There are currently 924 acronym definitions in the database.

: AAP : Accountability to Affected Populations _ (the) American Academy of Pediatrics
: AAR : After Actions Review
: ABRC : Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross Society
: ABRCS : Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross Society
: ACAPS : name of an organization whose acronym is derived from name of initial project, "The Assessment Capacities Project”
: ACLED : The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project
: ACROFA : Association of French-speaking African Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
: ACT : Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy
: AD : Andorra
: AE : American English
: AF : Afghanistan
: AFENET : African Field Epidemiology NETwork
: AFP : Acute Flaccid Paralysis
: AFR : WHO African Region
: AG : French acronym for GA, //Assemblée générale//, i.e. General Assembly _ Antigua and Barbuda
: AI : Anguilla
: AIDS : Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
: AIN : Atención Integral a la Niñez
: AIN-C : Atención Integral a la Niñez en la Comunidad
: AL : Artemether lumefantrine _ Albania
: ALNAP : Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action
: AM : Armenia
: AMCROSS : American Red Cross
: AMiRA : Actions for Migrants: Route-based Assistance
: AMISOM : African Union Mission in Somalia
: AMR : WHO Region of the Americas _ Antimicrobial resistance
: AMREF : Africa Medical and Research Foundation
: ANC : Antenatal care
: AO : Angola
: AOB : Any Other Business
: AOG : Armed opposition group
: AoR: Area of Responsibility
: AP : Asia Pacific (region)
: APA : American Psychological Association
: API : Application Programming Interface
: APRO : IFRC Regional Office for Asia Pacific
: APSED : Asia Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases
: AQ : Antarctica
: AR : Argentina
: ARC : African Risk Capacity _ Angola Red Cross _ American Red Cross _ Anguilla Red Cross _ Argentine Red Cross _ Australian Red Cross _ Albanian Red Cross _ Austrian Red Cross _ Algerian Red Crescent
: ARCS : Afghan Red Crescent Society _ Armenian Red Cross Society _ The Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society (Red Crescent Society of Azerbaijan) _ Algerian Red Crescent
: ARDS : Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
: ARI : Acute Respiratory Infection
: ARO : IFRC Regional Office for the Americas
: ARR : annual rate of reduction
: ART : Antiretroviral therapy
: ARV : Antiretroviral drugs
: AS : American Samoa
: AT : Austria
: AU : Australia
: AW : Aruba
: AWD : Acute Watery Diarrhea
: AZ : Azerbaijan
: BA : Bosnia and Herzegovina
: BAME : black, Asian and minority ethnic
: BB : Barbados
: BCA : Benefit-Cost Analysis
: BCC : Behaviour change communication
: BCP : Business continuity planning
: BD : Bangladesh
: BDRCS : Bangladesh Red Crescent Society _ Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Society
: BE : British English _ Belgium
: BF : Burkina Faso
: BFCM : Beneficiary Feedback and Complaint Mechanism
: BG : Bulgaria
: BH : Bahrain
: BHC : Boma Health Committee _ Basic Health Clinic _ Basic Health Centre
: BHI : Boma Health Initiative
: BHT : Boma Health Teams
: BHU : Basic Health Unit
: BHW : Boma Health Worker
: BI : Burundi
: BJ : Benin
: BM : Bermuda
: BMGF : Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
: BN : Brunei Darussalam
: BO : Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
: BPA : Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas
: BPHN : Basic Package for Health & Nutrition
: BPHNS : Basic Package of Health and Nutrition Services
: BPHS : Basic Package of Health Services
: BQ : Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
: BR : Brazil
: BRC : Burundi Red Cross _ Burkinabe Red Cross Society _ The Bahamas Red Cross Society _ The Barbados Red Cross Society _ Belize Red Cross Society _ Bermuda Red Cross _ Bolivian Red Cross _ Brazilian Red Cross _ Belgian Red Cross _ Belarus Red Cross _ British Red Cross _ Bulgarian Red Cross _ Bahrain Red Crescent Society
: BRCS : Botswana Red Cross Society _ Burkinabe Red Cross Society _ The Bahamas Red Cross Society _ Bhutan Red Cross Society _ Bahrain Red Crescent Society
: BS : (the) Bahamas
: BSL : Biosafety level
: BSRCS : Baphalali Swaziland Red Cross Society
: BT : Bhutan
: BV : Bouvet Island
: BVIRC : British Virgin Islands Red Cross
: BW : Botswana
: BY : Belarus
: BZ : Belize
: C19 : COVID-19
: CAAFAG : Children Associated With Armed Forces or Armed Groups
: CAH : Child Adolescent Health
: CaLP : The Cash Learning Partnership
: CanCross : Canadian Red Cross
: CAR : Central African Republic
: CARC : Central African Red Cross Society
: CARICOM : Caribbean Community
: CAS : Cooperation Agreements Strategies
: CATF : Climate Action Task Force
: CBA : Cash Based Assistance
: CBCP : Community-Based Child Protection
: CBD : Community Based Distributors
: CB-DOTS : Community based, direct observed treatment, short course
: CBF : Capacity Building Fund
: CBFA : Community Based First Aid
: CBH : Community Based Health
: CBHC : Community Based Health Care
: CBHFA : Community-Based Health and First Aid
: CBHW : Community-based health worker
: CBI : Cash Based Intervention
: CBO : Community-based organisation
: CBS : Community Based Surveillance
: CCA : Climate Change Adaptation
: CCCM : Camp Coordination and Camp Management
: CCM : Community Case Management
: CCP : Cyclone Preparedness Programme
: CCRIF : Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility
: CCST : Country Cluster Support Team
: CCU : Core Competencies Unit
: CDC : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
: CDF : Constituency Development Fund
: CEA : Community engagement and accountability _ Cost-effectiveness analysis
: CEFM : Child, early and forced marriage
: CEPI : Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations
: CERT : Community Emergency Response Team
: CFA : Cash for Assets
: CFS : Child-friendly spaces
: CFSVA : Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment
: CFT : Cash for Training
: CFW : Cash for Work
: CGH : Centre for Global Health
: CH : Switzerland
: CHAST : Children's Hygiene and Sanitation Training
: CHC : Community health committee _ Comprehensive Health Centre
: CHD : Community Health Department
: CHDO : County Health Department Office
: CHERG : the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group
: CHEW : Community health extension worker
: CHF : Swiss franc
: CHH : Child-headed household
: CHIS : Community Health Information System
: ChRC : Chilean Red Cross
: CHS : Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability _ Community Health Supervisor
: CHV : Community health volunteer
: CHW : Community health worker
: CIC : Care in communities
: CIFF : Children's Investment Fund Foundation
: C-IMCI : Community-Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
: CIRC : Cayman Islands Red Cross
: CIRCS : Cook Islands Red Cross Society
: CLTS : Community Led Total Sanitation
: cluster : a group of agencies that gather to work together towards common objectives within a particular sector of emergency response
: CM : Case management
: CMAM : Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition
: CMP : Commission of Population Movement
: CMR : Clinical Management of Rape
: CMTF : Case Management Task Force
: CO : country office
: COA : Country of Assignment _ Community of Action
: COL : Cost of Living
: COLA : Cost of Living Allowance
: COPD : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
: CORP : Community-owned resource person
: Country codes : unique identifiers of countries used throughout the IT industry, by computer systems and software
: COVID-19 : Coronavirus disease 2019
: CP : Child Protection _ Core Process
: CP AoR : Child Protection Area of Responsibility
: CP3 : Core Process 3 _ Community Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Programme
: CPF : Country Partnership Framework
: CPHA : Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
: CPIA : Country Policy and Institutional Assessment
: CPiHA: Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
: CPIMS : Child Protection Information Management System
: CPM : Country programme manager
: CPMS : Child Protection Minimum Standards (in Humanitarian Action)
: CPR : Cardiopulmonary resuscitation _ Country Performance Rating
: CPWG : Child Protection Working Group
: CRA : Argentine Red Cross (Cruz Roja Argentina) _ Andorran Red Cross (Creu Roja Andorrana)
: CRB : Bolivian Red Cross (Cruz Roja Boliviana) _ Belgian Red Cross (Croix-Rouge de Belgique)
: CRC : Cameroon Red Cross Society _ The Comoros Red Crescent _ Congolese Red Cross _ Canadian Red Cross _ Chilean Red Cross _ Colombian Red Cross _ Cuban Red Cross _ Croatian Red Cross _ Czech Red Cross
: CRCI : Croix-Rouge Côte d'Ivoire
: CRCS : Cambodian Red Cross Society _ Cyprus Red Cross Society
: CRD : Croissant Rouge de Djibouti
: CRE : Spanish Red Cross (Cruz Roja Española)
: CRF : Common results framework _ French Red Cross (Croix-Rouge française)
: CRG : Croix-Rouge Gabonaise
: CRGB : Croix-Rouge de la Guinée-Bissau
: CRGE : Croix-Rouge de Guinée Équatoriale
: CRI : Italian Red Cross (Croce Rossa Italiana)
: CRL : Luxembourg Red Cross (Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise)
: CRM : Red Cross of Monaco (Croix-Rouge monégasque)
: CRP : Panama Red Cross (Cruz Roja Panameña)
: CRR : Romanian Red Cross (Societatea Naṭională de Cruce Roṣie din România)
: CRRC : Costa Rican Red Cross
: CRRDC : Croix-Rouge de la Rép Dém du Congo
: CRS : Red Cross of the Republic of San Marino (Croce Rossa Sammarinese)
: CRSV : Conflict-Related Sexual Violence
: CRT : Croix Rouge du Tchad
: CSBA : Community Skilled Birth Attendant
: CSE : Comprehensive Sexuality Education _ Comprehensive Sex Education
: CSO : Civil society organization
: CTA : Central Tracing Agency
: CTFMR : Country Task Force for Monitoring and Reporting
: CTP : Cash Transfer Programming
: CU : Community unit
: CV : Community Volunteer
: CVA : Cash and Voucher Assistance
: CVB : Brazilian Red Cross (Cruz Vermelha Brasileira)
: CVP : Portuguese Red Cross (Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa)
: CVSG : Coronavirus Study Group
: CVTL : Timor-Leste Red Cross (Cruz Vermelha de Timor-Leste)
: CWG : Cash Working Group
: DAC : (OECD) Development Assistance Committee
: DAG : Development Assistance Group
: DAH : Development Assistance for Health
: DALY : Disability-adjusted life year
: DAPS : Dignity, access, participation, safety
: DC : District of Columbia (as in Washington DC)
: DCP1 : The first edition of Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, published in 1993.
: DCP2 : The second edition of Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, published in 2006
: DCP3 : Disease Control Priorities, third edition
: DCPN : Disease Control Priorities Network
: DCPP : Disease Control Priorities Project
: DCPRR : Disaster and Crisis, Prevention, Response and Recovery
: DCWG : Disaster and Crisis Working Group
: DFID : Department For International Development
: DHCC : District Health Coordination Committee
: DHIS : District Health Information Software
: DHIS2 : District Health Information Software (version 2)
: DHMT : District Health Management Team
: DIGID : Dignified Identities in cash programming
: DL : Disaster Law
: DM : Disaster Management
: DMC : Disaster Management and Coordination
: DMIS : Disaster Management Information System
: DMR : Donor Monitoring Reports
: DNV-GL : Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd
: DOTS : Directly Observed Treatment, Short Course
: DP : Disaster Preparedness
: DPP : Disaster Preparedness and Prevention
: DPRK RCS : Democratic People's Republic of Korea Red Cross Society
: DRC : Dominican Red Cross _ Danish Red Cross
: DRCS : Dominica Red Cross Society
: DREF : Disaster Relief Emergency Fund
: DRM : Disaster Risk Management _ Domestic Resource Mobilisation

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