2018 To Walk the Earth in Safety: Commonly Used Acronyms and Abbreviations

Bureau of Political-Military Affairs

CWD Conventional Weapons Destruction
DCA DanChurchAid
DDG Danish Demining Group
EOD Explosive Ordnance Disposal
ERW Explosive Remnants of War
FSD Swiss Foundation for Mine Action
FY Fiscal Year
GICHD Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
HDTC Humanitarian Demining Training Center
HD R&D Humanitarian Demining Research & Development Program
HSTAMIDS Handheld Standoff Mine Detection System
IDP Internally Displaced Person
IED Improvised Explosive Device
IMAS InternationalMineActionStandards
IMSMA Information Management System for Mine Action
ISIS Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
ITF ITF Enhancing Human Security
MAG Mines Advisory Group
MANPADS Man-portable Air Defense System
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NATO PfPTF NATO Partnership for Peace Trust Fund
NPA NorwegianPeople’sAid
NSPA NATO Support and Procurement Agency
OAS Organization of American States
OHDACA Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid Appropriation
OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PM/WRA Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
PSSM Physical Security and Stockpile Management
QRF Quick Reaction Force
SA/LW Small Arms and Light Weapons
SoS SpiritofSoccer
UN United Nations
UNMAS United Nations Mine Action Service
U.S. United States
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USAFRICOM U.S. Africa Command
USARAF U.S. Army Africa
USCENTCOM U.S. Central Command
USEUCOM U.S. European Command
USMARFORAF U.S. Marine Corp Forces Africa
USSOUTHCOM U.S. Southern Command
USPACOM U.S. Pacific Command
UXO Unexploded Ordnance