(numbers are page numers in AREU- A to Z Guide)
AA Auswärtiges Amt (German Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
AAA Analytical and Advisory Activities
AABRAR Afghan Amputee Bicyclists for Rehabilitation & Reconstruction,131,185,177
AACA Afghan Assistance Coordination Authority (now ACU)
AACA Afghan Assistance Coordination Authority, 5,23,40,47,128,195
AAD Afghan Aid Development
AAR Association for Aid & Relief Japan, 134,182
ABB ABB Company
ABC ABC News, 190
ABC Afghan Basic Competency
ACA s. AACA (now ACU)
ACBAR Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief, 6,15,28,43,133,156,185,199
ACBL The Afghan Campaign to Ban Landmines
ACC Administrative Committee for Coordination (of the United Nations)
ACC Afghan Conservation Corps
ACC/SCN Administrative Committee on Coordination/Sub-Committee on Nutrition (UN)
ACD Agriculture & Construction Development
ACD Association for Community Development
ACF Action Contre la Faim, 133,156,165-166,171,181,184
ACLU Afghanistan Construction and Logistics Unit
ACS Afghans for Civil Society,171
ACSAD Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands
ACSF Afghan Civil Society Forum,6,14,131
ACT Action by Churches Together
ACTED Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (Agence d'aide à la coopération technique et au développement), 134,154,156,163,181,182
ACU Aid Coordination Unit (in AACA), 5
ADA Afghanistan Development Agency, 133,156
ADB Asian Development Bank, 16,42,47,54-55,147
ADDRP Afghan Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration Programme
ADF Afghan Development Forum, 5,8,9,23,25,41
ADP Afghan Development Programme
ADP Area Development Program
ADPC Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre
ADRA Adventist Development and Relief Agency, 131
ADRC Asian Disaster Reduction Center
ADYR Association of Defenders of Youth Rights
AED Academy for Educational Development, 131
AETF Afghanistan Emergency Trust Fund, 10,37
AEZ Agro-Ecological Zones
AFA Afghani currency
AFP Acute Flaccid Paralysis
AFP Agence France-Presse, 190
AFRANE Amitie Franco-Afghane, 134
AFRC Afghan Red Crescent Society
AFSC American Friends Service Committee
AFSU/VAM Afghanistan Food Security Unit/Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (of WFP), 45
AG Advisory Group, 7,10,23-25
AG BAS-Ed. : Afghan German Basic Education (an NGO)
AGA/ARG wissenschaftliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Afghanistan/Afghanistan Research Group
AGCHO Afghanistan Geodesy and Catastrophes Head Office
AGEF Assoc. of Experts in the Fields of Migration & Development Cooperation, 134,156
AGHCO Afghan German Help Coordination Office, 131,164,171,177,180,185
AHD Animal Husbandry Directorate, MAAH
AHDS Afghan Health and Development Services
AHDS Afghan Health and Development Services, 132,171,185
AHLSF Afghanistan High Level Strategic Forum, 5,8-9,41
AHSAO Afghans' Health and Social Assistance Organisation
AHW Afghan House Wife, 132 204
AI Amnesty International,134
AI Artificial insemination
AIA - Afghanistan Interim Authority/Administration
AIAF Afghanistan Interim Authority Fund, 16
AID CORDAID Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIHRC Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, 11,19,35,128,155
AIL Afghan Institute of Learning
AIMS Afghanistan Information Management Service, 147,160,176,200
AINA Afghan Media & Cultural Center, 132,197
AirServ AirServ International, 134,195
AIT Artificial Insemination Technicians
AITM Afghan Inkishafee Tarbaiwee Markaz, 185
AKDN Aga Khan Development Network, 133,151,154,156,162
AKHH Arbeitskreis Humanitäre Hilfe
AKRSP Aga Khan Rural Support Program (northern pakistan)
AKTC Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 145
AL Afghanistan Libre, 133
ALISEI Associazione per la Cooperazione Internazionale al Aiuto Umanitario, 135,153,163,166
ALNAP Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance
ALO Association Liaison Office for University Cooperation in Development (MoHE)
AMAC Area Mine Action Centres, 37,147,160,169,173,176,179,180
AMI Aide Médicale Internationale, 134,156
AMRAN Afghan Mobile Reconstruction Association
AMTC Afghanistan Military Training Centre, 13
ANA Afghan National Army, 12,13,23,28,40,48,61
ANA Annual Needs Assessment
ANBP Afghan New Beginnings Programme, 13,29,48
ANCB Afghan NGOs Coordination Bureau
ANCB Afghan NGOs' Coordinating Bureau, 6,14,43,132,185
ANGO Afghan Non-Governmental Organisation
ANHRA Afghanistan National Health Resources Assessment (survey)
ANIS Anis Daily, 190,197
ANSO Afghanistan NGO Security Offices
AO Area Office (UNAMA), 31
AOHREP Afghan Organisation of Human Rights and Environmental Protection, 132,154,156,177,185
AP anti-personnel (landmines)
AP Associated Press, 190
APB Afghanistan Programming Body, 50-51
APDMC Asian Pacific Disaster Management Center
APP Associated Press of Pakistan
ARATTS Agriculture Research and Technology Transfer
ARC Afghan Relief Committee
ARC Afghan Relief Committee (NGO)
ARC American Red Cross
ARCS Afghanistan Red Crescent Society, 132
ARCS Afghanistan Road Condition Survey
ARDA Agency for Rehabilitation and Development of Afghanistan
AREA Agency for Rehabilitation and Energy-Conservation in Afghanistan, 134, 157,166,177,185
AREU Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 51,133,185,200
ARG/AGA Afghanistan Research Group/wissenschaftliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Afghanistan
ARI Acute Respiratory Infection
ARI Ansar Relief Institute, 134
ARIC ACBAR Research and Information Centre, 133,200
ARM Afghanistan Reconstruction Movement
Arman-i-Milli Arman-i-Milli Daily, 190,196
ARRP Afghanistan Rural Rehabilitation Programme: Community, Self Help (run by UNOPS)
ARSG Afghanistan Reconstruction Steering Group, 9,47,54
ARTF Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund, 16,36,54,55
ASET Afghan Support Education and Training, 157
ASG Afghanistan Support Group, 8,9,23
ASSH Arbeitsstab für Humanitäre Hilfe
ASU Afghan Survey Unit
ATA - Afghanistan Transitional Authority/Administration
ATC Afghan Technical Consultants, 132,157,177,180,186
ATF Afghanistan Task Force
ATF Afghanistan Trust Fund, 12,36,48
ATIMS - Activities Tracking Information Management System (see AIMS)
ATLAS ATLAS Logistique, 135
ATO Afghan Tourist Organization
ATPC Afghan Telecom and Post Company
ATTA Afghan Transit Trade Agreement
AusAID Australian Agency for International Development
AVHRR Advance Very High Resolution Radiometer
AWCA Afghan Women Cultural Association
AWCC Afghan Wireless Communications Company
AWEC Afghan Women's Educational Centre, 132,186
AWJA Afghan Women's Judges Association
AWN Afghan Women's Network, 18,43,132
AWRC Afghan Women's Resource Center, 132,186
AWWD Afghan Women Welfare Department
BA Bonn Agreement,
BAAG British Agencies Afghanistan Group
BAC Battle Area Clearance
BBC AEP BBC Afghan Education Projects
BBC British Broadcasting Corporation, 190-191,197
BC Bonn Conference, 19,20
BGR Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe
BHUs Basic Health Units
BIA Bakhtar Information Agency, 190,197
BID/IDB Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo/Interamerican Development Bank
BIP Bruttoinlandsprodukt
BMC BMC Asia (Good Morning Afghanistan), 190
BMELF Bundesministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten
BMZ Bundesministerium für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung / Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
BOND British Overseas NGOs for Development
BOT build-operate-transfer
BP Bearing Point, 146
BPHS basic package of health services
BPRM Bureau for Population,Refugees and Migration (US government)
BRAC Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, 135,157,181,178
BSC : Back to School Campaign (come to learn)
BVW Basic Veterinary Workers
CA (EO/CA) Ecumenical Office/Christian Aid, 166
CA Consolidated Appeal
CADA Central Asian Development Agency, Inc., 136,157,182
CAFE Central Asian Free Exchange, 157
CAI Creative Associates International Inc., 146
CAO - Civil Affairs Officers (see CAU)
CAP Consolidated Appeal Process, 50-51,53
CARE Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere / Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, 135,164,174,177,
CARs Central Asian republics
CAS co-operation agreement strategy (icrc)
CAS Country Assistance Strategy, 55
CAT - Civil Affairs Teams (see CJCMOTF)
CAT-A Civil Affairs Team - Alpha, 27
CAU Civil Affairs Unit
CAWS Central Authority for Water and Sanitation / Central Authority for Water Supply and Sewerage
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
CBDM Community Base Disaster Management Course
CBDP. Community Based Disaster preparedness? icrc
CBFA Community Based First Aid ( ICRC)
CBGs Capacity Building Groups
CBO Community-Based Organisation
CC Constitutional Commission, 20-21, 35,128
CCA Cooperation Center for Afghanistan, 136,157,162,184
CCD International Convention to Combat Desertification
CCO Community Driven Development
CDA Collaborative for Development Action
CDAP Comprehensive Disabled Afghans' Programme (run by UNOPS)
CDC US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
CDD Community-Driven Development, 44
CDERA Caribbean Emergency Response Agency
CDF Comprehensive Development Framework
CDG Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft e.V. (now InWEnt)
CDM clean development mechanism
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women
CENTCOM - Central Command (see OEF)
CEPAL Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe
CEPREDENAC Centro de Coordinación para la Prevención de los Desastres Naturales en América Central / Centro de Coordinación para la Reducción de Desastres Naturales en América Central
CERESIS Centro Regional de Sismología, América del Sur
CERG Centre d'Etudes des Risques Géologiques
CERs certified emission reductions
Cesvi Cesvi
CFA Child Fund Afghanistan
CfBT Center for British Teachers Educational Services, 136
CFSAM Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission (FAO/WFP)
CFW Cash for Work
CG Consultative Group, 5,8-9,11,23-25,40,51,54
CGIAR Consultative Group in International Agricultural Research
CGSC consultative group steering committee
CHA Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance(Afghan NGO), 136,157,163,165,167,185
CHAD Conflict and Humanitarian Affairs Department (DFID)
CHAP Common Humanitarian Action Plan / Common Humanitarian Assistance Programming
CHF Community Habitat Finance International
CHLC Coalition Humanitarian Liaison Cells, 27(see CJCMOTF)
CHP Combined heat and power (…production)
CHW Community Health Worker
CI Counterpart International
CIC Children in Crisis
CIC International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation
CIC/NYU Center on International Cooperation/ New York University
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency, 38,124
CILSS Comité Permanent Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel
CIMIC (ISAF) Civil Military Cooperation/Coordination, 26
CIMMYT International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre
CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CIVPOL Civilian Police
CJCMOTF Coalition Joint Civil-Military Operations Task Force, 27,131
CJTF-180 Combined Joint Task Force, 27,46
CLJ Constitutional Loya Jirga, 19-21,30,57,61
CMOC Civil-Military Operations Centre, 27(see CIMIC)
CMR Crude Mortality Rate
CNA Comprehensive Needs Assessments, 47
CND Counter Narcotics Department (im NSC)
CoAR Co-operation for Afghan Refugees / Coordination of Afghan Relief
ConPlan Contingency Plan (ISAF, major disaster events)
CONRED Coordinadora Nacional Para Reducción de Desastres
COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale, 136,175
Cordaid Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid, 185
CPAU Co-operation for Peace and Unity Network
CPE Complex Political Emergency
CPI Conflict Prevention Initiative
CPI Consumer Price Index
CPIA Country Policy and Institutional Assessment
CPP Cyclone Preparedness Programme in Bangladesh
CRAA Committee for Rehabilitation Aid to Afghanistan, 178,186
CRC Convention on the Rights of the Child
CRED Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters
CRS Catholic Relief Services, 135,167,172
CS Civil Servant Salary Supplement
CSA Civil Services Administration
CSAV Center for Study of Active Volcanoes
CSC Civil Service Commission
CSO Central Statistics Office
CSOs Civil Society Organizations
CSPU - Country Strategy and Program Update
CWA Country-Wide Assessment, 45
CWS Church World Service
DABM DA Afghanistan Brishna Moassesa
DAC Danish Afghanistan Committee, 167
DAC Development Assistance Committee (OECD)
DACAAR The Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees (NGO)
DAD Donor Assistance Database
DAFA Demining Agency for Afghanistan, 187
DAI Development Alternatives, Inc., 147
DANIDA Danish International Development Agency
DART Disaster Assessment and Response Team (of USAID/OFDA)
DCA Dutch Committee for Afghanistan
DDG Danish Demining Group, 187
DDR Disarmament, Demobilisation, Reintegration
DEC Disasters Emergency Committee
DED German Development Service (Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst), 124
Denmark Office of the Representative of Denmark to Afghanistan, 11
DEO District Education Office
DESA Department of Economic and Social Affairs
DFID Department for International Development (U.K.)
DFNK Deutsches Forschungsnetz Naturkatastrophen
DFR Department of Forestry and Rangelands, MAAH
DFS Deep frozen semen
DG Development Gateway (WB), 198
DG Directorate General (of the European Commission)
DHA Department for Humanitarian Affairs (see OCHA)
DHSA Development and Humanitarian Services for Afghanistan, 137,158,187
DIMS Disaster Information Management Systems
DIPECHO Disaster Preparedness of the European Committee Humanitarian Office
DKKV Deutsches Komitee für Katastrophenvorsorge e.V.
DLR Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (German Aero-space
DM Disaster Management
DM dry matter
DMI Disaster Mitigation Institute India
DMP Disaster Management Programme
DMP disaster mitigation and preparedness
DMT Disaster Management Training
DMTP Disaster Management Training Programme
DMTU Disaster Management Training Unit
DOC day old chicks
DOTS Directly Observed Therapy Short-Course
DP Disaster Preparedness
DPA (UN) Department of Political Affairs
DPC Disaster preparedness and shelter management committees
DPKO (UN) Department of Peacekeeping Operations, 34
DPO Disabled Persons Organisation
DPRP Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan
DPVPV Department for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice
DRC Democratic Republic of Congo
DREF Disaster relief emergency fund (IFRC)
DRK Deutsches Rotes Kreuz
DRM Disaster Risk Management
DRRI Disaster Risk Reduction Indicators
DRRP Disaster Reduction and Recovery Programme
DRU disaster response unit icrc
DSA Daily Subsistence Allowance
DSE Deutsche Stiftung für Internationale Entwicklung (now InWEnt)
DSGs Donor Support Groups
DSMW Digital Soil Map of the World
DSRSG Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, (see SRSG)56
DTC Destitute Training Centre
DWHH/GAA Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (German Agro-Action)
EA Executing Agency
EC European Commission, iv,35,42,47,124
ECD early childhood development
ECFA Environment Conservation Centre for Afghanistan
ECHA Executive Committee on Humanitarian Affairs
ECHAM-MPIM Global climate model, based on the European Center for Medium range Weather
ECHO European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office, iv,124
ECI Educational Concepts International of Afghanistan, 137,180
ECLAC/CEPAL Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean/Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe
ECO Economic Cooperation Organization
ECOMOG ECOWAS Monitoring Group
ECOP (standard)environmental codes of practice
ECOSOC UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
ECOWAS Economic Community of West African States
ECPS Executive Committee on Peace and Security
ECPS Executive Committee on Peace and Security
EDPs Extended Delivery Points (WFP)
EDR Enhance Drought Relief
EFA : Education For All Assessment Afghanistan 2000
EHTF Emergency Health Task Force
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EIRR - economic internal rate of return
ELJ Emergency Loya Jirga, 5,11,16-17,19-20, 30,39,57,61
EMAD Emergency Aid Department (DFID)
EMDAD Engineering and Medical Department for Afghanistan Development
EMDH Enfants Du Monde - Droits de L'Homme, 137
EMIS Education Management Information System
EMOP Emergency Operation (WFP)
EMPRES Emergency Prevention System (FAO)
EMU Emergency Mobile Units
ENT Ear, nose and throat (specialist)
EO/CA Ecumenical Office/ Christian Aid, 137
EOC Emergency Obstetric Care
EOC Emergency Operation Centers
EOD Explosive Ordnance Disposal
EON Entwicklungsorientierten Nothilfe
EOSG/UN Executive Office of the Secretary-General
EPAP Emergency Public Administration Project
EPI Expanded Programme on Immunisation, 64
EPR Emergency Preparedness and Response
EPU Epidemiological Unit
ERC Emergency Relief Coordinator / Emergency Response Coordinator (UN)
ERD Emergency Response Division
ERI Earthquake Research Institute Tokyo
ESCOR The Economic and Social Committee on Overseas Research (DFID)
ESU Economic Security Unit
ETF Emergency Task Force, 196
EU Europäische Union / European Union
EVI Environmental Vulnerability Index
EWS Early Warning Systems
EZ Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
FAC, Food AC Food for Asset Creation
FAIT Food and Agriculture Information Team
FANR Food,Agriculture and Natural Resources Sector
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
FCCS Foundation for Culture & Civil Society, 137
FDPs Final Distribution Points (WFP)
FEMID Fortalecimiento de Estructuras Locales en Mitigación de Desastres
FEWS Famine Early Warning System (USAID-sponsored)
FEZ Food Economy Zonation (WFP)
FFD Free Food Distribution
FFE Food for Education
FFS Food for Seed
FFW Food For Work
FHI Food for the Hungry International, 137,175,185
FIFC Feinstein International Famine Center
FIRR - financial internal rate of return
FIS Field Information Support (OCHA)
FITTEST Field IT & Telecommunications Emergency Support Teams (of WFP)
FM Freedom Medicine, 162
FMBA First Micro Finance Bank of Afghanistan
FMD Foot and Mouth Disease
FMO Forced Migration Online (digitisation project)
FNST Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, 138
FO Field Office (UNAMA), 31,39,51,56
FoA Friends of Afghanistan, 4
Focus Canada Focus Canada, 137,151,175
FOCUS Focus Humanitarian Assistance
FOODAC Food for Asset Creation
FSAUA Food Security Assessment Unit for Afghanistan
FSD Swiss Foundation for Mine Action
FSF Feasibility Studies Facility, 16
FSS Food Security Strategy
FTS Financial Tracking System
FX foreign exchange,
FY financial year
GAA/DWHH German Agro Action/Deutsche Welthungerhilfe,
GAF German Afghanistan Foundation
GAM Global Malnutrition Rate
GAVI Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative
GCI Green Cross International
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GEF Global Environment Facility
GEM Gender Empowerment Measure
GER gross enrollment rate
GGLS Group Guaranteed Lending and Savings Scheme (Afghanistan)
GHI GeoHazards International
GICHD Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
GIEWS Global Information and Early Warning System
GIS Geographic Information Services
GLASOD Global Assessment of the Status of Human-induced Soil Degradation
GLOF glacial lake outburst flood
GNP Gross National Product
GNRA Good Neighbourly Relations Agreement, 4
GO Governmental Organisation
GoA Government of Afghanistan
GOSL Government of Sri Lanka
GP Global Partners Afghanistan, 138,158,167
GRC German Red Cross
GRID Global Resource Information Database
GRO grass-roots organisation
GRSP Ghazni Rural Support program
GRVI Global Risk Vulnerability Index
GTZ Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit - German Technical Cooperation, 124,155
HA Humanitarian Assistance
HAAG Humanitarian Affairs Advisory Group
HAFO Helping Afghan Farmers Organization, 138,164,167,172,187
Halo Trust Hazardous Area Life-Support Organization
HAND Humanitarian Assistance Network and Development, 139,164,178
HAS Humanitarian Assistance Society
HAWCA Humanitarian Assistance for the Women and Children of Afghanistan, 139
HC Humanitarian Coordinator (UN)
HCC Humanitarian Cargo Carriers
HDI Human Development Index
HDR Human Development Report
HEA Household Economy Approach
Helvetas Helvetas, Swiss Association for International Cooperation
HEWG Hygiene Education Working Group
Heywad Heywad Daily, 191,197
HI Handicap International
HIB Handicap International Belgium
HIC Humanitarian Information Centre
HICFA Humanitarian Information Centre for Afghanistan (see AIMS)
HIS Health Information System (ICRC)
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HLWGs Humanitarian Liason Working Groups
HM Hambastige Millie (See National Solidarity Programme)
HNI Health Net International, 138,151,158,172,175,178,187
Hope Worldwide Hope Worldwide, 138
HPCR Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research
HQ Headquarters
HRAG Human Rights Advisory Group
HRD Human Resources Development
HRDP Human Resource Development Programme
HRW Human Rights Watch
HT Halo Trust, 154,158,175,182
HTAC Help the Afghan Children, 138
HWRP Hydrology and Water Resources Programme
IA - implementing agency
IA - Interim Authority/Administration (see AIA)
IAA - Interim Afghan Administration
IADB Inter-American Development Bank
IADP Integrated agricultural development programme
IAM International Assistance Mission, 139,158,167
IARCSC Independent Administration Reform and Civil Service Commission.11,16,19-20,32,43,57,65,128
IASC Inter-Agency Standing Committee (OCHA)
IASF International Security Assistance Force
IATF Inter-Agency Task Force for Disaster Reduction (of ISDR)
IbnSina Public Health Program for Afghanistan IbnSina
ICA International Consultants for Afghanistan, 147
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organisation
ICARDA International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, 139,154,175,182
ICC Inter-Agency Coordination Committee (Acr. nach TAPA03)
ICC International Code Council
ICC Islamic Coordination Council
ICG International Crisis Group, 139
ICID International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross, 130,151,155,166,171,177,182,196
ICRHDD International Centre on Human Rights and Democratic Development, 139
ICRISAT International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics
ICSP Initial Country Strategy and Program
ICT Information and Communications Technology
ICTJ International Center for Transitional Justice
ICVA International Council of Voluntary Agencies, 14
ICWC Interstate Commission for Water Management Coordination
IDA International Development Association (of the World Bank Group), 42,44,55
IDA Iron deficiency Anemia
IDB Islamic Development Bank (auch IsDB)
IDD Iodine deficiency diseases
IDM Introduction to Disaster Management
IDNDR International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
IDP Internally Displaced Person, 39,40
IDPM Institute for Development Policy and Management (UK)
IDRM International Institute for Disaster Risk Management
IEA Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Name given Afghanistan by Taliban upon capture of Kabul)
IEC/BBC Information Education Communication/Behavior Change Communication (health sector)
IECOM Independent Elections Commission
IEE - initial environmental examination
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFAS International Fund for the Aral Sea
IFES International Foundation for Election Systems, 139
IFI International Financial Institution
IFI International financial institution (World Bank,IMF)
IFR Instrument Flight Rules
IFRC International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 130,155,166,171,177
IG Implementation Group (and IG Standing Committee), 8,9,23,40,43,51,53,54
IGPRA I, II and III Income Generating Projects for Refugee Areas (Worldbank
IHL International Humanitarian Law
IHRLG International Human Rights Law Group
IIASA International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
IIEES International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology
IIES Institute for Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies (Purdue)
IIGA Interim Islamic Government of Afghanistan
IISD International Institute for Sustainable Development
IKSR Internationale Kommission zum Schutz des Rheins
ILO International Labour Organisation, 42,147
ILRI International Livestock Research Institute
IMAS international mine action standards
IMC International Medical Corps, 140,167,178
IMCI Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses
IMCI Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses
IMF International Monetary Fund, 55,147
IMPACS Institute for Media, Policy and Civil Society, 145
IMSMA Information Management System for Mine Action
IMTF UN's Integrated Mission Task Force
INCB UN International Narcotics Control Board
INCEDE International Center for Disaster - Mitigation Engineering
INCL International Centre For Not-For-Profit Law (Budapest), 43
INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation
INSARAG International Search and Rescue Advisory Group
INTRAC International Non-governmental Organisation Training and Research Centre (UK)
InWEnt Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung, gemeinnützige GmbH (Capacity Building International, Germany)
IOM International Organisation for Migration, 130,155,162-163,166,171,
IOs : International Organisations
IP Implementing Partner
IPC International Press Centre, 191
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPFK Indian Peacekeeping Force
IQ Intelligence Quotient
IR (UK) Islamic Relief (UK), 140,172
IRC International Rescue Committee(NGO), 15,140,158,168,178
IRIN Integrated Regional Information Network, 191,199
ISAF International Security Assistance Force, 15,26,34,46,48,56,131
IsDB International Islamic Development Bank, 16,47
ISDR International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
ISI Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence
ISP (National) internet service provision
ISRA Islamic Relief Agency, 140,168,178,187
ITAP Immediate and Transitional Assistance Programme for Afghanistan, 53
ITGA Islamic Transitional Government of Afghanistan
ITIC International Tsunami Information Center
ITU International Telecommunication Union
IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
IUD intra uterus device
IWPR Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 191
Jamea-e-Madani Jamea-e-Madani, 7,191
JCB Joint Coordination Body, 34
JCCP Japan Center for Conflict Prevention, 146
JDA Joint Development Associates International, Inc., 158
JEN Japan Emergency NGOs, 140,181
JFS Joint Funding Scheme (DFID)
JHPIEGO Johns Hopkins Programme for International Education in Gynecology Obstetrics
JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency, 124,
JMSC Joint Management Sub-Committees
JOA States of Jersey Overseas Aid
JPMU Joint Programme Management Unit
JPO Joint Policy of Operations
JRT Joint Regional Team, 27
JSDF Japan Social Development Fund
Judicial Com. Judicial Reform Commission, 19-20,35,48-49,66
JUI Jamiat-ul Ulema-i Islam
JVP Janatha Vimukht Peramuna (Peoples Liberation Front)
KAR Knowledge and Research (DFID)
KEP Kabul Emergency Programme
KfW German Development Cooperation (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau), 124
KMTC Kabul Military Training Centre, 12
KOICA Korea International Cooperation Agency, 124
KPI Kabul Polytechnic Institute
KU Kabul University
LA RED La Red de Estudios Sociales en Prevención des Desastres
LAWA Länderarbeitsgemeinschaft Wasser
LC local currency.
LCC Local Community Contractors
LED Local Economic Development
LEP Landmine Education Programme
LNGO Local Non-Governmental Organisation
LNZ Liquid Nitrogen
LoI Letter of Intent
LOTFA Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan, 16,36,49
LoU Letter of Understanding
Louis Berger Louis Berger Group, Inc., 147,164
LSP Livelihoods and Social Protection
LTSH ??? logistic ...
LTTE Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
LVAU Livelihoods and Vulnerability Analysis Unit
M&E Monitoring and Evaluation
MAAH Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
MAC - Ministerial Advisory Committee
MACA Mine Action Centre for Afghanistan (see MAPA)
MADERA Mission d'Aide au Developpement des Economies Rurales en Afghanistan, (a European NGO) 142,168,178,184,188
MAI Media Action International, 141
MAP ICRC Mine Action Program
MAPA Mine Action Programme for Afghanistan(UNOCHA), 10,37
masl metres above sea level
MAWG Mine Action Working Group (
MBTA Ministry of Border and Tribal Affairs
MC Management Committee
MCAT Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism
MCH Maternal/Mother and Child Health
MCI Mercy Corps International, 141,172,175,182,188
MCPA Mine Clearance Planning Agency, 141,159
MCT Manual Clearance Teams
MDC Mine Detection & Dog Centre, 142,159,168
MDDs Micronutrient Deficiency Diseases
MDDU Mobile Disarmament and Demobilisation Units, 13
MDG Millennium Development Goals
MDM Médecins Du Monde, 165
MDS Mine Dog Sets
MEAs Multilateral environmental agreements
MEDAIR Christian Relief and Aid Organisation
Merlin Merlin
MET Mechanical Clearance Teams
META Monitoring & Evaluation Training Agency, 142
MFA Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
MFI Micro-Finance Institution
MHD Malteser Hilfsdienst e.V.
MHUs mobile health units
MIDF Medium Term Development Framework
Milli Paiwastoon Milli Paiwastoon (see NSP)
MIS Management Information System
MIS Multiple Indicator Survey
MISFA National Micro Finance Pilot Phase
MIWRE / MIWR Ministry of Irrigation, Water Resources and Environment
MLSA Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
MMCC Mobile Mini Circus for Children
MMD Ministry of Martyrs and Disabled
MMI Ministry of Mines and Industry
MMR Maternal Mortality Rate
MMRC Measles mortality reduction campaign
MNT Maternal Neonatal Tetanus
MoA Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry 68,74,128
MoAAH Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Health
MoBTA Ministry of Border & Tribal Affairs, 68,74,128
MoC (Ministry of Construction)
MoC Ministry of Communications, 68,74,129
MoCT Ministry of Civil Aviation & Tourism, 68,74,128
MoD Ministry of Defence, 13,48,64,68,74,129
MoE Ministry of Education, 68,74,129
MoF Ministry of Finance, 5,16,36,40,43,61,69,74, 129
MoFA Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 5,69,74,129
MoH Ministry of Health, 45,68,75
MoHE Ministry of Higher Education, 69,74,129
MoI Ministry of Interior, 36,48-49,61-62,70,74,129
MoIC Ministry of Information and Culture, 69,74,129
MoIE (Ministry of Irrigation and Environment) see MoIWRE
MoInfo Ministry of Information
MoIWRE Ministry of Irrigation, Water Resources and Environment, 70,74,129
MoJ Ministry of Justice, 43,65-67,70,74,129
MoLI Ministry of Light Industries & Food, 71,75,129
MoLSA Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, 70,75,129
MoMD Ministry of Martyrs and Disabled, 71,75,129
MoMI Ministry of Mines & Industries, 71,75,129
MoMI Ministry of Mines and Industry
MoP Ministry of Planning, 5,43,71,75,129
MoPH Ministry of Public Health
MoPilgrimage Ministry of Haj (Pilgrimage), 69,74,129
MoPW Ministry of Public Works, 42,72,75,130
MoR Ministry of Reconstruction, 5,72,75,130
MoRR Ministry of Refugee & Repatriation, 72,75,130
MoT Ministry of Transportation, 72,75,130
MoTC Ministry of Telecommunications
MoTr Ministry of Trade, 72,75,130
MoUDH Ministry of Urban Development & Housing, 72,75,130
MoWP Ministry of Power, 71,75,129
MRCA Medical Refresher Courses for Afghans, 141,187
MRE Mine Risk Education
MRRD Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development
MSF Medecins sans Frontières
MSH Management Sciences for Health, 140
MT million tons
MUCIA Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities
MUD Ministry of Urban Development see MoUDH
MWA s.. MOWA: Ministry of Women's Affairs
MWP Ministry of Water and Power. (Now Ministry of Power)
NA Northern Alliance (Afghanistan)
NABDP National Area Based Development Programme, 38
NAC Norwegian Afghanistan Committee, 142,151,164,178
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, 34
NBD - National Development Budget
NCA Norwegian Church Aid, 142,188
NCOA Nationwide Crop Output Assessment
NCSBCS National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards
NDB National Development Budget, 5,8,16,38,40,42,44,53,98
NDEMC - National Disaster and Emergency Management Commission
NDF National Development Framework, 5,9,16,23,40,42,44,47,55,89
NDI National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, 142
NDMC National Disaster Management Center
NDMC National Drought Mitigation Center
NDMO National Disaster management Office
NDRMA National Disaster and Risk Management Authority
NDVI Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
NEAP National Environmental Action Plan
NEEP National Emergency Employment Programme, 42,44
NEOC National Emergency Operation Center
NEWS National Early Warning System
NFE None Formal Education
NFI Non-Food Item
NGDO non-governmental development organisation
NGO Legislation/Code of Conduct, 43
NGO Non-Governmental Organisation
NH/NL New Home/New Life (BBC), 198
NID National Immunisation Day
NKGCF Deutsches Nationales Komitee für Global Change Forschung
NLCB National Lottery Charities Board (UK)
NOVIB Netherlands Organisation for International Development Cooperation
NPF New Police Force
NPFL National Patriotic Front of Liberia
NPO/RRAA Norwegian Project Office/Rural Rehabilitation Assoc. for Afghanistan, 142,159,168
NPO-RRAA Norwegian Project Office-Rural Rehabilitation Association for Afghanistan
NPSP National Priority Sub-Programme
NPV - net present value
NRC Norwegian Refugee Council, 142,178,188
NRM Natural Resource Management
NRVA National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment, 45
NSC National Security Council
NSF National Security Force
NSP National Solidarity Programme, 42, 44
NSS National Surveillance System, 45
NUNV National UN Volunteer
NWFP North West Frontier Province (Pakistan)
NZZ Neue Zurcher Zeitung (Afghanistan)
O&M Operations and Maintenance
OAS Organization of American States
OAU Organisation of African Unity
OCHA Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN)
ODA Official Development Assistance
ODA Operational Detachment - Special Forces, 27
ODCCP United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
ODI Overseas Development Institute
ODMP Orissa Disaster Mitigation Programme
ODOC Other Direct Operational Costs ( WFP budgetary terminology)
ODP Office of (for) Disaster Preparedness
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OEF Operation Enduring Freedom, 34
OFDA Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID)
OFWM on-farm water management
OHCHR Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
OHDACA Overseas Humanitarian Disaster Assistance and Civic Aid
OI Ockenden International, 142,153,163,164,168, 170,180
OIC Organization of the Islamic Conference
OLS Operation Lifeline Sudan
OMAR Organization for Mine Clearance and Afghan Rehabilitation
OPIC Overseas Private Investment Corporation
OPM Oxford Policy Management
OPV Oral PolioVaccine
ORA Orphan Refugee and Aid
OSAGI Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women
OSCE Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe
OSGA Office of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan, 58
OSGAP Office of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 58
OSMOW Office of the State Minister on Women
OSOCC On Site Coordination Centre (UNDMT)
OTJ On the Job (training)
Oxfam Oxford Committee on Famine Relief, 143,152,162
P.E.A.C.E. Poverty Eradication and Community Empowerment Initiative, 52
PA People's Alliance
PACTEC PACTEC International, 143, 195
PAH poly aromatic hydrocarbons
PAHO Pan American Health Organization
PAR - public administration reform
PARSA Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Support for Afghanistan, 143
PCB Provincial Coordination Body, 31
PCF Post Conflict Fund
PCP Principled Common Programming, 50, 51
PCU - project coordination unit
PDMC Provincial Disaster Management Center
PDPA People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan
PEA Public Education & Awareness
PEDs provincial education departments
PEI Polio Eradication Initiative
PEO Provincial Education Office
PFA Poultry Farmer's Association
PHC Primary Health Care
PHO Polish Humanitarian Organisation Mission in Afghanistan, 143
PHR Physicians for Human Rights
PI Poverty Index
PIC Planning and Implementation Cell
PINF People In Need Foundation, 143
PIU - project implementation unit
PLA Participatory Learning and Action
PMPL - Postconflict Multisector Program Loan
PMS Peshawar Medical Services (Japan)
PMT Programme Management Team
PMU Programme Management Unit / Project Management Unit
PNA Preliminary Needs Assessment
PPA Performance-based Partnership Agreement
PPA Poverty Partnership Agreement (ADB)
PPHO Principles and Protocols of Humanitarian Operations
PPMS - project performance monitoring system
PPR Peste des petits ruminants
PPRP Provincial Preparedness and Response Plan
PRA Participatory Rapid Assessment / Participatory Rural Appraisal
PRB Pamir Reconstruction Bureau
PRB Partners in Revitalisation & Building, 143,152,159,163,176,188
PRCS Pakistan Red Crescent Society
Progrm Wkg Gp Programme Working Group, 23,40
ProMIS Project Management Information System (see AIMS)
PRR - priority reform and restructuring
PRRO Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation
PRSP Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, 55
PRT Provincial Reconstruction Teams, 27, 46
PSC Project Steering Committee
PSF Pharmacists without borders
PSI Population Services International, 143
PTD Participatory Technology Development
PVO private voluntary organisation (term often used in USA for NGO)
PwD Persons with Disability
PWJ Peace Winds Japan, 143, 159, 181
QA Quality Assurance
QC Quality Control
QDS Quality Declared Seed
QIP quick impact project
QRS Quick Response Survey
QUIPS Quick impact interventions
Radio Afghanistan Radio Afghanistan, 192, 198
RADIUS Risk Assessment Tools for Diagnosis of Urban Areas Against Seismic Disasters
RAMCC Regional Air Movements Control Centre (see UNHAS)
RAP Rapid Assessment Process
RBM - results-based management
RC International Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement
RC Resident Coordinator (UN)
RC/HC - Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (see OCHA)
RCB Regional Coordination Bodies, 31,50,51,52
RCO Regional Coordination Office/Officer, 31
RDD Rehabilitation and Development Department
RDO Rehabilitation and Development Organization
RDRA Regional Disaster Response Advisors (OCHA).
REACH Radio Education for Afghan Children
REAP Recovery and Employment Afghanistan Programme
REFNA Rapid Emergency Food Needs Assessments (of WFP)
Refugees Intl. Refugees International
RefWID Refugee Women in Development
RELSAT Reforzamiento de Estructuras Locales y Sistemas de Alerta Temprana
RFE/RL Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, 192, 198
RFSO UN Regional Field Security Officer
RHC Regional Humanitarian Coordinator
RI Relief International, 144
Rights and Dem International Centre for Human Rights & Democratic Development
RMAC Regional Mine Action Centre (see MAPA)
RONCO RONCO Consulting Corporation, 147
RP - resettlement plan
RRIR Relief and Resettlement of IDPs and Refugees
RRR Relief, Recovery & Reconstruction, 31,56,57
RRU Returnee Reintegration Unit
RSF Reporters Sans Frontières
RTA Radio Television Afghanistan
RTMP Road and Transport Master Plan
RW ReliefWeb, 199
SAB Solidarite Afghanistan Belgium
SACB Somalia Aid Coordination Body
SADC Southern Africa Development Community
SAR search and rescue
SARDC Southern African Research and Documentation Centre
SAVE Society for Afghanistan Volunteer Environmentalists
SC (UK)Save the Children UK
SC (UN) Security Council, 56,109
SCA Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (NGO)
SCCPI Situations of chronic conflict and political instability
SCF Save the Children Fund
SCF School Feeding
SCHR Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response
SCS Save theChildren Sweden
SDC Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, 125
SDF Sanayee Development Foundation, 144,164,168,188
SDHCO Social Development And Health Care Organization
Seerat Seerat , 192,198
SELF Special Emergency Life Food Programme
SEOs Senior Emergency Officers
SEP Special Emergency Programmes
SERVE Serving Emergency Relief & Vocational Enterprises ,144
SF Strategic Framework
SF Supplementary Feeding
SFA Strategic Framework for Afghanistan, 50,51
SFAO Save the Forest Animals Organization
SFCs supplementary feeding centres
SFL Shelter for Life, 144,152,169,183
SGAA Sandy Gall's Afghanistan Appeal, 14,179,188
SHG Self help groups
SIDA Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 38,125
SIDS small island developing states
SMART Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transition
SME Small and Medium Enterprise / Small and Micro Enterprises
SMI Safe Motherhood Initiative
SMU Strategic Monitoring Unit (now AREU), 51
SNA Sector Needs Assessments, 47
SNI Shelter Now International, 144
SO Shuhada Organisation
SOEs - State Owned Enterprises
Solidarités Solidarités, (NGO) 145,160,162
SOPAC South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission
SOPs Standard Operating Procedures
SORVACH Services organization for rehabilitation, vocational, agriculture, construction and health in Afghanistan
SP Sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine
SPACH Society for the Preservation of Afghan Cultural Heritage, 144
SPECA Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia
SPIR Samaritans Purse International Relief
SPLM/A Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement/Army
SR - Special Rapporteur on Human Rights
SRSG Special Representative of the Secretary-General, 4,11,30,34,56
SSF - social screening framework
SSR Security Sector Reform, 9,12-13,17,27,29,34,36,48
STD Sexually transmitted disease
STI Sexually Transmitted Infection
SWABAC South-West Afghanistan and Balochistan Association for Coordination, 43,52,172,189
Swisspeace Swisspeace, 7,145
SY Solar Year
TA Task Force
TA Technical Assistance
TA Transitional Authority (see ATA)
TAC - technical assistance cluster
TAF The Asia Foundation, 22,35,145
TAPA Transitional Assistance Programme for Afghanistan, 53
TASF ADB's Technical Assistance Special Fund
TB Tuberculosis
TBAs Traditional Birth Attendants ICRC
TDH Terre des Hommes, 145,183
TETF The Edict Task Force
TF Tearfund
TFI Training for Instructors
THW Technisches Hilfswerk (German Technical Support Agency)
TI Transparency International
TISA Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan,17,61,195
TNA Training Needs Assessment
TOKTEN Transfer of Knowledge through Expatriate Nationals (programme within AACA)
Tokyo Ministerial Mtg. International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan, 8,12,24,29,38,43,47,53,54
TOR Terms of Reference
ToT Training of Trainers
TPUs Training Production Units
TQM Total Quality Management
TSS Transitional Support Strategy (of the World Bank), 17,55
TT Teacher Training
TT tetanus toxoid
TTC Teacher Training College
TTC Telecommunications Training Centre
TU Technical University
Tulu-e-Afghan. Afghanistan Dawn (newspaper), 192,198
TVE Technical and Vocational Education
TZ Technische Zusammenarbeit
UA Union Aid
UAAR Union Aid for Afghan Refugees
UAE United Arab Emirates
UEU UN Electoral Unit
UF United Front (The Northern Alliance)
UIA Union of International Architects
UMCOR United Methodist Committee on Relief, 146
UN United Nations
UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
UNAIMS United Nations Afghan Information Management System
UNAMA United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan
UNCCD United Nations Secretariat of the Convention to Combat Desertification
UNCHS United Nations Commission on Human Settlements (Habitat)
UNCO United Nations Coordinator's Office for Afghanistan, 58
UNCRD United Nations Centre for Regional Development
UNCU UN Coordination Unit (Somalia)
UNDAC UN Disasters Assessment and Coordination mechanism/Team
UNDCP United Nations Drug Control Programme
UNDESA United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs
UNDG United Nations Development Group
UN-DMT United Nations Disaster Management Team
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNDRO United Nations Disaster Relief Organization
UN-ECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
UNFIP United Nations Fund for International Partnership
UNFPA UN Family Planning Association / A United Nations Fund for Population Activities/United Nations Population Fund, 47, 149
UNGA United Nations General Assembly
UNGOMAP United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan (see OSGAP)
UNHAS United Nations Humanitarian Air Services, 149,189,196,218
UNHCHR United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 11
UNHCS United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat)
UNIC United Nations Information Centre
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women, 18,148
UNJLC United Nations Joint Logistics Centre, 10, 149
UNMACA/MAPA/MAS UN Mine Action Centre/Service Programme for Afghanistan
UNMOGIP United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan
UNO : University of Nebraska at Omaha
UNOCA - United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian and Economic Assistance Programmes (see UNOCHA)
UNOCHA United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 149
UNOMIL United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia
UNOPS United Nations Office for Project Services, 37,149,161,169,176,
UNP United National Party
UNSECOORD United Nations Security Coordinator, 149,161,176,196,217
UNSG United Nations Secretary-General
UNSMA United Nations Special Mission for Afghanistan, 56-58
UNSMT UN Security Management Team (weekly meeting of UN security focal points)
UNV UN Volunteer, 39, 149
URF Architects URF Architects, 147
US United States
USAID United States Agency for International Development, 22,47,125
USCR United States Committee for Refugees
USI Universal salt Iodization
USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
UXO Unexploded Ordinance,37
VAC Vulnerability Assessment Committee
VAD Vitamin A deficiency
VAM Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (WFP), 45
VARA Voluntary Association for the Rehabilitation of Afghanistan
VCA vulnerability and capacity assessment icrc
VD Veterinary Directorate
VDMU Vietnam Disaster Mitigation Unit
VENRO Verband Entwicklungspolitik deutscher Nichtregierungsorganisationen
VF Voice of Freedom, 192,198
VFR Visual Flight Rules
VFU Veterinary Field Units (supported by FAO),
VOA Voice of America, 192
VOCs - vehicle operating costs
VPP Village poultry production (modules)
VRF Voluntary Repatriation Form
VTF Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action
W for W Women for Women International, 146
WAA Women Assistance Association, 146
WB World Bank
WCMC World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP)
WCS World Church Service
WCSF World Civil Society Forum, 14,47,176,179189
WES Water and Environmental Sanitation (activities)
WFP World Food Programme
WGL Women Group Leaders
WHO (UN) World Health Organisation, 150,152,161,162,164,169,173
WMO World Meteorological Organization
World Concern World Concern Development Organisation, 160
WOVO World Organization of Volcano Observatories
WSS Water and Sanitation Services
WUR Women's Unity for Rehabilitation
WVA World Vision International/Afghanistan, 146,153,169
WVI World Vision International - Afghanistan
WVR World Vulnerability Report
WWF World Wildlife Fund
Y YDCs Youth Development Centers (
ZENEB Zentrum für Naturrisiken und Entwicklung Bonn/Bayreuth
ZOA ZOA Refugee Care, 146,160