Glossary

AcronymMeaning
AAHAction Against Hunger
ACC/SCNAdministrative Committee on Coordination/Subcommittee on Nutrition
ACFAction Contre la Faim
AFASSacceptable, feasible, affordable, sustainable and safe
ALNAPActive Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Assistance
BMIBody Mass Index
BMSBreast-Milk Substitute
CARCentral African Republic
CBOCommunity-Based Organisation
CERFCentral Emergency Response Funds
CMAMCommunity-based Management of Acute Malnutrition
CRSCatholic Relief Services
COMPASQuality assurance programme (Criteres et Outils pour la Mise en oeuvre et la Pilotage d'une Assistance humanitaire)
CSAScentric systematic area sampling
CSBCommunity-based Support Programme
CSFPCommunity Supplementary Feeding Programme
CTCCommunity-based Therapeutic Care
DECDisaster Executive Committee
DPRKDemocratic People's Republic of Kongo
DRCDemocratic Republic of the Congo
ECHOEuropean Commission Humanitarian Office
ECOWASEconomic Community of West African States
EEFSGEuropean Emergency Food Security Group
EMMAEmergency Market Mapping and Analysis
FANTAFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance
FFPFood For Peace
HRIHumanitarian Response Index
IBFANInternational Baby Food Action Network
IDPInternally Displaced Population
IFEInfant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies
IWFPIndigenous wild food plants
GIFAGeneva Infant Feeding Association
GISGeographical Information System
GOALIreland-based relief and development charity
HBCHome-Based Care
HINAPHealth Intelligence Network for Advanced Contingency Planning
HIVHuman Immunodeficiency Virus
HIV/AIDSHuman Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
JFFLSJunior Farmer Field Life Schools
KAPKnowledge, Attitudes, and Practices
KFSCSKenya Food Security Coordination System
LQASLot Quality Assurance Sampling
MDGMillenium Development Goals
MSFMedecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without borders)
MUACMiddle-upper arm circumference
NGONon-governmental Organisation
NGOnutA former online nutritional forum similar to Pronut-hiv
OLSOperation Lifeline Sudan
ORSOral Rehydration Salts
OTPOutpatient therapeutic programme
OVCOrphans and Vulnerable Children
PEMProtein energy malnutrition
PLWHAPeople living with HIV/AIDS
PMTCTPrevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission
PRROProtracted Relief and Recovery Operation
REEPRural Education and Economic Enhancement Programme
RUTFReady to Use Therapeutic Food
SAMSevere acute malnutrition
SCNSub-Committee on Nutrition
SC UKSave the Children United Kingdom
SFPSupplementary Feeding Programme
SQUEACSemi- Quantitative Evaluation of Access and Coverage
SRRASudan Relief and Rehabilitation Association
SUPRAIDSudan Production Aid
TFPTherapeutic Feeding Programme
UNHCRUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNITANational Union for the Total Independence of Angola
USAIDUnited States Agency for International Development
WFPWorld Food Programme
WHOWho Health Organisation
WTOWorld Trade Organisation