Landmine Monitor 2004

Abbreviations and Acronyms

AAR
Association for Aid and Relief, Japan
AHD
Antihandling Device
AP or APM
Antipersonnel Mine
ARF
ASEAN Regional Forum
ASEAN
Association of South-East Asian Nations
AusAID
Australian Agency for International Development
AV or AVM
Antivehicle Mine
CARICOM
Caribbean Community and Common Market
CBU
Cluster Bomb Unit
CBR
Community Based Rehabilitation
CCW
1980 Convention on Conventional Weapons
CD
Conference on Disarmament
CIDA
Canadian International Development Agency
CIS
Commonwealth of Independent States
DANIDA
Danish International Development Assistance
DCA
DanChurchAid
DDG
Danish Deming Group
DFAIT
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada
DFID
U.K. Department for International Development
EC
European Commission
ECHO
European Commission Humanitarian Office
ECOWAS
Economic Community of West African States
EOD
Explosive Ordnance Disposal
ERW
Explosive Remnants of War
EU
European Union
FY
Fiscal Year
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
GICHD
Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
GIS
Geographic Information System
GPS
Global Positioning System
HI
Handicap International
HRW
Human Rights Watch
IADB
Inter-American Defense Board
ICBL
International Campaign to Ban Landmines
ICRC
International Committee of the Red Cross
IDP
Internally Displaced Person
IED
Improvised Explosive Device
IMAS
International Mine Action Standards
IMSMA
Information Management System for Mine Action
IRC
International Rescue Committee
IRIN
Integrated Regional Information Network (UN)
ISU
Implementation Support Unit
ITF
International Trust Fund (Slovenia)
JRS
Jesuit Refugee Service
LIS
Landmine Impact Survey
LSN
Landmine Survivors Network
MAC
Mine Action Center or Mines Action Canada
MAG
Mines Advisory Group
MASG
Mine Action Support Group
MAT
Mine Action Team
MBT
Mine Ban Treaty
MDD
Mine Detection Dog
MRE
Mine Risk Education
NAM
Non-Aligned Movement
NAMSA
NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency
NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NGO
Non-Governmental Organization
NPA
Norwegian People’s Aid
OAS
Organization of American States
OCHA
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
OSCE
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PfP
Partnership for Peace (NATO)
QA
Quality Assurance
SAC
Survey Action Center
SADC
Southern African Development Community
UN
United Nations
UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNGA
United Nations General Assembly
UNHCR
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
UNMAS
United Nations Mine Action Service
UNOPS
United Nations Office for Project Services
USAID
U.S. Agency for International Development
UXO
Unexploded Ordnance
VVAF
Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation
WHO
World Health Organization