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close this bookDisaster Assessment (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - United Nations Development Programme , 1994, 54 p.)
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View the documentUnited Nations reorganization and the Disaster Management Training Programme
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Annex 1: Acronyms

DHA

Department of Humanitarian Affairs

DMTP

Disaster Management Training Programme

ECLAC

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross/Red Crescent

ILO

International Labor Organization

LRCS

League of Red Cross Societies (now International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies)

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

OFDA

Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (US AID)

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UN-DMT

United Nations Disaster Management Team

UNDRO

United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (now DHA-Geneva)

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

US AID

United States Agency for International Development

WFP

World Food Programme

WHO

World Health Organization