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To Walk the Earth in Safety: The United States Commitment to Humanitarian Demining
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
September 2002
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ADP

Accelerated Demining Program (Mozambique)

AHDC

Armenian Humanitarian Demining Center

AMAE

Albanian Mine Action Executive

ANAMA

Azerbaijan Agency for National Mine Action

BHMAC

Bosnia-Herzegovina Mine Action Center

CMAC

Cambodian Mine Action Center

CROMAC

Croatian Mine Action Center

DoD

(U.S.) Department of Defense

DOS

(U.S.) Department of State

EOD

Explosive Ordnance Disposal
FAA For�as Armadas de Angola (Angolan Armed Forces)

FRUD

Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (Djibouti)

FSA

Freedom Support Act

FY

Fiscal Year

GOA

Government of Armenia

GoD

Government of Djibouti

GOG

Government of Georgia

GoS

Government of Sudan

GRZ

Government of the Republic of Zambia

HALO TRUST

Hazardous Area Life-Support Organization Trust

HI

Handicap International

HMAU

Humanitarian Mine Action Unit (Thailand)

IADB

Inter-American Defense Board

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

IDP

Internally Displaced Person

IND

National Demining Institute (Mozambique)

ITEP

International Test and Evaluation Program

ITF

Slovenian International Trust Fund for Demining and Victims Assistance

JAF

Jordanian Armed Forces

LAF

Lebanese Armed Forces

LTTE

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Sri Lanka)

LWVF

(USAID) Senator Patrick J. Leahy War Victims Fund

MAC

Mine Action Center

MAG

Mines Advisory Group

MAPA

(UN) Mine Action Program for Afghanistan

MDD

Mine-Detection Dog

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement
MOU Memorandum of Understanding

MPS

Ministry of Public Safety (Costa Rica)

NADR

Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining and Related

NAM

Moldovan National Army

NDF

Namibian Defense Force

NDO

National Demining Office

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

NPA

Norwegian Peoples Aid

NVESD

Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, U.S. Army Communications - Electronics Command

OAS

Organization of American States

OHDACA

(DoD) Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

PCC

U.S. National Security Council's Policy Coordinating Committee (Subgroup on Mine Action)

PFLOG

Popular Front for the Liberation of Oman and the Gulf

PM/HDP

(DOS) Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Humanitarian Demining Programs

PRM

(DOS) Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

QRDF

Quick Reaction Demining Force

R&D

Research and Development

ROA

Royal Omani Army
RPA Rwandan Patriotic Army
SADF South African Defense Forces
SPLM/A Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement/Army
TMAC Thailand Mine Action Center
TSZ

Temporary Security Zone (Eritrea)

UN United Nations

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

UNITA

Uni�o Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola
UNMAS UN Mine Action Service

UNOCHA

UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan

USAID

U.S. Agency for International Development
UXO Unexploded Ordnance

VVAF

Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation

WRF

World Rehabilitation Fund



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