Together (UNDSS/OCHA - Framework for UN and INGO Security Collaboration)
SMT Security Management Team
SO Sub-Office/Special Operation (WFP)
SOP Standard Operating Procedures
SPR Standardized Project Report (WFP)
SRA Security Risk Assessment
SSAFE Safe and Secure Approaches in Field Environments (Training Programme)
SWG Sub-Working Group
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T  
TC Telecommunication(s)
TCA Telecommunications Coordinating Agency
TCO Telecommunications Coordination Officer
TC/IT Telecommunications/Information Technology
TDD  Terminal Disbursement Date (related to project funding) (WFP)
TDY Temporary Duty (WFP)
THW German Federal Agency for Technical Relief
ToR Terms of Reference
TOD Terminal Obligation Date (related to project funding) (WFP)
TPA Third Party Agreement
TNT A Dutch logistics company with whom WFP has a partnership
TSF Télécoms Sans Frontières
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U  
UHF Ultra High Frequency
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply/Source
UNDAC United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNDSS United Nations Department of Safety and Security
UNF United Nations Foundation
UNHAS United Nations Humanitarian Air Service
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNHQ United Nations Headquarters
UNHRD United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNITAR United Nations Institute for Training and Research
UNLP United Nations Laissez Passer
UNOSAT United Nations Satellite
UNV United Nations Volunteer
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USG United Nations Under Secretary-General
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V  
VAM Vulnerability Assessment Mapping (WFP)
VAT Value Added Tax
VF Vodafone Foundation
VHF Very High Frequency
VSAT Very Small Aperture Terminal
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W  
WASH Water, Sanitation and Hygiene cluster
WFP World Food Programme
WGET Working Group on Emergency Telecommunications
WHO UN World Health Organization
WLAN Wireless Local Area Network
WVI World Vision International
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X  
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Y  
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Z  
  No references available

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