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close this bookThe News Media and Humanitarian Action - 1st Edition (DHA/UNDRO - DMTP - UNDP, 1997, 122 p.)
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ACRONYMS

ACUNS

Academic Council on the United Nations System

AID

Agency for International Development [USA]

BBC

British Broadcasting Corporation

CNN

Cable News Network

CRS

Catholic Relief Services

DAC

Development Assistance Committee [OECD]

DHA

Department of Humanitarian Affairs [UN]

DPA

Department of Political Affairs [UN]

DPKO

Department of Peace-keeping Operations [UN]

EC

European Community

ECHO

European Union [formerly Community] Humanitarian Office

ECOMOG

Economic Community Monitoring Group [ECOWAS]

ECOSOC

Economic and Social Council [UN]

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

EU

European Union

ESCAP

Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization [UN]

IASC

Inter-Agency Standing Committee [UN]

ICHR

International Centre for Humanitarian Reporting

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

ICVA

International Council of Voluntary Agencies

IFOR

Implementation Force [former Yugoslavia]

IFRC

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IGO

Intergovernmental organization

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IOM

International Organization for Migration

ITN

Independent Television News [UK]

LWF

Lutheran World Federation

MSF

Mcins Sans Frontis (Doctors Without Borders)

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NGO

Nongovernmental organization

OAU

Organization of African Unity

ODA

Official development assistance

ODA [UK]

Overseas Development Administration [UK]

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OFDA

Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance [USA]

ONUSAL

United Nations Observer Mission in El Salvador

PDD

Presidential Decision Directive

PVO

Private voluntary organization

SPLA

Sudan People’s Liberation Army

SRSG

Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General

UNAMIR

United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda

UNCDF

United Nations Capital Development Fund

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNDRO

United Nations Disaster Relief Office

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFPA

United Nations Fund for Population Activities

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNITAF

Unified Task Force [Somalia]

UNOMIL

United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia

UNOSOM

United Nations Operation in Somalia

UNPA

United Nations Protected Area [former Yugoslavia]

UNPROFOR

United Nations Protection Force [former Yugoslavia]

UNV

United Nations Volunteers

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

VOLAG

Voluntary agency

WFP

World Food Programme

WHO

World Health Organization