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Acronyms
Abbreviations
& Terms
A Capability Assurance Job Aid
FEMA P-524 / July 2009
FEMA
Acronyms
Abbreviations
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2SR
4Wd
A
A&E
A&FM
A&M
A/D
A/N
A2H
AA
AAA
AAACE
AAAE
AAC
AACES
AACPP
AACS
AAD
AADPIA
AADR
AAEI
AAER
AAFAS
AAFB
AAML
AAMS
AAMVA
AAPA
AAPD
AAR
AASHTO
AAU
AAVLD
ABA
ABAG
ABC
ABCI
ABCO
ABD
ABEL
ABF
ABHS
ABI
ABIH
ABIS
ABM
ABMC
ABNCP
ABO
ABRO
ABS
AC
Second Stage Review
Four Wheel Drive
1) Activity of Isotope
2) Ampere
3) Atomic Mass
Architectural and Engineering
Aviation and Fire Management
Customs and Border Protection Air & Marine
(CBP/A&M)
Analog/Digital
Alert and Notification (see AN)
America's Second Harvest
1) Affirmative Action
2) Allocation Advice
3) Applicant Assistance
4) Approval Authority
5) Atomic Absorption
6) Attribute Authority
1) Agriculture Adjustment Administration
2) American Ambulance Association
3) Area Agency on Aging
Airport Access Authorization to Commercial
Establishments
American Association of Airport Executives
1) Activity Address Code
2) Applicant Assistance Center
Automated, Adaptive Chemical Examination
System
Airport Access Control Pilot Program
Automated Access Control System
Assistant Associate Director
Assistant Associate Director for Public &
Intergovernmental Affairs
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
American Association of Exporters and
Importers
Average Annual Erosion Rate
Automated Airborne Flight Alert System
Andrews Air Force Base
Agency Aviation Military Liaison
Automated Acquisition Management System
(ProTrac / ProDoc)
American Association of Motor Vehicle
Administrators
American Association of Port Authorities
American Association of People with Disabilities
1) After Action Report
2) After Action Review
3) Association of American Railroads
American Association of State Highway and
Transportation Officials
Association of American Universities
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory
Diagnosticians
1) American Bar Association
2) American Bus Association
Association of Bay Area Governments
1) American Baptist Churches
2) [Outstanding] American By Choice Award
3) Arizona Border Control Plan
Arizona Border Control Initiative
Automated Billing & Collection Off-sets
Air Bridge Denial
ACAA
ACAC
ACADA
ACAMS
ACAP
ACBIRC
ACC
ACCS
ACCT
ACDA
ACDO
ACDP
ACDR
ACE
ACEP
ACF
ACFM
ACGIH
ACH
AChE
ACHP
ACI
ACI/NA
ACIP
ACIR
ACIS
ACL
ACMR
ACMS
1
Agent Based Economic Laboratory
Automatic Broadcast Feed
Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizer
Automated Broker Interface
American Board of Industrial Hygiene
see IDENT
Anti-Ballistic Missile
American Battle Monuments Commission
Airborne Command Post
Agents of Biological Origin
Aircraft Base Radio Operator
Arson and Bomb Squad
1) Alternating Current
2) Area Command
3) Area Committee
Air Carrier Association for Americans
Area Command Aviation Coordinator
Automatic Chemical Agent Detection and Alarm
Automatic Continuous Air Monitoring System
1) Agency-wide Corrective Action Program
2) Alien Criminal Apprehension Program
Advanced Chemical/Biological Integrated
Response Course
1) Agency Command Center
2) Air Combat Command
3) American Chemistry Council
4) Aviation Command Center
Accounting Classification Code Structure
1) Accounting Technician
2) Account
U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Advanced Concept Demonstration Office
Aircraft Dispatcher
Area Commander
1) Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education
2) Accumulated Cyclone Energy
3) American Council on Education
4) Army Corps of Engineers
5) Automated Commercial Environment (secure
data portal)
6) Automated Construction Estimate
American College of Emergency Physicians
1) Administration for Children and Families
2) Alternate Care Facility
3) Alternate Control Facility
Advanced Certified Floodplain Manager
American Council of Government Industrial
Hygienists
Automated Clearing House
Acetylcholinesterase
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
1) Advanced Contracting Initiative
2) Airports Council International
3) Approved Course of Instruction
Airports Council International--North America
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
Advisory Commission on Inter-governmental
Relations
Aviation Credential Interoperability Solution
Access Control List
Assistant Cache Manager
Academy Class Management System
ACO
ACP
ACPSEM
ACR
ACS
ACSD
ACSDR
ACSI
ACSM
ACT
ACT FAST
ACTD
ACTE
ACTY
ACV
ACVP
ACWG
AD
ADA
ADAMS
ADASHI
ADASP
ADD
ADDIE
ADDS
ADEM
ADES
ADFR
ADGGS
ADIS
ADIZ
ADJ
ADL
ADM
ADMIN
ADMSYS
ADO
ADO Team
ADOS
ADP
ADPE
ADR
1) Administrative Contracting Officer
2) Agency Claims Officer
3) Agency Collection Officer
4) Animal Control Officer
1) Accelerated Conversion Process
2) Access Control Points
3) Allied Communications Publication
4) Alternate Command Post
5) Area Command Post
6) Area Contingency Plan
Advisory Council on Professional Standards for
Emergency Managers
1) Acreage Conservation Reserve
2) Advance Confirmation Report
3) Agency Confirmation Report
1) Adventist Community Services
2) Alternate Command Staff
3) Automated Commercial System
Advanced Container Security Device (See CSD.)
Adventist Community Services Disaster Response
American Customer Satisfaction Index
American Congress of Surveying and Mapping
1) American Council for Technology
2) Area Command Team
Agent Characteristics Toxicity - First Aid and
Special Treatment
Advanced Concepts Technology Demonstration
Association of Corporate Travel Executives
Activity
1) Actual Cash Value
2) Alarm Check Valve
Airline Certificate Vetting Program
Air Cargo Working Group
1) Administratively Determined (also AD#)
2) Assistant Director
3) Associate Director
4) Automatic Determination
Americans with Disabilities Act
Automated Disaster Assistance Management
System
Automated Decision Aid System for Hazardous
Incidents
Aviation Direct Access Screening Program
Automated Deployment Database
Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation,
and Evaluation
Automated Disaster Deployment System
1) Arizona Division of Emergency Management
2) Arkansas Department of Emergency
Management
Alaska Division of Emergency Services
Arson Detection for the First Responder
Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical
Surveys
Arrival and Departure Information System
Air Defense Identification Zone
Adjustable
Automated Distance Learning
1) Acquisition Decision Memorandum
2) Admiral
1) Administration
2) Administrative
Admissions System
ADRA
ADRS
ADTS
ADVISE
ADVON
AE
AEA
AEAS
AEC
AECB
AECC
AECE
AECM
AECR
AED
AEGL
AEI
AEIC
AEL
AELT
AEMA
AEOD
AEP
AERT
AES
AEW
AF
AFA
AFB
AFCEA
AFD
AFEM
AFEWES
AFFIRM
AFG
2
Airport District Office
Assistant Disbursing Officer Team
Automated Document Ordering System
Automated Data Processing
Automated Data Processing Equipment
1) Address
2) Alternative Dispute Resolution
3) American Disaster Reserve
1) Adventist Development and Relief Agency
2) Air Domain Risk Assessment
3) Alternative Dispute Resolution Act
Automated Disaster Reporting System
Automated Data Telecommunications Service
Analysis, Dissemination, Visualization, Insight,
and Semantic Enhancement
Advanced Echelon
1) Aero-medical Evacuation
2) Architects and Engineering
1) American Economic Association
2) American Electronics Association
Automated Exercise and Assessment System
1) Advanced Electronic Classroom
2) Agency Emergency Coordinator
3) Army Environmental Center (Aberdeen
Proving Ground, Maryland)
4) Atomic Energy Commission
Atomic Energy and Control Board
1) Aero-Medical Evacuation Control Center
2) Aero-Medical Evacuation Coordination Center
3) American Evangelical Christian Church
Aero-medical Evacuation Control Element
Aero-medical Evacuation Crew Members
Achieving Extraordinary Customer Relations
Automated External Defibrillator
Acute Exposure Guidelines Level
American Enterprise Institute
Alaska Earthquake Information Center
1) Adverse Effect Level
2) Airborne Exposure Limit
3) Authorized Equipment List
Aero-medical Evacuation Liaison Team
Alabama Emergency Management Agency
Analysis and Evaluation of Operation Data
Airport Emergency Plan
Alaska Emergency Response Team
1) Advanced Encryption Standard
2) Aero-medical Evacuation System
3) Automated Export System
Airborne Early Warning
1) Acre Feet
2) Air Force
Association of Flight Attendants
Air Force Base
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics
Association
Airport Facility Directory
Alliance for Fire and Emergency Management
Air Force Electronic Warfare Evaluation
Simulator
Association for Federal Information Resources
Management
Assistance to Firefighters Grant
AFGE
AFGWC
AFIP
AFL-CIO
AFM
AFMIC
AFMLS
AFMO
AFMS
AFNSEP
AFO
AFOC
AFOSC
AFRAS
AFRAT
AFRB
AFRCC
AFRES
AFRL
AFRRI
AFSA
AFSC
AFSOF
AFSP
AFSS
AFTAC
AG
AGAR
AGAUS
AGC
AGCA
AGCR
AGE
AGILE
AGL
AGR
AGS
AGV
AGY
AGZ
AH
AHAM
AHCC
AHG
AHIMT
AHJ
AHMA
AHRQ
AHT
AHU
AHUA
AI&H
AI2
AIA
American Federation of Government Employees
Air Force Global Weather Central
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
American Federation of Labor and Congress of
Industrialized Organizations
Adjudicator's Field Manual
Armed Forces Medial Intelligence Center
Asset Forfeiture & Money Laundering Section
Assistant Fire Management Officer
Automated Forms System
Air Force National Security Emergency
Preparedness
Area Field Office
Air Force Operations Center
Air Force Operations Support Center
Association For Rescue At Sea
Air Force Radiation Assessment Team
Air Force Reserve Base
Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
Air Force Reserve
Air Force Research Laboratory
Armed Force Radiobiology Research Institute
American Financial Services Association
Armed Forces Staff College
Air Force Special Operations Forces
Alien Flight Student Program
Automated Flight Service Station
Air Force Technical Applications Center
1) Adjutant General
2) Agriculture
3) Attorney General
Alternate Governor’s Authorized Representative
Adjutants General Association of the U.S.
1) Advanced Gas Centrifuge
2) Association of General Contractors
3) Associate General Counsel
Associated General Contractors of America
Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor
Aerospace Ground Equipment
Advanced Geospatial Imagery Library
Enterprise
Above Ground Level
Active Guard/Reserve
Aviation Group Supervisor
Aggregate Value
Agency
Actual Ground Zero
Alternate Headquarters
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
Alternate Host Communications Center
Ad Hoc Group
All Hazards Incident Management Team
Agency Having Jurisdiction
American Hotel and Motel Association
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Animal Health Technician
Air Handling Unit
America Highway User Alliance
Assistance to Individuals and Households
Acquisition Improvement Initiative
AIAA
AIATP
AIBS
AIC
AID
AIF
AIG
AIHEC
AILA
AIMS
AIP
AIPC
AIREP
AIS
AIT
AJ
AKA
AKDT
AKST
AL
ALARA
ALB
ALC
ALCC
ALCE
ALCOM
ALE
ALERT
ALOHA
ALPA
ALS
ALSM
ALT
ALTRETCO
ALUM
AM
AMA
AMB
AMBUS
AMC
AMCCOM
AMD
AMEAGS
AMF
AMGS
3
1) American Institute of Architects
2) American Insurance Association
American Institute of Aeronautics and
Astronautics
Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Awareness Training
Program
American Institute of Biological Sciences
1) Animal Identification Coordinator
2) Automated Inventory Control (formerly AIS)
Agency for International Development
Assistance Information Form
Address Indicating Group
American Indian Higher Education Consortium
American Immigration Lawyers Association
1) Arson Information Management System
2) Automated Inventory Management System
1) Agreement In Principle
2) Airport Improvement Program
3) Assisted Imaging Processing
All Indian Pueblo Council
Aircraft Report
1) Automated Information System
2) Automatic Identification System
Aeromedical Isolation Team
Administrative Judge
Also Known As
Alaska Daylight Time (GMT - 8)
Alaska Standard Time (GMT - 9)
Applicant Liaison
As Low as Reasonably Achievable
Administration and Logistics Branch (US-VISIT)
1) Agency Location Code
2) Agency Logistics Center
3) Annual Letter of Certification
1) Airlift Control Center
2) Airlift Coordination Cell
Airlift Control Element
Alaskan Command
1) Additional Living Expenses
2) Automatic Link Establishment
Automated Local Evaluation in Real Time
Aerial Locations Of Hazardous Atmospheres
Airline Pilots Association
Advanced Life Support
Airborne Laser Swath Mapping (aka: "LIDAR")
Alternate
Alternate Regional Emergency Transportation
Coordinator
Aluminum
1) Amplitude Modulation
2) Ante Meridiem
American Medical Association
Air & Marine Branch (ICE/AMB)
Ambulance Bus
1) Air Mobility Command
2) Army Materiel Command
Armament Munitions and Chemical Command
Acquisition Management Division
Automated Major Emergency Action Guidelist
System
Alternative Morgue Facility
Air & Marine Group Supervisor
AMHS
AMID
AMINESKAL
AMIO
AML
AMO
AMOC
AMP
AMPS
AMR
AMS
AMSLAN
AMSP
AMT
AMTOR
AMWA
AN
ANACI
ANAD
ANCA
ANCDF
ANFAZD
ANFO
ANG
ANGB
ANI
ANL
ANOC
ANPR
ANPRM
ANPSC
ANRC
ANS
ANSI
ANSI-HSSP
ANZUS
AO
AOA
AOAC
AOBD
AOBS
AOC
AOIC
AOPA
AOR
AOSSP
AOV
AP
Automated Message Handling System
Air and Marine Interdiction Division
American Indian Eskimo Aleutian
Alien Migrant Interdiction Operations
ARC Macro Language
Air and Marine Operations (ICE)
Air and Marine Operations Center
Amperage
Automated Message Processing System
Agricultural Mitigation and Restoration
1) Aerial Measuring System
2) American Meteorological Society
3) Atmospheric Monitoring System
4) Automated Manifest System
American Sign Language
Area Maritime Security Plan
Amount
Amateur Telegraphy Over Radio
Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies
1) Above Normal
2) Alert and Notification (see A/N)
Access National Agency Check and Inquiry
Anniston Army Depot
Anniston Chemical Activity
Anniston Chemical Disposal Facility
Academic Network for Foreign Animal and
Zoonotic Disease
Ammonium Nitrate and Fuel Oil
1) Air National Guard
2) Army National Guard
Air National Guard Base
1) American Nuclear Insurers
2) Area Not Included
Argonne National Laboratories
Association of National Olympic Committees
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking [see
NPRM and SNPRM]
Alternate National Processing Service Center
American National Red Cross
1) Alert and Notification System
2) Answer
3) Aquatic Nuisance Species
American National Standards Institute
American National Standards InstituteHomeland Securities Standards Panel
Australia, New Zealand and United States
1) Action Officer
2) Administrative Officer
3) Area of Operations
4) Assistance Officer
1) Administration on Aging
2) Aviation Operations Area
Association for Official Analytical Communities
Air Operations Branch Director
Aerial Observer
1) Aircraft Operating Center (NOAA)
2) Area of Concern
3) Army Operations Center
Acting Official in Charge
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Area of Responsibility
AP&CP
APA
APB
APC
APCO
APE
APEC
APERMANS
APG
APHA
APHIS
APHL
API
APIS
APL
APLCN
APLCT
APLNC
APMB
APO
APOD
APOE
APP
APPN
APPT
APR
APRSAC
APSO
APSP
APSRS
APSS
APT
APTA
APTS
APWA
AQI
AR
ARA
ARAA
ARAC
ARB
4
Aircraft Operator Standard Security Program
Agency Owned Vehicle
1) Aerial Port
2) Alternate Power
3) Arrival Point
4) Assembly Point
5) Associated Press
Arson Prevention and Control Plan
1) American Planning Association
2) Administrative Procedure Act
Acquisition Program Baseline
Agency Program Coordinator
Association of Public Safety Communications
[Worldwide]
Area of Potential Effect
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
Automated Personnel Management System
Aberdeen Proving Ground
American Public Health Association
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Association of Public Health Laboratories
Application Programming Interface
1) Administrative and Program Information
System
2) Advance Passenger Information System
Annex Planning Leaders
Application
Applicant
Appliance
Acquisition and Program Management Branch
(US-VISIT)
Accountable Property Officer
Aerial Port of Debarkation
Aerial Port of Embarkation
1) Apparatus
2) Applicant
3) Application
4) Application Portability Profile
Appropriation
Appointment
1) Agency Procurement Review
2) Air-Purifying Respirator
Academe and Policy Research Advisory
Committee
Asylum Pre-Screening Officer
Automated Passenger Screening Profile
Aerial Photography Summary Record System
Automated Personnel Security System
Administrative Payment Team
American Public Transportation Associations
1) Airport, Port, and Terminal Security
2) Association of Public Television Stations
American Public Works Association
Agricultural Quarantine Inspections
1) Acknowledge Receipt
2) Aerial Reconnaissance
3) Army Regulation
1) Aircraft Rental Agreement
2) Analog Radio Adapter
Advanced Radiological Accident Assessment
Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability
Air Reserve Base
ARC
ARCA
ARCHIE
ARD
AREAL
AREP
ARES
ARF
ARFCAM
ARFF
ARFI
ARG
ARI
ARIES
ARIO
ARIP
ARJIS
ARL
ARL-M
ARM
ARMS
ARNG
ARNGOPS
A-ROC
ARP
ARPA
ARPANET
ARRA
ARRAS
ARRL
ARS
ARSOF
ARSR
ART
ARTCC
ARTS
ARWO
AS
AS 06
ASA
ASA/IL&E
ASAC
ASAP
ASC
ASCADS
1) American Red Cross (also RC) [ESF-6]
2) Analytic Resources Catalog
Area Requiring Corrective Action
Automated Resource for Chemical Hazard
Incident Evaluation
Advanced Radiation Detection
Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment
Laboratory
Agency Representative
Amateur Radio Emergency Services
1) Action Request Form
2) Aviation Route Forecast
Autonomous Rapid Facility Chemical Agent
Monitor
Aircraft Rescue Firefighting
Areas Recommended For Improvement
Accident Response Group
Acute Respiratory Infection
Airborne Rapid Imagery for Emergency Support
Advanced Radiation Incident Operations
Accidental Release Information Program
Automated Regional Justice Information System
1) Activities Result List
2) Airborne Reconnaissance Low
Airborne Reconnaissance Low - Multifunction
Aerial Radiological Monitor
Automated Resource Management System
(FEMA)
Army National Guard
Army National Guard Operations
Alternate Regional Operations Center
1) Administration and Resource Planning
2) Alarm Resolution Protocols
Advanced Research Projects Agency
Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
Automatic Residential Remote Alarm System
American Radio Relay League
1) Agricultural Research Service
2) Automatic Route Selection
Army Special Operations Forces
Air Route Surveillance Radar
Awards Review Team
Air Route Traffic Control Center
Audit Report Tracking System
Aerial Reconnaissance Weather Office
1) Applicant Services
2) Automatic Sprinkler
Ardent Sentry 06 (exercise)
Average Speed of Answer
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installation,
Logistics and Environment)
Aviation Security Advisory Committee
1) Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel
2) All-Hazards Situation Assessment Prototype
3) As Soon As Possible
4) Automated Standard Application for
Payments
1) Advanced Systems Center
2) Allowable Stack Concentration
3) Application Support Center
4) Area of Special Consideration
ASCE
ASCII
ASCS
ASD
ASD (HD)
ASD (SO/LIC)
ASDAR
ASDRC
ASDSO
ASDWA
ASEAN
ASFPM
ASGS
ASH
ASHA
ASHG
ASHRAE
ASI
ASIA
ASIANPACI
ASIP
ASIS
ASIWPCA
ASL
ASLB
ASM
ASME
ASMRO
ASMT
ASN
ASOS
ASP
ASPA
ASPE
ASPECT
ASPHEP
ASPRS
ASR
ASSE
5
Automated Sorting, Conversion and Distribution
System
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Standard Code for Information
Interchange
Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation
Services
1) Acoustic Surveillance Device
2) Administrative Security Division
3) Allowable Stress Design
4) Assistant Secretary of Defense
Assistant Secretary of Defense, Homeland
Defense
Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special
Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict)
Aircraft to Satellite Data Relay
Automated Systems Disaster Recovery Capabilities
Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Association of State Drinking Water
Administrators
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Association of State Floodplain Managers
Air Support Group Supervisor
Assistant Secretary for Health
Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs
Accident Site Health Group
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and
Air-Conditioning Engineers
America's Shield Initiative
1) Anti-Smuggling Investigators Association
2) Assistant Secretary for Information Analysis
Asian Pacific Islander
Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection
American Society for Industrial Security
Association of State and Interstate Water
Pollution Control Administrators
1) Above Sea Level
2) American Sign Language
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board
Air Support Manager
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Armed Services Medical Regulating Office
Assessment
Abstract Syntax Notation
Automated Surface Observing System
1) Active Server Page
2) Advanced Spectroscopic Portal
3) Associate Safety Professional
4) Aviation Security Program
Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs
American Society of Professional Estimators
1) Airborne Spectral Environmental Collection
Technology
2) Airborne Spectral Photographic
Environmental Collection Technology
Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency
Preparedness
American Society of Photogrammetry and
Remote Sensing
1) Aquifer Storage Recovery
2) Atmosphere Supplying Respirator
3) Automatic Sprinkler Riser
American Society of Safety Engineers
ASSET
ASST
ASSY
AST
ASTA
ASTHO
ASTI
ASTM
ASTS
ASU
ASUFAC
AT
AT&L
AT/FP
ATA
ATB
ATBM
ATC
A-TCET
ATCO
ATCT
ATD
ATDI
ATDP
ATDT
ATF
ATGS
ATH
ATIS
ATM
ATMU
ATMWU
ATN
ATO
ATP
ATR
ATRAP
ATS
ATSA
ATSDR
ATST
ATT
ATTF
ATTN
ATV
AUH
AUSA
AUTHN
AUTHY
AUTODIN
AUVSI
Advanced Simulation and Software Engineering
Technology
Assistant
Assembly
1) Aboveground Storage Tank
2) Accessible Systems and Technologies
3) Aviation Survival Technician
American Society of Travel Agents
Association of State and Territorial Health
Officials
Airport Security Technology Integration
American Society for Testing and Materials
Aeromedical Staging Squadron
All-Source Situational Understanding
Airport and Seaport User Fee Advisory
Committee, INS
1) Advanced Technology
2) Anti-Terrorism
Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Anti-Terrorism & Force Protection
1) Actual Time of Arrival
2) Airline Transportation Association
3) American Trucking Association
Applied Technology Board
AirTanker Base Manager
1) Air Traffic Control
2) Applied Technology Council
1) Anti-Terrorism Combat Enforcement Team
2) Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement
Team
Airtanker Coordinator
Air Traffic Control Tower
1) Actual Time of Departure
2) Advanced Technology Demonstration
3) Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion
Advance Trade Data Initiative
Annual Training and Development Plan
Atlantic Daylight Time (GMT - 3)
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
[Bureau of]
Air Tactical Group Supervisor
Air-Transportable Hospital
Alliance for Telecommunications Industry
Solutions
1) Automated Teller Machine
2) Asynchronous Transfer Mode
Advanced Technology Meteorological Unit
Air Transportable Mobile Weather Unit
Aeronautical Telecommunications Networks
Air Tasking Order
1) Air Transit Program
2) Authority to Participate
Advanced Thermal Reactor
Air Transportable RADIAC Package
Automated Targeting System
Aviation and Transportation Security Act
Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease
Registry (USPHS)
Atlantic Standard Time (GMT - 4)
Anti-Terrorism Technologies
Antiterrorism Task Force
Attention
AV
AVC
AVHRR
AVI
AVIC
AVIP
AVLIS
AVMA
AVO
AVOps
AVSEC
AWACS
AWBA
AWD
AWIPS
AWIS
AWO
AWOL
AWOP
AWRA
AWS
AWWA
AYE
B&SA
B/C
BAA
BACM
BAER
BALV
BAND
BARDA
BAREPP
BASIS
BATF
BATT
BAWS
BBP
BBRS
BBS
BC
BCA
BCBP
BCC
BCF
6
All-terrain vehicle
Attached Unit Housing
Assistant U. S. Attorney
Authorization
Authority
Automatic Digital Network
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems
International
1) Air Vehicle
2) Audio-Visual
Alaska Volcano Center
Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
Audio-Visual Interleave
Area Veterinarian in Charge
Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program
Atomic Vapor Laser Isotope Separation
American Veterinary Medical Association
Alaska Volcano Observatory
Aviation Operations
Aviation Security
Airborne Warning and Control System
Average Weekly Benefit Amount
Available Without Declaration
Advanced Weather Interactive Processing
System
Automated Weather Information System
American Waterway Operators
Absent Without Leave
Absence Without Pay
American Water Resources Association
Alternate Work Schedule
American Water Works Association
Alternate Year Exercise
Bureau and Statistical Agent (NFIP)
Benefit/Cost
1) Broad Agency Announcement
2) Broad Area Announcement
Business Alliance for Customs Modernization
1) Burned Area Emergency Rehabilitation
(Team)
2) Burned Area Emergency Response
Best Available Lodging Value
Bio-agent Autonomous Networked Detectors
Biomedical Advanced Research & Development
Authority
Bay Area Regional Earthquake Preparedness
Project
Biological Aerosol Sentry and Information
System
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Battery
Biological Aerosol Warning System
Blood Borne Pathogen
Board of Building Regulations and Standards
Bulletin Board System
1) Base Camp
2) Branch Chief
Benefit-Cost Analysis
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
Border Crossing Card
Billion Cubic Feet
BCMC
BCMG
BCMR
BCP
BCR
BDA
BDC
BDE
BDO
BDRP
BDS
BDU
BEA
BEEF
BEIR
BENS
BENT SPEAR
BEP
BERD
BERT
BEST
BFA
BFC
BFD
BFE
BFM
BGAD
BGAN
BGCA
BGP
BHEF
BHS
BI
BIA
BICEP
BICEPP
BIDS
BIIDB
BIL
BIO
BISC
BIT
BITE
BIWG
BJA
BKC
BKR
BL
BLESTP
BLEVE
BLM
BLS
Board for the Coordination of Model Codes
Base/Camp Manager
Board of Correction of Military Records
Business Continuity Planning
1) Benefit-Cost Ratio
2) Border Cargo Release
Battle Damage Assessment
Bomb Data Center (FBI)
Brigade
Battle Dress Overgarment
Biological Defense Research Program
Biohazard Detection System
Battle Dress Utility
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Big Explosive Experimental Facility
Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation
Business Executives for National Security
Nuclear Incident (codeword)
Budget Execution Plan
Blocked Erosion Rate Database
Building Emergency Response Team
1) Bus Explosive Screening Technology
2) Building Engagement, Strengths and Talent
Benefit Fraud Assessment
Bills for Collection
Base Flood Depth
Base Flood Elevation
Budget and Financial Management Branch
(US-VISIT)
Blue Grass Army Depot
Broadband Global Area Network
Blue Grass Chemical Activity
Border Gateway Protocol
Business-Higher Education Forum
Bureau of Health Services
Background Investigation
1) Board of Immigration Appeals/Affairs (DOJ)
2) Bureau of Indian Affairs
Basic Investigation of Computer and Electronic Crimes Program
Business and Industry Council for Emergency Preparedness and Planning
Biological Integrated Detection System
Badge Imaging Information Database
Band Interleaved by Line (Format)
Biological
Border Interdiction Support Center
1) Building Inventory Tool
2) Built-In Test
3) Business Intelligence Tool
Biometric Identification Technology Ethics
Bilateral Interdiction Working Group
Bureau of Justice Assistance (DOJ)
Biodefense Knowledge Center [Part of
NBACC, National Biodefense Analysis and
Countermeasures Center]
Breaker
Bill of Lading
Basic Law Enforcement Supervisor Training
Program
Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion
BM
BMBL
BMC
BMD
BMP
BMS
BN
BNA
BNICE
BNML
BOC
BOCA
BOL
BOLO
BOM
BOO
BOP
BOR
BORCAP
BORP
BORSTAR
BORTAC
BOV
BOXER
BPA
BPAT
BPD
BPM
BPML
BPN
BPO
BPP
BPR
BPRP
BPS
BPSS
BPWG
BRAC
BRASS
BRI
BRIDGES
BRM
BROKEN ARROW
BRT
BSA
BSC
BSCO
BSD
7
Bureau of Land Management
1) Basic Life Support
2) Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bench Mark
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical
Laboratories
Bomb Management Center
Borders and Maritime Security Division (S&T/
BMD)
Best Management Practice
Building Management System
Battalion
Baseline Needs Assessment
Biological, Nuclear, Incendiary, Chemical,
Explosive
Battalion Military Liaison
Basic Operating Cost
Building Officials and Code Administrators
Bureau of Labs
Be On the Lookout alert
Bill of Materials
Base of Operations
(Federal) Bureau of Prisons
Bureau of Reclamation
Border Patrol Criminal Alien Program
Building Occupancy Resumption Program
Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue Team
Border Patrol Tactical Unit
Board of Visitors
Bulk-Only X-ray Enhanced Region
1) Blanket Purchasing Agreement
2) Border Patrol Agent
Building Performance Assessment Team
Blast-Protective Design
Basic Property Management
Business Process Markup Language
Business Partner Network
Blanket Purchase Order
Business Policy and Planning Branch (US-VISIT)
Business Process Reengineering
Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response
Program
Bits Per Second
Business Process Specification Schema
Best Practices Working Group
Base Realignment and Closure Act
Border Release Advance Screening & Selectivity
Building Related Illness
Building Respect in Diverse Groups to Enhance
Security
1) Bio-Regulator/Modulator
2) Business Reference Model
Nuclear Accident (codeword)
Business Round Table
1) Base Support Area
2) Business Software Alliance
1) Biometrics Support Center
2) Building Security Committee
Biosafety Coordinating Official
Border Security Deployment
BSE
BSI
BSIR
BSO
BSOP
BSPP
BSSC
BST
BT
BTA
BTCP
BTO
BTS
BTU
BTW
BU
BUMED
BUYL
BUYM
BV
BW
BWC
BWIC
BWR
BY
BZ
BZPP
C Number
C&C
C&D
C/A
C/E
C2
C3
C3I
C3ISR
C4
C4ISR
CA
CAA
CAAP
CAARS
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (aka: “Mad
Cow Disease”)
1) Base/Basic Support Installation
2) Border Safety Initiative
Biannual Strategy Implementation Reports
Biosafety Officer
Battle Staff Operating Procedures
Broadcast Station Protection Program
Building Seismic Safety Council
1) Border Support Team
2) Burn Specialty Team
1) Bioterrorism
2) Buying Team
1) Bioterrorism Act
2) Border Trade Alliance
1) Biological Terrorism Contingency Plan
2) Biological Threat Characterization Program
Business Transformation Office
1) Budget Tracking System
2) Bureau of Transportation Statistics
British Thermal Unit
By The Way
Building (Line)
Bureau of Medicine
Buying Team Leader
Buying Team Member
Butterfly Valve
1) Biological Warfare
2) Biological Weapon
Biological Weapons Convention
Biological Warning and Incident
Characterization
Boiling Water Reactor
Budget Year
Breathing Zone
1) Buffer Zone Protection Plan
2) Buffer Zone Protection Program
Crew number
Components and Cladding
Clean and Disinfect
Controller/Analyst
Communications/Electronics
Command and Control
1) Command, Control, and Communications
2) Customs Cybersmuggling Center
3) (ICE) Cyber Crimes Center
Command, Control, Communications,
Information
Command, Control, Communications,
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Command, Control, Communications and
Computers
C4+Intelligence, Surveillance and
Reconnaissance
1) Capability Assurance
2) Chemical Agent
3) Civil Affairs
4) Congressional Affairs
5) Cooperating Agency
6) Cooperative Agreement
Clean Air Act
Critical Asset Assurance Program
CABIN
CAC
CACB
CACTIS
CAD
CADD
CADET
CADW
CAE
CAEM
CAEO
CAER
CAF
CAG
CAI
CAIC
CAICO
CAIRA
CALM
CAM
CAMDS
CAMEO
CAMEXPAN
CAMPS
CAMRA
CAMS
CAMU
CANAR
CANDU
CAO
CAP
CAPA
CAPC
CAPCO
8
Cargo Advanced Automated Radiography
System
Chemical and Biological Information Network
1) Citizens’ Advisory Commissions
2) Civil Applications Committee
3) Climate Analysis Center
4) Common Access Card
5) Community Assistance Contact
6) Crisis Action Center
Camp Crew Boss
Computer-Assisted CSEPP Training Information
System
1) Computer Aided/Assisted Dispatch
2) Computer-Aided/Assisted Design
3) Computer-Assisted Drafting
Computer-Assisted Drafting and Design
Computer-Assisted Design for Exercise Training
Civil Air Defense Warning
Command Assessment Element (for CBIRF)
Committee for Animal Emergency Management
Competitive Analysis and Evaluation Office
Community Awareness and Emergency Response
1) Compressed Air Foam
2) Critical Asset Factor
Core Agency Group
1) Chemical Accident/Incident
2) Computer-Aided Instruction
Chemical Accident/Incident Control
Chemical Accident/Incident Control Officer
Chemical Accident/Incident Response and
Assistance
Cognitive and Affective Learning Model
1) Chemical Agent Monitor
2) Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Chemical Agent Munition Disposal System
Computer-Aided Management of Emergency
Operations
Central America, Mexico, Panama
Civil Aircraft Missile Protection System
Center for Advancing Microbiological Risk
Assessment
Continuous Air Monitoring System
Companion Animal Management Unit
Consortia of Administrators for Native
American Rehabilitators
Canadian-Deuterium Uranium (Reactor)
1) Caribbean Area Office
2) Chief Administrative Officer
1) Capability Assessment Program
2) Capability Assurance Program
3) Civil Air Patrol
4) Collection, Analysis and Planning
5) Combat Air Patrol
6) Common Alerting Protocol
7) Community Action Program
8) Community Assistance Program
9) Contract Administration Plans
10) Corrective Action Program
11) Criminal Alien Program
12) Crisis Action Process
Coalition of Airline Pilots Association
Civil Aviation Planning Committee
Controlled Access Program Coordination Office
CAP-FASSE
CATEGORY A
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
Corrective Action Program - Federal Agency
Support Services Element
Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening
System (II equals 2nd generation)
Categorical Assistance Progress Reports
Critical Asset and Portfolio Risk Analysis
Corrective Action Program - State Support
Services Element
Capital Wireless Integrated Network
1) Capability Assessment for Readiness
2) Congressional Affairs Representative
Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training
Chief, Aerial Reconnaissance Coordination -All
Hurricanes
Collaborative Agencies for Responding to
Disasters
Continental Airborne Reconnaissance for
Damage Assessment
Computerized Activities Results List
Community and Regional Resilience Initiative
1) Computer Analysis and Response Team
2) County Animal Response Team
Criticality, Accessibility, Recuperability,
Vulnerability, Effect and Recognizability
1) Chemical Abstract Service
2) Crisis Action System
3) Comprehensive Assessment System
Cache Supply Clerk
Computer Aided Software Engineering
C-130 Airborne Sensor with Palletized
Electronic Reconnaissance
Cockpit Access Security System
Commercial Aviation Safety Team
Centralized Administrative Services Unit
1) Catalog
2) Catastrophic
3) Category
4) Collier Area Transit (Florida)
5) Crisis Action Team
Debris Removal
CATEGORY B
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
Emergency Protective Measures
CATEGORY C
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
Roads and Bridges
CATEGORY D
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
Water Control Facilities
CATEGORY E
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
Buildings and Contents
CATEGORY F
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
Utilities
CATEGORY G
Parks, Recreational, and Other
1) Catastrophic Exercise
2) Catagorial Exclusion
Catastrophic Task Force
Chronology and Time Line
Consequences Assessment Tool Set
Community Assistance Visit
1) Capability Assurance Exercise
2) Computer-Assisted Exercise
1) Chemical Biological (or Chemical/Biological)
2) Citizens’ Band
3) Cluster Bomb
Cost-Benefit Analysis
CAPPS II
CAPR
CAPRA
CAP-SSSE
CapWIN
CAR
CARAT
CARCAH
CARD
CARDA
CARL
CARRI
CART
CARVER
CAS
CASC
CASE
CASPER
CASS
CAST
CASU
CAT
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
CATEX
CATF
CATL
CATS
CAV
CAX
CB Or C/B
CBA
CBARS
CBCF
CBCT
CBD
CBEFF
CBEK
CBEP
CBET
CBI
CBIA
CBIAC
CBIG
CBIRF
CBL
CBN
CBO
CBP
CBPMO
CBPO
CBQRF
CBR
CBR&D
CBRA
CBRD
CBRDEC
CBRDT
CBRN
CBRNE
CBRNE-CM
CBRRT
CBRS
CBRT
CBRTA
CBSA
CBT
CBW
cc
CC
CCA
9
Coastal Barrier Resources System
Cross Border Crime Forum
Chemical/Biological Countermeasures Training
1) Chemical and Biological Defense
2) Chemical and Biological Division (S&T/CBD)
Common Biometric Exchange Formats
Framework
Compendium of Basic Exercise Knowledge
Career Builder Express Program
Computer Based Education and Training
1) Chandler Burning Index
2) Computer-Based Instruction
Coastal Barrier Improvement Act
Chemical and Biological Information Analysis
Center
Caribbean Border Interagency Group
Chemical/Biological Incident Response Force
(USMC)
1) Commercial Bill of Lading
2) Computer-Based Learning
1) Chemical, Biological, or Nuclear
2) Cooperative Base Network
1) Community-Based Organization
2) Congressional Budget Office
U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Bureau
of] (also called BCBP)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Modernization Office
CBP Officer
Chemical-Biological Quick Response Force
Chemical, Biological and/or Radiological
Chemical and Biological Research and
Development Sector
Coastal Barrier Resources Act of 1982 (see
COBRA)
Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense
Chemical & Biological, Research, Development
& Engineering Center
Chemical/Biological Rapid Deployment Team
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and
Explosive
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear,
or High-Yield Explosive - Consequence
Management
Chemical & Biological Rapid Response Team
1) Coastal Barrier Resources System
2) Concept Based Requirement System
Chemical and Biological Response Team
Chemical, Biological and Radiological
Technology Alliance
Canada Border Security Agency
1) Chemical Biological Toxin
2) Computer-Based Training
Chemical and Biological Warfare
cubic centimeter
1) Citizen Corps
2) Congregate Care
3) Coordination Center
4) Courtesy Copy
5) Crisis Counseling
1) Circuit Card Assembly
2) Continuity Communications Architecture
CCAM
CCAMS
CCAP
CCAT
CCB
CCC
CCD
CCDB
CCDPH
CCF
CCFP
CCG
CCI
CCIO
CCIR
CCITP
CCITT
CCL
CCLS
CCMIS
CCMRF
CCN
CCND
CCO
CCP
CCR
CCRF
CCS
CCSL
CCSO
CCSP
CCST
CCT
CCTV
CCU
CCV
CD
CDBG
CDC
CDCP
CDD
CDE
CDER
CDERA
CDEX
CDL
Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility
Comprehensive Cooperative Agreement
Monitoring System
Child Citizenship Act Project
Center for Commercialization of Advanced
Technology
Configuration Control Board
1) Citizen Corps Council
2) Congregate Care Center
3) Crisis Coordination Center
1) Consular Consolidated Database
2) Corporate Communications Division
(S&T&CCD)
Consolidated Counterdrug Data Base
Cook County Department of Public Health
Coded Cities Forecast
(National Institute of Justice) Center for Civil
Force Protection
Crisis Coordination Group
Command, Control, and Interoperability
Command and Control Incidents Operations
Commander's Critical Information Report
Cyber Counterterrorism Investigations Training
Program
Consultative Committee for International
Telephony and Telegraphy
Contamination Control Line
Command Center Liaison Section
Crisis Consequence Management Information
System
CBRNE Consequence Management Response Force
Canonical Correlation Analysis
Consultative Committee on Natural Disasters
1) Claims Coordinating Office
2) Consultation Coordination Officer
1) Casualty Collection Point
2) Citizen Corps Program
3) Crisis Counseling Program
Central Contractor Registration (www.ccr.gov)
Commissioned Corps Readiness Force
1) Congregate Care System
2) Contamination Control Station
Command and Control Simulation Lab
Cook County Sheriff's Office
Certified Cargo Screening Program
Chemical Casualty Site Team
1) Communications Coordination Team
2) Critical Care Transport
Closed Circuit Television
Correspondence Control Unit
Characteristics and Common Vulnerabilities
1) Civil Defense
2) Code
3) Compact Disc
Community Development Block Grant
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
1) Capability Development and Demonstration
2) Cross-Disaster Database
Committed Dose Equivalent
Computer Data Entry Recorder
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency
CDM
CDMA
CDO
CDP
CDR
CDRDB
CDRG
CDRG-PAC
CD-ROM
CDRS
CDS
CDSO
CDSP
CDT
CDU
CDV
CDX
CE
CEA
CEB
CEC
CED
CEDAP
CEDE
CEE
CEEP
CEF
CEG
CEI
CEM
CEMD
CEMIS
CEMP
CEMS
CENL
CENR
CEO
CEOC
CEOS
CEP
CEPAP
CEPI
10
Civil Defense Exercise
1) Commercial Driver’s License
2) Community Disaster Loan
Content Design Manager
Code Division Multiple Access
Central Dense Overcast
1) Candidate Development Program
2) Center for Domestic Preparedness
3) Chemical Demilitarization Program
1) Christian Disaster Response
2) Commander
3) Critical Design Review
4) Crude Death Rate
Conventional Disaster Resource Database
Catastrophic Disaster Response Group
Catastrophic Disaster Response Group В­
Primary Agency Committee
Compact Disk Read Only Memory
Call Detail Reporting System
Charge Data System
Collateral Duty Safety Officer
Cache Demobilization Specialist
Central Daylight Time (GMT - 5)
Contagious Disease Unit
Civil Defense Victoreen
Control and Direction Exercise
1) Categorical Exclusion
2) Civil Engineer
1) Council of Economic Advisors
2) County Executives of America
Contractor Evaluation Board
Chief Exercise Controller
Committee for Economic Development
Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance
Program
Committed Effective Dose Equivalent
Consolidated Enforcement Environment
Critical Employee Emergency Planning
1) Cost Estimating Format
2) Critical Emergency File
Council for Excellence in Government
Critical Elements of Information
1) Certified Emergency Manager
2) Comprehensive Emergency Management
County Emergency Management Director
Crisis and Emergency Management Information
System
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
Continuous Emission Monitoring System
Chemical Event Notification Level
Committee on Environment and Natural
Resources
1) Chief Executive Officer
2) Community Education and Outreach
County Emergency Operations Center
Committee on Earth-Orbiting Satellites
1) Circular Error Probable
2) Civil Emergency Planning (NATO)
3) Civil Emergency Preparedness
Cost Estimating for the Public Assistance
Program, Expert Panel on
Catastrophic Emergency Preparedness Initiative
CEPPO
CEQ
CERC
CERCLA
CERDEC
CERES
CERT
CERT/CC
CEST
CET
CEU
CEXS
CFA
CFAI
CFAO
CFATS
CFBCI
CFC
CFC-NCA
CFDA
CFGDP
CFI
CFIUS
CFIVSAC
cfm
CFO
CFR
cfs
CFS
CFSA
CFSI
CFTC
CG
CGD
CGFAA
CGI
CGISS
CGM
CGS
CH
CHARM
CHAWS
CHCO
CHDS
ChE
CHECK 21
CHEMTREC
CHERCAP
Chemical Emergency Preparedness and
Prevention Office
Council on Environmental Quality
1) Coastal Engineering Research Center
2) Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication
Comprehensive Environmental Response,
Compensation, and Liability Act (aka:
“Superfund”)
Communications-Electronics Research
Development and Engineering Center
California Environmental Resources Evaluation
System
1) Community Emergency Response Team
2) Computer Emergency Readiness Team
3) Computer Emergency Recovery Team
4) Computer Evidence Recovery/Response
Training
5) Council of Energy Resource Tribes
Computer Emergency Response Team/
Coordination Center
Cyber Emergency Support Team
Contraband Enforcement Team
1) Compliance Enforcement Unit
2) Continuing Education Unit
Cooperative Extension Service
1) Capability Focus Area
2) Cognizant Federal Agency
3) Computerized Fleet Analysis
Commission on Fire Accreditation International
Cognizant Federal Agency Official
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
Center for Faith Based and Community
Initiatives (FEMA/CFBCI)
1) Chlorofluorocarbon
2) Combined Federal Campaign
Combined Federal Campaign of the National
Capital Area
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Crash Feed Grain Donation Program
Credentialing Framework Initiative
Committee on Foreign Investment in the
United States
Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety
Advisory Committee
cubic feet per minute
1) Chief Financial Officer
2) Chief of Field Operations
Code of Federal Regulations
cubic feet per second
Certified Fraud Specialists, Association of
Consolidated Farm Service Agency
Congressional Fire Services Institute
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Commanding General
Coast Guard District
Cerro Grande Fire Assistance Act
Common Gateway Interface
Center for Geophysical Investigation of the
Shallow Subsurface
Computer Graphics Metafile
Council of Graduate Schools
Channel
Complex Hazardous Release Model
CHER-CAP
CHIP
CHM
CHPPM
CHRCL
CHRIS
CHS
CI
CIA
CIAD
CIAETP
CIAO
CICAD
CICG
CID
CIDCON
CIDER
CIEE
CIF
CIG
CIH
CII
CIIA
CIID
CIII
CIIMS
CIIP IWG
CIK
CIKR
CIMA
CIMRT
CIMS
11
Chemical Hazard Warning System
Chief Human Capital Officer (MGMT/CHCO)
Center for Homeland Defense and Security
Cholinesterase
Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act
Chemical Transportation Emergency Center
Comprehensive HAZMAT Emergency Response
Capability Assessment Program
Community Hazards Emergency Response В­
Capability Assurance Process
1) Capability and Hazard Identification
Program
2) Critical Homeland Infrastructure Protection
Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
Center for Health Promotion and Preventive
Medicine (U.S. Army)
Center for Human Rights and Constitutional
Law
Chemical Hazard Response Information System
Correctional Health Services
Critical Infrastructure
1) Catastrophic Incident Annex
2) Central Intelligence Agency
Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs
Division
Criminal Investigation in Automated Equipment
Training Program
1) Chief Infrastructure Assurance Officer
2) Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office
3) Critical Infrastructure Assurance Officer
Center for Intelligence Collection Analysis and
Dissemination
Critical Infrastructure Coordination Group
1) Command, Control and Interoperability
Division (S&T/CID)
2) Criminal Investigation Division or Department, Community Identification
Civil Defense Condition
Computer Interactive Display, Entry, and
Retrieval
Common Information Exchange Environment
1) Central Information File
2) Cost, Insurance, and Freight
Central Intelligence Group
Certified Industrial Hygienist
Critical Infrastructure Information
Critical Infrastructure Information Act of 2002
Counterintelligence and Investigations Division
(DHS)
Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies
Integrator
Critical Infrastructure Inspection Management
System
Critical Information Infrastructure Protection
Interagency Working Group
Crypto-Ignition Key
Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources
Channel Industry Mutual Aid
Critical Incident Management Response Team
1) Correspondence and Issues Management
System
2) Critical Incident Management Support
3) Critical Infrastructure Modeling System
CIMST
CINC
CINCAMC
CINCLANT
CINCNORAD
CINCPAC
CINCSOC
CINCTRANS
CIND
CINDI
CINS
CINT
CIO
CIP
CIP IWG
CIPAC
CIPB
CIP-DSS
CIPIC
CIPP
CIPWG
CIR
CIRA
CIRES
CIRG
CIRMS
CIRP
CIS
CISD
CISM
CISMT
CISO
CISOMB
CISSC
CITAC
CITMO
CITO
CITP
CJCS
CJIS
CJTF
CK
CLAIMS
CLASP
CLASS
CLDC
CLIA
CLIVAR
CLMS
CLO
Critical Incident Management Support Team
Commander-in-Chief
Commander-in-Chief, Air Mobility Command
Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet
Commander-in-Chief, North American Aerospace
Defense Command
Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Command
Commander-in-Chief, Special Operations
Command
Commander-in-Chief, Transportation Command
Compact Integrated Narcotics Detector
1) Center for Integration of Natural Disaster
Information
2) Compact Integrated Narcotics Detector
Instrument
Catastrophic Incident of National Significance
Chief Intelligence Officer
Chief Information Officer
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Critical Infrastructure Protection Interagency
Working Group
Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory
Council
Critical Infrastructure Protection Board
CIP-Decision Support System
Critical Infrastructure Protection Information
Center
Certified Information Privacy Professionals
Critical Infrastructure Protection Working Group
Critical Infrastructure Resiliency
Catastrophic Incident Response Annex
Catastrophic Incident Response Execution
Schedule
Critical Incident Response Group
Council of Ionizing Radiation Measurements
and Standards
Catastrophic Incident Response Plan
1) Catastrophic Incident Supplement
2) Central Index System
3) Citizenship and Immigration Services,
Bureau of (see also BCIS and USCIS)
4) Civil Infrastructure Security
5) Community Information System
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
Critical Incident Stress Management
Critical Incident Stress Management Team
Chief Information Security Officer
Citizenship and Immigration Services
Ombudsman
Central Information Systems Storage Center
Computer Intrusion Threat Assessment Center
Commercial Information Technology for
Multinational Operations
Central Imagery Tasking Office
Criminal Investigator Training Program
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Criminal Justice Information Services/System
Commander, Joint Task Force
Caulk
Computer Linked Application Information
Management System
Consular Lost and Stolen Passport System
CLOMA
CLOMR
CLR
CLS
cm
CM
CMA
CMAA
C-MANPADS
CMAS
CMAT
CMC
CMCAC
CME
CMF
CMG
CMHS
CMIA
CMIR
CMIS
CML
CMM
CMMI
CMO
CMOC
CMRT
CMS
CMT
CMTB
CMU
CMV
CMX
CN
CNA
CNAC
CNBC
CNC
12
Consular Lookout and Support System
Connected Limited Device Configuration
Civil Liberties Impact Assessment
Climate Variability
Claims Specialist
1) Chief Logistics Officer
2) Congressional Liaison Officer
Conditional Letter of Map Amendment
Conditional Letter of Map Revision
Common Language Runtime
Central Locator System
centimeter
1) Cadre Manager
2) Chief of Mission
3) Configuration Management
4) Consequence Management
5) Counter-Measure
1) Certified Medical Assistant
2) Chemical Manufacturers Association
3) Chemical Materials Agency
4) Community Map Action (Form)
Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (affiliated
with CBP)
Counter-Man-Portable-Air-Defense Systems
1) Circular Map Accuracy Standard
2) Commercial Mobile Alert System
Consequence Management Advisory Team
1) Center for Marine Conservation
2) Crisis Management Center
3) Crisis Management Coordinator
4) Customs Management Centers
Crisis Management Center Augmentation Cadre
1) Chief Medical Examiner
2) Continuing Medical Education
Case Management File
Consequence Management Group
Center for Mental Health Services
Cash Management Improvement Act
Currency and Monetary Instruments Report
Corporate Management Information System
Commercial
Capability Maturity Model
Capability Maturity Model Integration
1) Chief Medical Officer
2) Civil Military Operations
Civil Military Operations Center
Consequence Management Response Team
1) Call Management System
2) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
3) Crisis Management System
Crisis Management Team
Countermeasures Test Bed
1) Concrete Masonry Unit
2) Crisis Management Unit
Commercial Motor Vehicle
Crisis Management Exercise
Communications Network
Certified Nursing Assistant
Customs National Aviation Center
Congress of National Black Churches
1) Central Network Control
2) Computer Numerical Control
CNCS
CNDSP
CNE
CNGB
CNMI
CNN
CNO
CNPPD
CNR
CNS
CNSC
CNSIP
CNSNS
CNT
CNU
CNWDI
CO
CO2
COA
COAC
COAD
COAP
COB
COBOL
COBRA
COBRE
COC
COCO
COCOM
COD
CODEL
CODIS
COE
COEM
COF
COG
COGO
COI
COL
COLA
COLISEUM
COLT
COM
Corporation for National and Community
Service
Computer Network Defense Service Provider
1) Continuing Nursing Education
2) Office of Counternarcotics Enforcement
(formerly CNO)
Chief of the National Guard Bureau
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana
Islands
Cable News Network
1) Chief of Naval Operations
2) Counter-Narcotics Officer
Chemical & Nuclear Preparedness and
Protection Division
Center for National Response, The
Central Nervous System
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Classified National Security Information
Program
Commission for Nuclear Safety and Safeguards
1) Counternarcoterrorism
2) Crisis Negotiation Team
Crisis Negotiations Unit (FBI)
Critical Nuclear Weapons Design Information
1) Commanding Officer
2) Communications Officer
3) Contracting Officer
4) Custodial Officer
Carbon Dioxide
Course of Action
Customs Operations Advisory Committee
Community Organizations Active In Disaster
Center for Ocean Analysis and Prediction
Close of Business
Common Business-Oriented Language
1) Chemical, Ordnance, Biological, Radiological
2) Coastal Barriers Resources Act
Carry-On Bag Remote Examination
1) Combat Operations Center
2) Country of Citizenship
Computer Coordinator
1) Combatant Command
2) Coordinating Committee
Cash on Delivery
Congressional Delegation
Combined DNA Index System
Center of Excellence
Chicago Office of Emergency Management
Construction of Facilities projects
1) Continuity of Government
2) Council of Governments
Coordinate Geometry
1) Community of Interest
2) Critical Operational Issue
1) Colonel
2) Cost of Living
1) Combined Operating License Application
2) Cost of Living Allowance
Community On-Line Intelligence System for End
Users and Managers
Cellular on Light Truck
COMC
COMCDTF
COMINT
COML
COMM
COMMDIR
CoMNET
COMP
COMPUSEC
COMREL
COMSEC
COMSVC
CONG
CONGR
CONO
CONOPS
CONPLAN
CONUS
CONUSA
COO
COOP
COP
COPS
COR
CORBA
CORE
CORS
COS
COSIN
COSMIC
COSO
COSP (see PLCY)
COST
COTHEN
COTP
COTR
COTS
COUSCS
COW
CP
13
1) Communications
2) Component Object Model
Communications Coordinator
Commander, Civil Disturbance Task Force
Communications Intelligence
Communications Unit Leader
Communications
Communications Directory
Consequence Management News, Equipment
and Training
Compensation/Claims Unit Leader
Computer Security
Community Relations
Communications Security
Component Services (OHA/COMSVC)
Congressional
Congress
Contracting Officer
1) Control Operations
2) Concept of Operations
1) Concept of Operations Plan
2) Contingency Plan
3) U.S. Government Interagency Domestic
Terrorism Concept of Operations Plan (see
NRP)
1) Contiguous United States
2) Continental United States
Continental United States Army
Chief Operating Officer
Continuity of Operations
1) Chief of Party
2) Chief of Police
3) Committee of Principals
4) Common Operating/Operational Picture
5) Continuation of Pay
Community Oriented Policing Service
1) Central Office of Record
2) Contracting Officers Representative
Common Object Request Broker Architecture
1) Cadre of Response Employees
2) Cadre of On-call Response Employees
3) Citizens of Oakland Respond to Emergencies
Continuously Operating Reference Station
1) Cash on Shipment
2) Chief of Staff
Control Staff Instruction
Computer Software Management and
Information Center (NASA)
Chief of Staff Office/Operations
Chief of Staff Office/Policy (former DHS
Subcomponent)
Cost Unit Leader
Customs Over the Horizon Enforcement
Network
Captain of the Port
Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative
Commercial Off the Shelf
Commercial Operations of the US Customs
Service, Advisory Committee on
Cellular on Wheels
1) Command Post
2) Control Point
3) Coordination and Planning
CPA
CPAS
CPAV
CPC
CPD
CPE
CPG
CPHC
CPI
CPIC
cpm
CPMCC
CPO
CPOT
CPPA
CPPM
CPPS
CPR
CPRM
CPS
CPSC
CPSD
CPSP
CPTED
CPU
CPX
CQA
CR
CRADA
CRAF
CRAMP
CRC
CRCL
CRCPD
CRDC
CRDF
CRDS
CREATE
CREM
CREP
CREST
CREW
CRI
CRL
CRM
Coalition Provisional Authority
Cellular Priority Access System
Community Program Assistance Visit
1) Climate Prediction Center
2) Commission on Professional Credentialing
3) Country of Particular Concern
1) Community Planning and Development
2) Community Preparedness Division
Contingency Planning Exchange
1) Civil Preparedness Guide
2) Comprehensive Preparedness Guide
Central Pacific Hurricane Center
Consumer Price Index
Capital Planning and Investment Control
1) characters per minute
2) counts per minute
Coalition Partner Mobile Command Center
1) Central Processing Office
2) Chief Procurement Officer
Consolidated Priority Organization Target
Certified Professional Property Administrator
Certified Professional Property Manager
Certified Professional Property Specialist
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Checkpoint Resource Management
Certified Public Secretary
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Contingency Planning and Support Division
Comprehensive Passenger Screening Profile
Crime Prevention Through Environmental
Design
Central Processing Unit
Command Post Exercise
Commandant's Quality Award
1) Civil Rights
2) Claims Representative
3) Community Relations
4) Congressional Relations
5) County Road
Cooperative Research and Development
Agreement
Civil Reserve Air Fleet
Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program
1) Contamination Reduction Corridor
2) Crisis Response Cell
3) Curriculum Review Conference
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Conference of Radiation Control Program
Directors
Cybersecurity Research & Development Center
U.S. Civilian Research & Development
Foundation
Consolidated Remote Delivery Site
Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of
Terrorism Events
Classified Removable Electronic Media
Crew Representative
Contingency Real Estate Support Team
Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup
Cities Readiness Initiative
Certificate Revocation Lists
CRO
CROP
CROSS
CRP
CRR
CRRDB
CRREL
CRS
CRT
CRTF
CRUD
CRWB
CRWG
CRWRC
CRYSYS
CRZ
CS
CS&C
CS1M
CS25
CSA
CSAC
CSAF
CSB
CSBG
CSD
CSDGM
CSDP
CSE
CSEM
CSEPP
CSG
CSH
CSHEMA
CSHIB
CSHO
CSI
14
1) Common Risk Model
2) Crisis (or Communications) Resource
Manager
1) Congressional Relations Officer
2) Community Reuse Organization
Common Relevant Operational Picture
Counterterrorism Reporting on Suspicious
Surveillance
1) Conservation Reserve Program
2) Critical Review Phase
Case Resolution Records
Comprehensive Reference Resource Database
Cold Region Research and Engineering
Laboratory (US Army)
1) Catholic Relief Services
2) Community Rating System
3) Community Relations Service
4) Congressional Research Service
Cathode Ray Tube
1) Commander, Response Task Force
2) Crisis Response Task Force
Create, Retrieve, Update, Delete
Crew Boss
1) (Hurricane Katrina) Comprehensive Review
Working Group
2) Crisis Response Working Group
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee
Cryospheric System
Contamination Reduction Zone
1) Chief of Staff
2) Chief Scientist [NOAA]
Cyber Security and Communications, Office of
(NPPD/CS&C)
Contracting Specialist, 1M
Contracting Specialist, 25K
1) Chief of Staff, Army
2) Cognizant Security Authority
3) Community Services Administration
Chemical Security Analysis Center
Chief of Staff, Air Force
US Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation
Board
Community Services Block Grant
Container Security Device
Content Standard for Digital Geospatial
Metadata
Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program
Communications Security Establishment
Center for the Study of Emergency
Management
Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness
Program
1) Coordinating Sub-Group
2) Council of State Governments
3) Counterterrorism Security Group
Combat Support Hospital
Campus Safety, Health & Environmental
Management Associations
Chemical Safety and Hazards Investigation
Board
Compliance Safety and Health Officer- OSHA
1) Container Security Initiative
2) Customer Satisfaction Index
CSID
CSIL
CSIRC
CSIRT
CSIS
CSM
CSMIP
CSO
CSP
CSPI
CSPO
CSREES
CSRS
CST
CSTARC
CSTE
CSU
CT
CT/NP-ESG
CTA
CTAC
C-TAP
CTB
CTBT
CTC
CTCC
CTD
CTF
CTGP
CTI
CTIA
CTISS
CTJTF
CTOC
CTOEM
CTOTF
CTP
C-TPAT
CTR
CTS
CTSP
CTTP
CTU
CTUIR
1) Call Subscriber ID
2) Centralized Scheduling and Information Desk
Commercial Satellite Imagery Library
Computer Security Incident Response Center
Computer Security Incident Response Team
1) Canadian Security Intelligence Service
2) Center for Strategic International Studies
3) Credited Structures Inventory System
Chemical Surety Material
California Strong-Motion Instrumentation
Program
1) Chief Security Officer
2) Component Security Officer
Certified Safety Professional
1) Critical Structure Protection Initiative
2) Critical Systems Protective Initiative
Cargo Systems Program Office
Cooperative State Research Education and
Extension Service
Civil Service Retirement System
1) Central Standard Time (GMT-6)
2) Civil Support Team (National Guard--for
WMD)
Cyber Security Tracking, Analysis, & Response
Center
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
1) Clearing-Staging Unit
2) Crime Scene Unit
3) Customer Satisfaction Unit
Counterterrorism
Counterterrorism and National Preparedness
Exercise Sub-Group
Combined Travel Authorization
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Counter-Terrorism Airport Primacy
see CMTB
Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
1) Conference and Training Center
2) Counterterrorism Center
Counterproliferation Technology Coordinating
Committee
1) Concept and Technology Development
2) Counterterrorist Division
3) Cumulative Trauma Disorder
Combined Task Force
Competitive Training Grant Program
Computer Telephony Integration
Cellular Telecommunications & Internet
Association
Common Terrorism Information Sharing
Standards
Counter-Terrorism Joint Task Force
Containerized Tactical Operations Center
Connecticut Office of Emergency Management
Counter-Terrorism Operations Training Facility
Cooperating Technical Partners (Initiative)
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism
Crew Time Report
1) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
2) Cooperating Technical State
Computer Technical Specialist
Consolidated Trusted Traveler Program
cu
CUI
CUL
CULS
CUREE
CUSEC
CUSP
CV
CVE
CVI
CVO
CVP
CVS
CVVFA
CW
CWA
CWC
CWG
CWIN
CWN
CWP
CWS
CWSN
CWU
cy
CY
CZM
CZMA
D/A
D2PC
D2Puff
DA
DA PAM
DAA
DAAC
DAAMS
DAC
DACS
DAD
15
Chemistry/Toxicology Unit
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian
Reservation
cubic
Controlled Unclassified Information
Cost Unit Leader
Cultural Specialist
Consortium of Universities for Research in
Earthquake Engineering
Central United States Earthquake Consortium
Central United States Partnership
1) Combined Verification
2) Curriculum Vitae
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
Commercial Vehicle Inspection
Cascades Volcano Observatory
Citizenship Verification Procedures
1) Clearance Verification System
2) Combined Verification Section
Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s
Association
1) Chemical Warfare/Weapons
2) Continuous Wave
1) Chemical Warfare Agent
2) Clean Water Act
Chemical Weapons Convention
1) Concept Working Group
2) Continuity of Operations Working Group
1) Critical Infrastructure Warning Information
Network
2) Cyberspace Warning Intelligence Network
Call When Needed
Center for Watershed Protection
1) Check Writing System
2) Church World Service
3) Compressed Work Schedule
Cisco Works for Switched Networks
Church Women United
cubic yard
Calendar Year
Coastal Zone Management
Coastal Zone Management Act
Departments and Agencies
An Army computer dispersion modeling
capability
An Army computer dispersion modeling
capability that can factor in terrain and wind
changes
1) Damage Assessment
2) Declaration of Applicant
3) Department of the Army
4) Disaster Assistance
5) District Attorney
Department of the Army Pamphlet
Designated Accrediting Authority
Distributed Active Archive Center
Depot Area Air Monitoring System
1) Defense Ammunition Center
2) Direct Air Carrier
3) Disaster Application/Assistance Center
Deportable Alien Control System
Deputy Assistant Director
DAE
DAEO
DAGC
DAIP
DALIS
DALO
DAM
DAMAGES
DAN
DAO
DAP
DAR
DARAC
DARCOM
DARIS
DARO
DARPA
DART
DASA(ECW)
DASC
DASH
DASHO
DASP
DAST
DAT
DAWG
DAWIA
dB
DB
dB(A/B/C)
DBA
DBMS
DC
DCA
DCAA
DCAC
DCAS
DCBP
DCC
DCCC
DCD
DCE
DCE/MED TF
Disaster Assistance Employee [aka: "SAE"]
Designated Agency Ethics Official
Deputy Associate General Counsel
Disaster Assistance Improvement Program
Disaster Assistance Logistics Information System
Disaster Area Liaison Officer
Digital Asset Management
Disaster Accountability Management System
Document Accountability Number
Defense Attache Office
Disaster Assistance Program
Designated Agency Representative
Direct Assistance Replacement Assistance
Consideration
Development And Readiness Command
Disaster Automated Reporting and Information
System
Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office
Defense Advance Research Projects Agency
1) Daily Advisories/Risk and Threat
2) Damage Assessment Reconnaissance Team
3) DHS Accessibility Requirements Tool
4) Disaster Assessment and Recovery Team
5) Disaster Assessment and Response Team
6) Disaster Assistance and Response Team
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for the
Elimination of Chemical Weapons
Disaster Assistance Support Center
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health
Designated Agency Safety and Health Official
Disaster Assistance Support Program
Disaster Assessment Survey Team
Digital Audio Tape
Disaster Attache Working Group
Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act
decibel
Database
Indicating The Method Used to Weight Sound
Frequencies When Measuring Sound Pressure
Levels
1) Database Administrator
2) Design Basis Accident
Database Management System
1) Dangerous Contact
2) Direct Current
3) Dislocated Civilians
4) District of Columbia
5) Dry Chemical
1) Defense Communications Agency
2) Disaster Communication Agreement
Defense Contract Audit Agency
Demilitarization Chemical Agent Concentrator
Document Control and Accountability System
Double Check Backflow Preventer
1) Document Control Center
2) Donation Coordination Center
Defense Collection Coordination Center
Deseret Chemical Depot
1) Defense Coordinating Element
2) Disaster Coordinating Element
3) Disaster Communications Equipment
DCEMA
DCFO
DCFSA
DCG
DCHD
DCI
DCID
DCIS
DCLN
DCLO
DCM
DCMI
DCN
DCO
DCP
DCPA
DCPDS
DCPS
DCS
DCT
DCV
DCWDB
DCX
DD
DDD
DDE
DDL
DDO
DDOS
DDP
DDRM
DEA
DEAC
DEAS
DEASTP
DEC
DECD
DECK
DECON
DED
DEE
DEEDS
16
Disaster Coordinating Element / Medical Task
Force
District of Columbia Emergency Management
Agency
Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Disaster Control Group
DuPage County Health Department
Director of Central Intelligence
Director of Central Intelligence Directive
Defense Criminal Investigative Service
Declaration
Deputy Congressional Liaison Officer
Deputy Chief of Mission
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
1) Disaster Contractors Network
2) Document Control Number
1) Defense Coordinating Officer
2) Disaster Coordinating Office
Development Concept Plan
Defense Civil Preparedness Agency
Defense Civilian Personnel Data System
Digital Cartographic Production System
1) Data Collection System
2) Defense Communications System
3) Defense Courier Service
4) Deputy Chief of Staff
5) Digital Control System
1) Data Collection Tool
2) Donations Coordination Team
Detector Check Valve
Direction, Control and Warning Database
Direction and Control Exercise
1) Damaged Dwelling
2) Defensive Driving
3) Direct Dial
4) Dynamic Data
Direct Distance Dialing
Dynamic Data Exchange
Data Definition Language
Deputy Director of Operations
Distributed Denial of Service
Data-Derived Product
Deputy Disaster Recovery Manager
1) Data Exchange Agreement
2) Drug Enforcement Administration
Deemed Export Advisory Council
Digital Emergency Alert System
Digital Evidence Acquisition Specialist Training
Program
1) DCI Environmental Center
2) Director’s Executive Council
3) Disasters Emergency Committee
4) Disaster Emergency Communications
Department of Economic and Community
Development
Deck Coordinator
Decontamination
Department of Education
Department Environmental Executive (DHS)
Data Elements for Emergency Department
Systems (CDC)
DEERS
DEFCON
deg
DEI
DELO
DEM
DEMA
DEMS
DEN
DEO
DEP
DEPER
DEPS
DEPSEC
DEPSECDEF
DEQ
DERC
DERF
DERIS
DES
DESCOM
DEST
DETER
DEW
DFA
DFAA
DFAIT
DFAS
DFCO
DFIRM
DFIRM-DLG
DFO
DFOM
DFOMC
DFRN
DFSG
DFSR
DFTO
DG/CS
DGCO
DGN
DGPS
DGSA
DGZ
DH
DHA
DHAP
DHC
DHCD
DHelp
DHF
DHHS
DHO
Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System
Defense Condition
degree
Dose Equivalent Iodine
Deputy Environmental Liaison Officer
1) Department of Environmental Management
2) Digital Elevation Model
3) Division of Emergency Management
Department of Energy and Military Affairs
Domestic Emergency Management System
Domestic Events Network
Detention Enforcement Officer
1) Department of Environmental Protection
2) Domestic Emergency Preparedness
Deployed Personnel Report
Domestic Emergency Planning System
Deputy Secretary
Deputy Secretary of Defense
Department of Environmental Quality
Damage Estimates, Ranges and Casualties
Defense Emergency Response Fund
Domestic Emergency Response Information
Services
1) Data Encryption Standard
2) Disaster Emergency Services
3) Division of Emergency Services
Depot System Command
Domestic Emergency Support Team
Defense Technology Experimental Research
Distant Early Warning
Direct Federal Assistance
Delegation of Financial Assistance Authority
Department of Foreign Affairs and International
Trade
Defense Financial Accounting Service
Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer
Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map
Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map - Digital
Line Graph
Designated Federal Official
Disaster Field Operations Management
Disaster Field Operations Management Course
Disaster Federal Register Notice
Disaster Financial Services Group
Disaster Financial Status Report
1) Disaster Field Training Office
2) Disaster Field Training Organization
Dangerous Goods/Cargo Security
Deputy Grant Coordinating Officer
Design (File)
Differential Global Positioning System
DOD Goal Security Architecture
Desired Ground Zero
Disaster Housing
Disaster Housing Assistance
Disaster Housing Assistance Program
Disaster Housing Checkwriter
Department of Housing and Community
Development
Disaster Help Web Site
Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever
DHP
DHS
DHUD
DIA
DIAC
DIAO
DIB
DIC
DID
DIDA
DIDS
DIFAX
DIHS
DII
DIL
DIMC
DIMHRS
DIMO
DIMOS
DIR
DIRC
DIRNSA
DIS
DISA
DISC
DISCO
DISN
DISUM
DIVS
DLA
DLG
DLG-3
DLL
DLS
DLSGP
DLT
DM
DMA
DMAC
DMAT
DMDC
DMH
DMHT
DMI
17
Department of Health and Human Services
Disaster Housing Officer (replaced by IA
Program/HA Manager)
Disaster Housing Program (replaced by IHP/HA)
1) U.S. Department of Homeland Security [ESF-13]
2) Disaster Health Service
Department of Housing and Urban Development (also HUD)
Defense Intelligence Agency
Defense Intelligence & Analysis Center
Deputy Individual Assistance Officer
Defense Industrial Base
Deputy Incident Commander
Direct Inward Dial
Detection, Identification, and Assessment
Decision Information Distribution System
Digital Facsimile
Division of Immigration Health Services
Defense Information Infrastructure
Derived Intervention Level
Digital Identity Management Center
Defense Integrated Military Human Resources
System
Defense Institute of Medical Operations
Drug Intelligence Method of Operation System
1) Director
2) Domestic Imagery Requirement
Disaster Information Resource Center
Director, National Security Agency
1) Defense Investigative Service
2) Distributed Interactive Simulation
Defense Information Systems Agency
Disaster Information System Clearinghouse
1) Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office
2) Defense Industrial Security Clearance Officer
Defense Information System Network
1) Daily Intelligence Summary
2) Disaster Summary
Division/Group Supervisor
Defense Logistics Agency
Digital Line Graph
Digital Line Graph Level 3
Dynamic-Link Library
Disaster Legal Services
Driver's License Security Grant Program
Department Leadership Team
1) Dimension
2) Disaster Management
1) Defense Mapping Agency
2) Designated Market Area
3) Disaster Mitigation Act
4) Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (also called
DMA 2000 or DMA2K)
Disaster Management Advisory Committee
Disaster Medical Assistance Team
Defense Manpower Data Center
1) Department of Mental Health
2) Disaster Mental Health
Disaster Mental Health Team
Disaster Management Interoperability
DMIATF
DMIS
DMI-Services (or
DMIS)
DMOB
DMORT
DMRIS
DMRS
DMS
DMSS
DMV
DNA
DNAT
DND
DNDO
DNF
DNFSB
DNI
DNR
DNS
DNSSEC
DO
DOA
DOB
DOC
DOCL
DOD
DODD
DODESB
DODMS
DODRDB
DOE
DOEd
DOG
DOH
DOI
DOIM
DOJ
DOL
DOLP
DOM
DOMO
DOMS
DON
DONAT
DOQ
DOS
DOT
DOZB
DP
Data Management Improvement Act Task Force,
INS
Disaster Management Information System
DP#
Disaster Management Interoperability Services
Demobilization Unit Leader
Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team
Defense Medical Regulating Information System
Data Management and Retrieval System
1) Dispatch Messaging System
2) Document Management System
Defense Medical Surveillance System
Department of Motor Vehicles
1) Defense Nuclear Agency
2) deoxyribonucleic acid
Defense Nuclear Advisory Team
Department of National Defense
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
Did Not Finish
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
Director of National Intelligence
Department of Natural Resources
1) Department of Nuclear Safety
2) Domain Name Server
Domain Name System Security Extensions
1) Designated Official (OEP)
2) Digital Orthophoto
3) Director of Operations
4) Disaster Operations (FEMA/DO)
1) Dead On Arrival
2) Department of Agriculture
1) Date of Birth
2) Duplication of Benefits
1) U.S. Department of Commerce
2) Department of Conservation
3) Department of Corrections
4) Department Operations Center
5) Discrete Organic Chemicals
Documentation Unit Leader
U.S. Department of Defense
Department of Defense Directive
Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board
DoD Discovery Metadata Standard
Department of Defense Resource Database
U.S. Department of Energy [ESF-12]
U.S. Department of Education (see ED)
Deployable Operations Group
Department of Health
U.S. Department of the Interior
Director of Information Management
U.S. Department of Justice [ESF-13]
U.S. Department of Labor
Disaster Operations Leadership Program
Disaster Operations Manual
Domestic Operations (USCIS/DOMO)
Director of Military Support
Donation
Donation
Digital Orthophoto Quadrangle
1) U.S. Department of State
2) Disk Operating System
U.S. Department of Transportation [ESF-1]
DPA
DPAO
DPAS
DPC
DPETAP
DPFO
DPG
DPIG
DPM
DPMT
DPMU
DPOD
DPP
DPPC
DPRE
DPRO
DPS
DPV
DPW
DR
DRASH
DRAT
DRC
DRD
DREC
DRES
DRF
DRG
DRII
DRL
DRM
DRO
DRP
DRS
DRSF
DRSS
DRT
DRTF
18
Dozer Boss
1) Disaster Preparedness
2) Double Pedestal
(Drop points are numbered and marked
locations on a fire where people meet,
equipment is exchanged, and resources may
be stationed.)
1) Deepwater Ports Act
2) Defense Production Act
3) Delegation of Procurement Authority
1) Deputy Public Affairs Officer
2) Deputy Public Assistance Officer
Defense Priorities and Allocations System
Domestic Policy Council
Domestic Preparedness Equipment Technical
Assistance Program (NDPC)
Deputy Principal Federal Official
Defense Planning Guidance
Disaster Preparedness Improvement Grant
Disintegrations Per Minute
Disaster Pediatric Medical Team
Disaster/Deployable Portable Morgue Unit
Disaster Personnel Operations Division
1) Disaster Processing Procedures
2) Domestic Preparedness Program
Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners
Displaced Persons, Refugees and Evacuees
Display Processor
1) Department of Public Safety
2) Dry Pendent Sprinkler
Dry Pipe Valve
Department of Public Works
1) Disaster Declaration Number (alphabetic
designation or precursor for)
2) Disaster Recovery
3) Disaster Response
4) Door(s)
Deployable Rapid-Assembly Shelter
District Response Advisory Team
Disaster Recovery Center
Direct-Reading Dosimeter
Deputy Regional Emergency Coordinator
Disaster Response Evaluation System
1) Disaster Relief Fund
2) Disaster Response Force
1) Digital Raster Graphic
2) Disaster Response Group
3) District Response Group
4) Domestic Readiness Group
Disaster Recovery Institute International
Derived Response Levels
1) Data Reference Model
2) Disaster Recovery Manager
Detention and Removal Office (ICE/DRO)
Division of Radiation Protection
Disaster Reconnaissance System
Disaster Response Support Facilities
Division of Radiation Safety and Safeguards
Disaster Response Team (NIMA)
Disaster Relief Task Force
DRU
DRWD
DS
DSA
DSB
DSBCC
DSC
DSCA
DSCO
DSCS
DSEA
DSEC
DSEL
DSES
DSFO
DSL
DSN
DSO
DSP
DSR
DSS
DSSG
DSWA
DT
DT&E
DT/CPS
DTAPPS
DTD
DTE
DTED
DTG
DTIC
DTM
DTMS
DTO
DTOC
DTOS
DTRA
DTRG
DTRIM
DTS
DTSA
DU
DUA
DUH
DUL
DULL SWORD
DUNS
DUS
DUSM
DUST OFF
DV
DVA
DVD
DVM
DW
DWG
DWI
1) Direct Reporting Unit
2) Disaster Resistant Universities
3) Disaster Response Unit
Disaster Reserve Workforce Division
1) Damage Survey
2) Deputy Secretary
Digital Standard Algorithm
Defense Science Board
Detection Systems for Biological & Chemical
Countermeasures
Digital Selective Calling
Defense Support of Civil Authorities
Deputy State Coordinating Officer
Defense Satellite Communications System
Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003
Deputy Secretary
Dynamic Synchronization Event Log
Directory Services and E-mail System
Deputy Senior FEMA Official
Digital Subscriber Line
Defense Switched Network
1) Director of Site Operations
2) Disaster Safety Officer
Disaster Support Package
Damage Survey Report
1) Decision Support System
2) Digital Signature Standard
3) Diplomatic Security Service
Defense Science Study Group
Defense Special Weapons Agency
Development Team
Development Test and Evaluation
Domestic Terrorism/Counterterrorism Planning
Section (FBIHQ)
Disposable Toxicological Agent Personal
Protection System
1) Data Transfer Device
2) Document Type Definition
Disaster Temporary Employee
Digital Terrain Elevation Data
Date-Time Group
Defense Technical Information Center
Digital Terrain Model
Disaster Transportation Management System
Drug Trafficking Organization
Deployable Tactical Operations Center
Deployable Tactical Operations System
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Defense (or DoD) Technical Response Group
Domestic Threat Reduction and Incident
Management
Diplomatic Telecommunications Service
Defense Technical Security Agency
Dobson Unit
Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Detached Unit Housing
Documentation Unit Leader
Nuclear Safety Deficiency
Data Universal Numbering System
Deputy Under Secretary
Deputy United States Marshal
DWML
DWR
DWT
DXF
DZOP
E 911
E number
E.O.
EA
EAB
EACC
EACG
EACOE
EACRS
EACT
EAD
EADRCC
EAG
EAGLE
EAI
EAL
EAM
EAO
EAP
e-APIS
EAPMO
EAR
EARN
EARS
EART
EAS
EAWA
EBR
EBT
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Medical Evacuation via Helicopter (slang)
Distinguished Visitor
Department of Veterans Affairs
Digital Versatile Disk
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Data Window
Drawing (file)
1) Disaster Welfare Information (or Inquiry)
2) Driving While Intoxicated
Digital Weather Markup Language
Department of Water Resources
Dead Weight
Drawing Exchange Format
Dozer Operator
Enhanced 9-1-1
Equipment number
Executive Order of the President
1) Eastern Area
2) Emergency Action
3) Energy Assurance
4) Enterprise Architecture
5) Environmental Assessment
6) External Affairs
1) Enterprise Architecture Board
2) Exclusion Area Boundary
Eastern Area Coordination Center
Eastern Area Coordinating Group
Enterprise Architecture Center of Excellence
Emergency Automated Computerized Retrieval
System
Emergency Action and Coordination Team
1) Employment Authorization Document
2) Executive Associate Director
Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination
Center
Exercise Analysis Group
Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading
Edge Solutions
Enterprise Application Integration
1) Emergency Action Level
2) Entry Authority List
Emergency Action Message
1) Emergency Action Officer
2) Energy Assurance Office (see also EA)
1) Emergency Action Plan
2) Emergency Action Procedures
3) Emergency Assistance Personnel
4) Employee Assistance Program
5) Event Action Plan
electronic-Advanced Passenger Information
System
Enterprise Architecture Program Management
Office
1) Emergency Alert Radio
2) Exercise Analysis Report
Employer Assistance Referral Network
Emergency Animal Rescue Service
Evening Advisory Risk Threat
Emergency Alert System (replaced EBS in 1997)
Employ American Workers Act
Endogenous Biological Regulators
Electronic Benefits Transfer
EBW
EC
ECA
ECAPS
ECBC
ECC
ECCS
ECCV
ECD
ECFG
ECG
ECI
ECL
ECN
ECP
ECPC
ECS
ECSAP
ECT
ECTF
ECU
ECWAG
ED
ED&DG
EDA
EDAC
EDAP
EDC
EDD
EDE
EDEN
EDI
EDIFACT
EDIS
EDITH
EDL
EDMO
EDPP
EDR
EDRC
EDS
EDT
1) Electronic Bridge Wire
2) Exploding Bridge Wire
1) Electronic Commerce
2) Elevation Certificate
3) Emergency Coordinator
4) Environment of Care (medical)
5) Extraordinary Circumstances
1) Earth-orbit Crossing Asteroid
2) Edgewood Chemical Activity
Enterprise Coordination & Approval Processing
System
Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
Emergency Communications Center
Emergency Core Cooling System
Emergency Command and Control Vehicle
1) Effective Cumulative Dose
2) Emergency Contacts Directory
3) Estimated Completion Date
Emergency Coordination Functional Group
1) Emergency Coordination Group
2) Exercise Control Group
Export-Controlled Information
Emergency Classification Level
Executive Control Node
1) Emergency Conservation Program
2) Entry Control Point
Emergency Communications Preparedness
Center
1) Electronic Certification System
2) Emergency Communications Staff
3) Emergency Coordinating Staff
Electronic Crimes Special Agent Program
1) Emergency Coordinating Team
2) Exercise Control Team
Electronic Crimes Task Force
Environmental Control Unit
Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant
1) U.S. Department of Education (see DOEd)
2) Effective Dose
3) Emergency Department
Exercise Design and Development Group
Economic Development Administration
Economic Defense Advisory Committee
Excess Delivery Acquisition Program
1) Energy Disruption Committee
2) EROS Data Center
Explosive Detection Device
Effective Dose Equivalent
Education Disaster Extension Network
Electronic Data Interchange
EDI for Administration, Commerce, and
Transport
Emergency Disaster Information System
Exit Drills In The Home
Environmental Disposal Liability
Enterprise Data Management Office (formerly
MCOE)
Electronic Design and Pre-Press
1) Economic Development Representative
2) External Data Request
Expanded Dispatch Recorder
Explosive Detection System
EDXL
EDXL-DE
EDXL-RM
EEE
EEG
EEGL
EEI
EEM
EENET
EEO
EEOC
EER
EERI
EESL
EET
EEVS
EEX
EEZ
EFAP
EFO
EFOP
EFP
EFPOP
EFS
EFSNB
EFSP
EFT
E-GIS
EGM
E-Gov
EHM
EHP
EHR
EHS
EHU
EI
EIC
EICC
EID
EIDA
EIDL
EIIP
EIM
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1) Eastern Daylight Time (GMT - 4)
2) Explosive Device Team
Emergency Data Exchange Language
EDXL Distribution Element
Emergency Data Exchange Language Resource
Messaging
1) Eastern Equine Encephalitis
2) Essential Evaluation Elements
Exercise Evaluation Guide
Emergency Exposure Guidance Level
1) Essential Elements of Information
2) External Environment Interface
Exercise Evaluation Methodology
Emergency Education Network (at NETC)
1) Equal Employment Office
2) Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Eligible Existing Resources
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
Extreme Events Simulation Laboratory
Emergency Evacuation Team
Employment Eligibility Verification System
Employee Express
Exclusive Economic Zone
Emergency Feed Assistance Program
Emergency Field Office
Executive Fire Officer Program
Emergency Feed Program
Executive Fire Prevention Officer Program
Emergency Food & Shelter
Emergency Food and Shelter National Board
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Electronic Funds Transfer
DHS-wide enterprise GIS system
Enhancing Grants Management
E-Gov is the use by the government of
web-based Internet applications and other
information technologies, combined with
processes that implement these technologies.
This term is also used to refer to the E-Gov
agenda item in the President’s Management
Agenda (PMA), Presidential Priority E-Gov
initiatives, and the E-Gov focus areas
referenced in the FY 2004 President’s Budget.
Earthquake Hazard Mitigation
1) Environmental/Historic Preservation
2) Environmental Planning & Historic
Preservation
Electronic Health Records
Extremely Hazardous Substance
Emergency Housing Unit
Exercise Information
1) Earned Income Credit
2) Emergency Interoperability Consortium
Emergency Information and Coordination
Center
Enforcement Integrated Database
Executive Information and Display Area
Economic Injury Disaster Loan
Emergency Information Infrastructure
Partnership
Emergency Information Management
EIMA
EIN
EIO
EIPA
EIPT
EIRS
EIS
EIT
EITS
EJ
EKU
ELC
ELF
ELINT
ELO
ELR
ELT
EM
EMA
EMAC
E-mail
EMAP
EMAS
EMD
EMERCOM
EMERGCON
eMerge2
EMERS
EMI
EMIO
EMIS
EML
EMMIE
EMNPP
EMOC
EMP
EMPA
EMPG
EMPO
EMPS
EMPTY QUIVER
EMR
Emergency Information and Media Affairs
Employer Identification Number
Emergency Information Officer
Emergency Information and Public Affairs
Exercise Integrated Process Team
Emergency Information Retrieval System
1) Emergency Information System
2) Environmental Impact Statement
3) Epidemiological Intelligence Service
Electronic Information Technology
Enhanced International Travel Security System
Environmental Justice
Eastern Kentucky University
Engineering Logistics Center
Earth Liberation Front
Electronic Intelligence
1) Enabling Learning Objectives
2) Environmental Liaison Officer
Employee Labor Relations
1) Emergency Location Transmitter
2) Evacuation Liaison Team
1) Emergency Management
2) Emergency Manager
3) Environmental Management
4) Exercise Manual
Emergency Management Agency
Emergency Management Assistance Compact
Electronic Mail
Emergency Management Accreditation Program
Standard
Emergency Management Assessment System
1) Electronic Monitoring Device
2) Emergency Management Director
3) Emergency Management Division
4) Emergency Medical Dispatcher
Emergency Command
Emergency Condition
electronically Managing enterprise resources for
government effectiveness and efficiency
Emergency Management Exercise Reporting
System
1) Electromagnetic Interference
2) Emergency Management Institute
3) Emergency Management Institute, Board of
Visitors for the
Expanded Maritime Interdiction Operation
Emergency Management Information System
Environmental Measurements Laboratory
Emergency Management Mission Integrated
Environment (disasters)
Emergency Management and National
Preparedness Program
1) Emergency Management Operations Center
2) Emergency Management Operations Course
1) Electromagnetic Pulse
2) Emergency Management Plan
Emergency Management Planning and
Assistance
Emergency Management Performance Grant
Emergency Medical Preparedness Office
Emergency Management Program Specialist
Theft, seizure, or loss of a nuclear weapon or
component
EMR-ISAC
EMRS
EMRT
EMS
EMSHG
EMSSA
EMT
EMTALA
EMTASC
EMT-B
EMT-I
EMT-P
EMWIN
END
ENDEX
ENGB
ENOP
ENR
ENS
ENSO
EO
EO/IR
EOC
EOD
EOE
EOEA
EOF
EOG
EOIR
EOM
EOO
EOP
EOPT
EOS
EOT
EOV
EOW
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1) Electromagnetic Radiation
2) Emergency Minimal Repair
3) Environmental Management Review
Emergency Management & ResponseInformation Sharing & Analysis Center
Emergency Management Response System
Emergency Medical Response Team
1) Emergency Management Specialist
2) Emergency Medical Service
3) Emergency Medical System
4) Environmental Management System
5) Evacuation Management System
Emergency Management Strategic Healthcare
Group
Emergency Medical Services System Act
1) Emergency Management Team
2) Emergency Management Training
3) Emergency Medical Technician
Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor
Act
Emergency Management Training, Analysis &
Simulation Center
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate
Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic
Emergency Managers Weather Information
Network
Exotic Newcastle Disease
End of Exercise
Engine Boss
Engine Operator
Environmental and Natural Resources
Emergency Notification Service/System
El Nino / Southern Oscillation
1) Electro-Optical
2) Emergency Office
3) Environmental Officer
4) Executive Order
5) Exterior Orientation (Parameter)
Electro Optical/Infrared
1) Emergency Operating Center/Emergency
Operations Center
2) European Olympic Committee
1) Entered on Duty
2) Explosive Ordnance Disposal
Equal Opportunity Employer
Executive Office of Environmental Affairs
1) Emergency Operations/Operating Facility
2) End of File
Exercise Observation Group
Executive Office for Immigration Review
End of Month
Emergency Operations Organization
1) Emergency Operations/Operating Plan
2) Executive Office of the President
3) Extent of Play
Emergency Operations Planning Template
1) Earth-Observing System
2) Emergency Operations Software
3) Equation of State
Emergency Operations Team
Emergency Operations Vehicle
Envelope of Water
EP
EPA
EPAD
EPAL
EPAP
EPC
EPCA
EPCRA
EPD
EPEAT
EPG
EPI
EPIC
EPICS
EPL
EPLO
EPMS
EPO
EPOC
EPP
EPPC
EPPM
EPR or EP&R
EPS
EPSCoR
EPW
EPZ
EQPCE
EQPI
EQPM
EQTR
EQUIP
E-Quip
ER
ERA
ERAMS
ERB
ERC
ERCG
ERCP
ERDA
ERDC
1) Electric Power
2) Emergency Programs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Emergency Provider Access Directory
Enterprise Privacy Authorization Language
Equipment Purchase Assistance Program
Emergency Preparedness Canada
Energy Policy and Conservation Act
Emergency Planning and Community Right-toKnow Act
Electronic Personnel Dosimeter
Electronic Product Environmental Assessment
Tool
1) Emergency Planning Guide
2) Exercise Preparation Guide
Emergency Public Information
1) Emergency Preparedness Information
Coordinator
2) Electronic Privacy Information Center (“No
fly” list; epic.org)
Emergency Preparedness Incident Command
Stimulation
Evaluated Products List
Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer
Environmental Portable Monitoring System
Environmental Protection Officer
1) Emergency Point of Contact
2) Emergency Preparedness Operations Center
1) Emergency Preparedness Program
2) Employee Personal Page
3) Executive Potential Program
Emergency Prevention and Preparedness
Council
1) Emergency Planning, Preparedness, and
Mobilization
2) Environmental Planning Program Manager
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Encapsulated PostScript
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive
Research
Exercise Planning Workshop
Emergency Planning Zone
Earthquake Preparedness Center of Expertise
Equipment Inspector
Equipment Manager
Equipment Time Recorder
Earthquake Impacts Projection (Model)
Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation
Processing
1) Emergency Relief
2) Emergency Room
3) Equal Rights
4) Expedited Removal
Equal Rights Amendment
Environmental Radiation Ambient Monitoring
System
Economic Resources Board
Emergency Response Coordinator
Emergency Response Coordination Group
Emergency Response Concept Plan
Energy Research and Development
Administration
ERDEC
ERF
ERFOG
ERG
ERL
ERLink
ERM
ERMS
ERN
ERO
EROS
ERP
ERPA
ERPG
ERPS
ERRO
ERRS
ERS
ERSAC
ERT
ERT:BC
ERT:SS
ERT-A
ERT-N-NCR
ERT-S
ERV
ERW
ES
ESA
ESAP
ESAR-VHP
ESC
ESD
ESDP
ESDPF
ESDRB
ESEC
ESF
ESF 01
ESF 02
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Engineer Research and Development Center
[U.S. Army]
Edgewood Research, Development and
Engineering Center
Emergency Response Facility
Emergency Responder Field Operating Guide
Emergency Relocation Group
Environmental Research Laboratories
Emergency Response Link
1) Elevation Reference Mark
2) Enforcement Removal Module
1) Emergency Resource Management System
2) Enterprise Records Management System
Emergency Response Network
1) Emergency Response Official
2) Equal Rights Office
3) Equal Rights Officer
Earth Resources Observing Satellite
1) Elevation Reference Point
2) Emergency Response Plan
3) Enterprise Resource Planning
4) Expedited Removal Process
Emergency Response Planning Area
Emergency Response Guidelines
1) Effluents Radiation Protection Section
2) Emergency Response Planning Scenario
Emergency Response/Recovery Office (USACE)
Emergency and Rapid Response Services
1) Emergency Relocation Site
2) Executive Reporting System
Emergency Response Senior Advisory Committee
1) Emergency Response Team
2) Environmental Response Team
3) Evidence Recovery Team
4) Evidence Response Team
Emergency Response to Terrorism: Basic
Concepts
Emergency Response to Terrorism: Self-Study
Emergency Response Team - Advance Element
National Emergency Response Team for the
National Capital Region
Emergency Response Team Support Capability
Emergency Response Vehicle
Enhanced Radiation Weapon
1) Emergency Support
2) End System
3) Engineering Section (Information Resources
Division, FBIHQ)
4) Environmental Specialist
Endangered Species Act
Energy Security and Assurance Program
Emergency System for the Advanced
Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals
Executive Steering Committee
Emergency Services Director
Engineering Study Data Package
Engineering Study Data Package Facility
Emergency Services and Disaster Relief Branch
Executive Secretariat
Emergency Support Function [see below]
Transportation
Communications
ESF 03
ESF 04
ESF 05
ESF 06
ESF 07
ESF 08
ESF 09
ESF 10
ESF 11
ESF 12
ESF 13
ESF 14
ESF 15
ESFLG
ESGR
ESI
ESIC
ESIF
ESL
ESM
ESN
ESO
ESP
ESPC
ESS
ESS-SSA
ESSV
EST
ESTA
ESTD
ESTED
ESTI
ET
ETA
ETAG
etc
ETC
ETD
ETE
ETIC
ETIS
ETJ
ETL
ETO
ETOC
ETP
ETRMS
ETS
ETT
EU
Public Works and Engineering
Firefighting
Emergency Management
Mass Care, Emergency Assistance, Housing, and
Human Services
Logistics Management and Resource Support
Public Health and Medical Services
Search and Rescue
Oil and Hazardous Materials Response
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Energy
Public Safety and Security
Long-Term Community Recovery
External Affairs
Emergency Support Function Leaders Group
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
Electronically Stored Information
Earth Science Information Center
Emergency Services Interconnect Forum
English as a Second Language
1) Electronic Support Measures
2) Enterprise Security Manager
Electronic Serial Number
Energy Senior Official
1) Early Site Permit
2) Electric Service Priority
3) Extranet Secure Portal
Energy Savings Performance Contract
1) Electronic Switching System
2) Emergency Services Sector
3) Environmental Sensor Station
Emergency Services Sector-Sector Specific
Agency
Emergency Support Service Vehicle
1) Eastern Standard Time (GMT - 5)
2) Emergency Support Team
Electronic System for Travel Authorization
Established
Estimated Safe Time before Evacuation
Decisions
Emergency Services Training Institute
1) End of Transect (Line)
2) Electronic Technician
1) Estimated Time of Arrival
2) Employment and Training Administration
Employee Training Advisory Group
et cetera
Emergency Transportation Center
1) Estimated Time of Departure
2) Explosives Trace Detector
1) Estimated Time Enroute
2) Evacuation Time Estimate
Estimated Time in Commission
Emergency Traffic Information System
Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (Limits)
Extraction, Transformation and Loading
Exercise and Training Officer
Emergency Tactical Operations Center
Employment and Transition Plan
Emergency Transportation Resource
Management System
Evacuation Time Study
EVM
EVT
EVVE
EW
EWAC
EWC
EWF
EWI
EWMDS
EWO
EWP
EWRI
EX/IM Bank
EXB
EXD
EXPLAN
EXTIN
F&STD
F/ERO
F/WRKGPS
FAA
FAADS
FAAP
FAAR
FAAS
FAAT
FAB
FAC
FACA
FACL
FACMAN
FACNET
FACP
FAD
FADED GIANT
FAE
FAEST
FAI
FAIH
FAIR
FAITS
FALA
FALB
FALC
FAM
FAMA
FAMAS
FAMIS
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Eligible Travel Trailer
1) European Union
2) Explosives Unit (BDC, FBI)
Earned Value Management
Emergency Vehicle Technician
Electronic Verification of Vital Events
Emergency Worker
Emergency Worker and Assistance Center
Emergency Worker Center
Electronic Warfare
Entry Without Inspection
Emergency Worker Monitoring and
Decontamination Station
Emergency War Order
Emergency Watershed Protection
Environmental and Water Resources Institute
Export/Import Bank of the U.S.
Export-Import Bank
Explosives Division (S&T/EXD)
Exercise Plan
Extinguisher
Fire and Safety Test Detachment
Federal Emergency and Mutual Aid Response
Official
For Work Groups
1) Federal Aviation Administration
2) Foreign Assistance Act
Federal Assistance Award Data System
Foreign Airport Assessment Program
Facilitated After Action Report
FEMA Automated Acquisition System
1) FEMA Acronyms, Abbreviations, & Terms
2) Fully Analytical Aerial Triangulation
FEMA Advisory Board
1) Family Assistance Center
2) Financial Attack Center
3) Foreign Air Carrier
Federal Advisory Committee Act
Facilities Unit Leader
Facilities Management System
Federal Acquisition Network
Fire Alarm Control Panel
Foreign Animal Disease
Nuclear reactor radiological incident/ accident
Fuel Air Explosives
Forward Area Emergency Support Trailers
Fire/Arson Investigation
Federal Assistance to Individuals and
Households
1) Fair Access to Insurance Requirements
2) Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act [of
1998]
FEMA Automated Inventory Tracking System
Faller A
Faller B
Faller C
Federal Air Marshal
Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association
Facility Accreditation Management and
Administration System
FEMA Audit Management Information System
FAMS
FANMAP
FAO
FAOC
FAPRS
FAQ
FAR
FARS
FAS
FASSE
FAST
FAX
FBAN
FBCI
FBCO
FBFM
FBI
FBIIC
FBN
FBO
FBR
FC
FCA
FCBA
FCC
FCD
FCDA
FCE
FCI
FCIC
FCIP
FCIS
FCM
FCMG
FCMSSR
FCO
F-codes
FCP
FCRR
FCS
FCSA
FCT
FD
FDA
FDC
FDDI
FDIC
FDID
FDL
FDMS
FDNS
FDO
FDP
FDSOA
FDSS
FDUL
FE
Federal Air Marshal Service (see OLE/FAMS)
FEMA Automated Network Management
Program
1) Federal Approving Officer
2) Federal Approving Official
3) Food & Agricultural Organization (UN)
FEMA Alternate Operations Center
Federal Access Program Retrieval System
Frequently Asked Questions
1) Federal Acquisition Regulations
2) Federal Aviation Regulations
Financial Accounting and Reporting System
1) Federal Acquisition Service
2) Foreign Agricultural Service
3) Freely Associated States
4) Freight Assessment System
Federal Agency Support Service Element
1) Field Assessment Team
2) Future Attribute Screening Technology
3) Free and Secure Trade [Initiative]
Facsimile
Fire Behavior Analyst
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Faith-Based and Community Organizations
Flood Boundary and Floodway Map
Federal Bureau of Investigation [ESF-13]
Financial and Banking Information
Infrastructure Committee
Federal Base Network
Fixed Base Operator
Fast Breeder Reactor
1) Fire Control
2) Fire Corps (Citizen Corps Program Partner
administered by USFA)
Farm Credit Administration
Federal Communications Bar Association
1) Federal Communications Commission
2) Federal Coordinating Center
Financial Crimes Division
Federal Civil Defense Agency
Functional Capability Element
Facility Condition Index
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
1) Federal Career Intern Program
2) Federal Crime Insurance Program
Federal Crime Insurance System
Federal Communications Manager
Fire Cache Manager
Federal Committee for Meteorological Services
and Supporting Research
Federal Coordinating Officer
Charge codes for FEMA incidents
1) Field/Forward Command Post
2) Federal Center Plaza
Fundamentals Course for Radiological Response
1) Food and Consumer Service
2) Farm Credit Service
Fee-Charge System Administrator
Forward Coordinating Team
1) Fire Department
2) Foundation Data
Food & Drug Administration
FEA
FEB
FEC
FECA
FECC
FED – TRT
FEDCIRC
FEDD
FEDMER
FED-STD
FEEA
FEFFLA
FEGLI
FEHB
FEI
FEIMS
FEIS
FEKC
FELB
FEMA
FEMAAR
FEMIS
FEMO
FEPA
FERC
FERS
FES
FESC
FESHE
FEST
FF
FFALC
FFAMIA
FFARS
FFATA
FFC
FFCD
FFDO
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Fire Department Connection
Fiber Distributed Data Interface
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Fire Department Identification Number
Forensic Documents Laboratory
Federal Docketing Management System
Fraud Detection and National Security Unit
Flight Deck Officer
Federal Demonstration Project
Fire Department Safety Officers Association
Federal Drug Seizure System
Food Unit Leader
1) Fire Extinguisher
2) Functional Exercise
Federal Enterprise Architecture
1) Federal Executive Board
2) Federal Executive Branch
1) Facility Emergency Coordinator
2) Federal Election Commission
3) Federal Electronics Challenge
Federal Employees Compensation Act
Federal Emergency Communications Coordinator
Federal Tactical Response Team
Federal Computer Incident Response Center
Flood Elevation Determination Docket
Federal Medical Evidence of Record
Federal Standard
Federal Employee Education & Assistance
Federal Employees Family Friendly Leave Act
Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance
Federal Employees Health Benefits
Federal Executive Institute
Fire and Explosion Investigation Management
System
Final Environmental Impact Statement
FEMA Employee Knowledge Center
Felling Boss
Federal Emergency Management Agency [ESF-5]
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Acquisition Regulation
Federal Emergency Management Information
System
Fire Effects Monitor
Fair Employment Practices Agency
1) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
2) FEMA Emergency Response Capability
Federal Employees Retirement System
Field Evaluation System
Federal Emergency Support Coordinator
Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education
Foreign Emergency Support Team
Firefighter
Federal Fire and Aviation Leadership Council
Federal Financial Assistance Management
Improvement Act
FEMA Facsimile and Record System
Federal Funding Accountability and
Transparency Act
FEMA Finance Center (OCFO)
Full, Final, and Complete Disclosure
Federal Flight Deck Officer
FFE
FFFI&PP
FFI
FFMIA
FFMS
FFO
FFRDC
FFS
FFSTG
FFT1
FFT2
FGCC
FGDC
FGI
FH
FHA
FHAR
FHBM
FHCS
FHFB
FHH
FHM
FHML
FHR
FHWA
FIA
FIAB
FIAMIS
FICA
FICC
FICEMS
FICO
FIDA
FIDLER
FIFMS
FIG
FIMO
FIN
FINCEN
FINS
FIO
FIOC
FIP
FIPNC
FIPS
FIR
FIRB
FIRESAT
Federal Field Exercise
Firefighter Fatality Investigation & Prevention
Program (NIOSH)
Financial Fraud Institute
Federal Financial Management Improvement Act
FEMA Frequency Management System
First Federal Official
Federally Funded Research & Development
Center
Federal Financial System
Federal Fire Service Task Group
Firefighter Type 1
Firefighter Type 2
Federal Geodetic Coordinating Committee
Federal Geographic Data Committee
Foreign Government Information
Fire Hydrant
1) Federal Housing Administration
2) Fire Hazards Analysis
3) Flood Hazard Area
Flood Hazard Analyses Report
Flood Hazard Boundary Map
Federal Human Capital Survey
Federal Housing Finance Board
Fire Hose House
Flood Hazard Mapping
Federal Hazardous Material Law
1) Fire Hose Rack
2) Fire Hose Reel
Federal Highway Administration
Federal Insurance Administration
Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
Federal Insurance Administration Management
Information System
Federal Insurance Contributions Act
Federal Interagency Coordination Council
Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency
Medical Services
1) Flood Insurance Claims Office
2) Flood Insurance Claims Officer
FEMA Information Data and Analysis
Field Instrument for the Detection of Low
Energy Radiation
FEMA Integrated Financial Management System
Field Intelligence Groups
Federal Incident Management Official
Fingerprint Identification Number
1) Financial Center
2) Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
Federal Information Notices
1) Federal Information Officer
2) Fire Information Officer
Federal Interagency Operations Center
Federal Information Processing
Flood Insurance Producers National Committee
1) Federal Information Processing Standards
(Code)
2) FOIA Information Processing System
1) Federal Inspection Report
2) Final Inspection Report
3) Flood Insurance Report
Firing Boss
FIRESCOPE
FIRM
FIRM-DLG
FIRMPD
FIRMR
FIS
FISA
FISH
FISMA
FIST
FIT
FLAG
FLAR
FLASH
FLDPLN
FLEA
FLEB
FLEC
FLETA
FLETC
FLEX
FlHB
FLIR
FLRA
FLS
FM
FMA
FMAGP
FMAP
FMC
FMCIMS
FMCS
FMCSA
FMD
FMDC
FME
FMH
FmHA
FMHCSS
FMLA
FMO
FMP
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Fire-Detection Satellite System (previously
known as the Integrated Hazard Information
System)
Firefighting Resources of California Organized
for Potential
Flood Insurance Rate Map
Flood Insurance Rate Map-Digital Line Graph
FEMA Information Resources Management
Procedural Directive
Federal Information Resources Management
Regulation
Flood Insurance Study
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
Forensic Information System for Handwriting
Federal Information Security Management Act
of 2002
Field Intelligence Support Team
1) Failed Income Test
2) Financial Information Tool
FEMA Logistics Advisory Group
Forward Looking Airborne Radar
Fellow Law Enforcement Agencies Securing the
Homeland
Floodplains
Fireline Explosive Advisor
Fireline Blaster
Fireline Explosives Crewmember
Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Federal or FEMA Leadership Exercise
Fire Line Hand Book
Forward Looking Infrared Radar
Federal Labor Relations Authority
Flood Statement
1) Financial Management
2) Force Module
3) Frequency Modulation
1) Field Mitigation Assistance
2) Flood Mitigation Assistance
3) Floodplain Management Association
1) Fire Management Assistance Grant
2) Fire Management Assistance Grant Program
1) Fire Management Assistance Program
2) Flood Mitigation Assistance Program
1) Federal Management Circular
2) Federal Maritime Commission
3) Federal Mobilization Center
4) Fully Mission Capable
Flood Map Center Inventory Management
System
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Foot and Mouth Disease
Flood Map Distribution Center
Federally Managed Exercise
Federal Meteorological Handbook
Farmers Home Administration
Federal Manufactured Home Construction and
Safety Standards
Family and Medical Leave Act
Fire Management Officer
Field Management Program
FMR
FMS
FMSIS
FMT
FMV
FMWC
FN
FNAMS
FNAPS
FNARS
FNF
FNS
FO
FOB
FOBS
FOC
FOD
FOF
FOG
FOH
FOI
FOIA
FONSI
FOP
FORSCOM
FOS
FOSA
FOSC
FOSS
FOUO
FOV
FP
FP&S
FPC
FPCs
FPDL
FPE
FPEIS
FPF
FPG
FPI
FPMR
FPO
FPPS
FPS
FQI
FR
FRA
Fair Market Rental
1) Federal Medical Shelters
2) Financial Management System
Flood Map Status Information Service
Field Monitoring Team
Fair Market Value
Federal Multilingual Website Committee
Foreign National
FEMA National Automated Message System
FEMA National Paging System
FEMA National Radio System
Fixed Nuclear Facility
Food and Nutrition Services
Field Office
Federal Office Building
Field Observer
1) FEMA Operations Center
2) Forward Operations Center
3) Free of Charge
4) Full Operating Capability
Foreign Object Damage
Field Operating Facility
1) Field Operating Guide
2) Field Operation Guide
Federal Occupational Health
Functional Office Index
Freedom of Information Act
Finding of No Significant Impact
1) Fraternal Order of Police
2) Fugitive Operations Program
Forces Command
1) Family of Services
2) Federal Operations Support
Federal Operational/Operations Staging Area
Federal On-Scene Coordinator/Commander
Field Operating Site Setup
For Official Use Only
Field of View
1) Force Protection
2) Fire Protection
Fire Prevention & Safety
1) Federal Power Commission
2) Federal Preparedness Circular
3) Federal Preparedness Coordinator
4) Final Planning Conference
Federal Preparedness Coordinators
Fire Protection Demonstration Lab
Fire Protection Engineering
Federal Programmatic Environmental Impact
Statement
Federal Policy Fee
Federal Preparedness Guide
1) Floodplain Information Report
2) Foreign Person of Interest
Federal Property Management Regulation
1) Federal Preservation Officer
2) Flood Potential Outlook
Federal Personnel Payroll System
Federal Protective Service
Federal Quality Institute
1) Federal Register
2) Field Reference
FRAC
FRATS
FRB
FRC
FRCA
FRCM
FRD
FRERP
FRESH
FRID
FRMAC
FRMAP
FRMT
FRN
FRO
FRP
FRPCC
FRPG
FRPI
FRRATS
FRS
FRSA
FRSD
FRSGP
FRSSB
FRTIB
FRZ
FS
FSA
FSAR
FSB
FSC
FSC1
FSC2
FSD
FSDO
FSE
FSG
FSH
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1) Federal Railroad Administration
2) Federal Records Act
First Responder Authorization Credential
FEMA Recovery Action Tracking System
Federal Reserve Board
1) Fast Response Cutters
2) Federal Records Center
3) Federal Regional Center
4) Federal Resource Coordinator
5) Federal Response Center
Findings Requiring Corrective Action
FEMA Regional Communications Manager
Formerly Restricted Data
Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan
Fire, Rescue, Emergency, Safety, & Health
Flood Risk Directory
Federal Radiological Monitoring/Measurement
and Assessment Center
Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment
Plan
Field Radiological Monitoring Team
1) Federal Register Notice
2) Federal Reserve Note
3) FEMA Radio Network
Flood Response Office
Facility Response Plan
Federal Radiological Preparedness Coordinating
Committee
Federal Response Planning Guidance
First Responder Partnership Initiative
1) Federal Response and Recovery Automated
Tracking System
2) FEMA Response & Recovery Applicant
Tracking System
1) Federal Reserve System
2) Federal Response Subcommittee
Federal Railroad Safety Act
First Responders and Small Departments
Freight Rail Security Grant Program
Facilities Radiological Safety and Safeguards
Branch
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
Flight Restricted Zone
1) Feasibility Study
2) [United States] Forest Service [ESF-4]
1) Farm Service Agency
2) FEMA/State Agreement
3) Fire Suppression Assistance
4) Flexible Spending Account
5) Forward Staging Areas
Final Safety Analysis Report
Forward Support Base
1) Federal Support Center
2) FEMA Storage Center
Finance/Admin Section Chief
Finance/Admin Section Chief
1) Federal Security Director
2) Fire System Deficiency
3) Forensic Services Division
Flight Service District Office
Full-Scale Exercise
Financial Services Group
Forest Service Handbook
FSIE
FSIS
FSIU
FSL
FSLC
FSLIC
FSM
FSN
FSO
FSR
FSS
FSSA
FSSC
FSTC
FSTS
FSVS
FSX
FT
ft/min
ft3/min
FTA
FTAA
FTC
FTD
FTE
FTO
FTP
FTS
FTSS
FTTTF
FTX
FTZ
FUM1
FUM2
FUNC
FW
FWAN
FWBM
FWCA
FWD
FWP
FWPCA
FWPT
FWS
FX
FY
FYHSP
FYI
FZ
FZDC
G&T
GA
GA/FBO
GAAP
GAAS
GAAWG
GACC
GACG
GAL
Fire Service Intelligence Enterprise
1) Food Safety and Inspection Service
2) Foreign Service Institute
Field Support Intelligence Unit
Federal, State, Local
Federal Senior Leadership Council
Federal Savings and Loan Insurance
Corporation
Federated States of Micronesia
1) Federal Stock Number
2) FEMA Switched Network
Free Space Optics
Financial Status Report
1) Family Support Services
2) Federal Supply Service
Flight School Security Awareness
Fleet Surveillance Support Command
Foreign Science Technology Center (United
States Army)
Federal Secure Telephone System
FEMA Secure Video System
Full Scale Exercise
1) foot/feet
2) Full Time
feet per minute
cubic feet per minute
Federal Transit Administration
Free Trade Area of the Americas
1) Federal Trade Commission
2) Federal Training Coordinator
3) Field Team Coordinator
Federal Travel Directory
1) Full-Time Employee
2) Full-time Equivalent
Foreign Terrorist Organization
File Transfer Protocol
1) Federal Technology Service
2) Forms Tracking System
Federal Training Support Staff
Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force
Field Training Exercise
Foreign Trade Zone
Fire Use Manager 1
Fire Use Manager 2
Functional
Fire Weather
FEMA Wide Area Network
Fixed Wing Base Manager
Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
Forward
Federal Women’s Program
Federal Water Pollution Control Act
Fixed Wing Parking Tender
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Functional Exercise
Fiscal Year
Future Years Homeland Security Program
For Your Information
Flood Zone
Flood Zone Determination Company
Office of Grants and Training
GAN
GANTSEC
GAO
GAR
GARS
GB
GBL
GBPS
GC
GCC
GCCS
GCE
GCF
GCO
GCOA
GCOS
GCR
GCS
GD&A
GDIN
GDM
GDNP
GDS
GDSS
GDT
GE
Ge (Li)
GEA
GEIA
GEMA
GEMINI
GEMS
GEOCC
GeoTIFF
GER
GES
GETA
GETS
GFE
GFI
GFIP
GFIRST
GFM
GGI
GGI&S
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General Adjuster
General Aviation/Fixed-Base Operations
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
General Aviation Airports Working Group
Geographic Area Coordination Center
Geographic Area Coordinating Group
1) gallon
2) Global Access List
Grant Adjustment Notice
Greater Antilles Section
1) General Accounting Office
2) Government Accountability Office
Governor’s Authorized Representative
Global Area Reference System
Gigabyte
Government/General Bill of Lading
Gigabytes Per Second
General Counsel (see also OGC)
Government Coordinating Council
Global Command and Communications System
Government Cost Estimate
Ground Concentration Factor
Grant Coordinating Officer
Gross Consequence of Attack
Global Climate Observing System
Gulf Coast Region
Ground Control Station
Grant Development and Administration
Global Disaster Information Network
Geospatial Data Model
Gross Domestic National Product
Geographic Display System
Global Decision Support System
Ground Data Terminal
General Emergency
Lithium Drifted Germanium
Geospatial Enterprise Architecture
Government Electronic and Information
Technology Association
Georgia Emergency Management Agency
Global Emergency Management Information
Network Initiative
Global Emergency Management System
Government Emergency Operations
Coordination Center
Georeferenced Tagged Image File Format
Global Emergency Response
Global Enrollment System
Government Emerging Technology Alliance
Government Emergency Telecommunications
System/Service
Government-Furnished Equipment
Government-Furnished Information
Group Flood Insurance Policy
Government Forum of Incident Response and
Security Teams
1) Generic Financial Module (NEMIS)
2) Government-Furnished Material
Global Geospatial Intelligence
Global Geospatial Information and Services
GHAD
GI
GIF
GIG
GIL
GILS
GIS
GISS
GISWG
GIWG
GIWW
GLD
GLPAC
GLWRM
GM
G-M
GMDSS
GMF
GML
GMO
GMR
GMS
GMT
GNDA
GNIS
GOALS
GOES
GOGO
GOM
GOMEX
GOSC
GOTS
GOV
GP
GPCI
GPD
GPEA
GPL
GPLD
GPM
GPMRC
GPO
GPRA
GPS
GRASS
GRP
GRS
GS
GSA
GSAAR
Geologic Hazard Abatement District
1) Geographic Information
2) Ground Infantry
1) Graphical Image Format
2) Graphics Interchange Format
Global Information Grid
Grant-In-Lieu
Government Information Locator Service
1) Geographic Information System
2) Geospatial Information System
GIS Specialist
Global Infrastructure and Standards Working
Group
Global Intelligence Working Group
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
General Law Division
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee
Great Lakes Wave Runup Model
Guidance Memorandum
Geiger-Mueller (radiation detector)
Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
Government Master File
Geographic Markup Language
1) Geospatial Management Office
2) Genetically Modified Organism
Graduated Mobilization Response
1) Grant Management Specialists
2) Grants Management System
Greenwich Mean Time (aka: "ZULU Time")
Global Nuclear Detection Architecture
Geographic Names Information System
Government On-Line Accounting Link System
1) Geostationary Operational Environmental
Satellite
2) Global Online Enrollment System
Government-Owned, Government-Operated
Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico
Global Operations Security Center
Government Off-The-Shelf
Government Owned Vehicle
Grant Programs, Office of (FEMA/GP)
Geographical Physician Cost Index
Grant Programs Directorate
Government Paperwork Elimination Act
1) General Population Level
2) General Population Limit
Government Property Lost or Damaged
gallons per minute
Global Patient Movement Requirements Center
Government Printing Office
Government Performance and Results Act
Global Positioning System
Geographic Resources Analysis and Support
System
Grant Reporting Portal
Geodetic Reference System
1) General Schedule
2) Geological Survey
3) Geo-Stationary
4) Ground Support
GSACR
GSB
GSE
GST
GSUL
GTA
GTC
GTM
GTR
GTS
GUI
GUIRR
GVO
GWA
GWAC
GZ
H&H
HA
HAB
HADT
HAG
HALE
HAMMER
HAN
HAP
HARN
HARTline
HASP
HAST
HAWAS
HAZCAT
HAZCOM
HAZMAT
HAZMIN
HAZMIT
HAZUS
HAZUS-MH
HAZWOPER
HB
HBCU
HBX
HC
HCA
HCF
HCFA
HCFSA
HCIB
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General Services Administration
General Services Administration Acquisition
Regulation
GSA Communications Representative
GIS Solutions Branch
Government-Sponsored Enterprise
Ground Support Team
Ground Support Unit Leader
1) Government Travel Account
2) Government Travel Authorization
Government Travel Card
Government Technical Monitor
1) Government Technical Representative
2) Government Transportation Request
Global Telecommunications System
1) Geographical User Interface
2) Graphical User Interface
Government-University-Industry Research
Roundtable
Green Vinyl Overboot
Government Wide Accounting
Government-wide Acquisition Contract
Ground Zero
1) Hydraulics and Hydrology
2) Hydrologic and Hydraulic (Analyses)
Housing Assistance
Hostile Action Based
Hawaiian Daylight Time (GMT - 9)
Highest Adjacent Ground [grade]
High Altitude Long Endurance (see also MALE)
1) Hazardous Agent Mitigation and Medical
Emergency Response
2) Hazardous Materials Management and
Emergency Response
Health Alert Network
Hazard Abatement Plan
High Accuracy Reference Network
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority
(Florida)
Health and Safety Plan
1) Hawaiian Standard Time (GMT - 10)
2) Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team
Hawaiian Warning System
Hazard Categorizing
Hazard Communication
Hazardous Material
Hazard Minimization
Hazard Mitigation
Hazards United States
Hazards - United States (Multi-Hazard)
Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency
Response
Health Benefit
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
High-Blast Explosive
Human Capital
High Consequence Area
Height Correction Factor
Health Care Financing Administration
Health Care Flexible Spending Account
Human Capital Investment Branch
HCO
HCOP
HCTS
HD
Hdbks
HDD
HDER
HDP
HDTC
HE
HEAR
HEB1
HEB2
HEC
HECM
HEICS
HELB
HELM
HELP
HEMP
HEOC
HEPA
HERN
HERO
HERS
HERT
HES
HESM
HET
HETA
HEU
HEW
HF
HF/SSB
HFD
HFSC
HgI2
HHA
HHC
HHD
HHMD
HHS
HHS SERT
HHSEOC
HHW
HIC
HIDTA
HIP
HIPAA
HIPDB
HIPS
HIRA
HITRAC
Human Capital Office (see OCHCO)
Human Capital Operational Plan
Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security
Hurricane Day
Handbooks
Heating Degree Days
Homeland Defense Equipment Reuse
Hurricane Destruction Potential
Homeland Defense Technology Center
High Explosive
Hospital Emergency Administrative Radio
Helibase Manager (4+)
Helibase Manager (1-3)
Hydrologic Engineering Center
Helicopter Crewmember
Hospital Emergency Incident Command System
Helicopter Boss
Helicopter Manager
Health Emergencies in Large Populations
High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse
Hospital Emergency Operations Center
(medical)
High Efficiency Particulate Air (as in filters)
Hospital Emergency Radio Network
Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to
Ordnance
Helicopter Rappel Spotter
Hospital Emergency Response Team
Hurricane Evacuation Study
Helispot Manager
Headquarters Emergency Transportation
Homeland Environment and Threat Analysis
Division
Highly Enriched Uranium
U.S. Department of Health, Education and
Welfare
1) High Frequency
2) Hydrogen Fluoride
High Frequency / Single Side Band
Human Factors Division (S&T/HFD)
Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition
mercuric iodide
High Hazard Area
Headquarters and Headquarters Company
Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
Hand-Held Metal Detector
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
[ESF-8]
Health and Human Services Secretary’s
Emergency Response Teams
Health and Human Services Emergency
Operations Center
Household Hazardous Wastes
Hydrologist-in-Charge
High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
Housing Improvement Program
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
Act
Healthcare Integrity & Protection Data Bank
Homeland Innovative Prototypical Solutions
Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
HITRON
HITS
HL
HLCO
HLD
HLDBU
HLS
HLS-CAM
HLSEA
HLT
HLW
HM
HMA
HMAC
HMC
HME
HMEP
HMER
HMG
HMGP
HMIX
HMMWV
HMRT
HMRU
HMST
HMTA
HMTAP
HMTUSA
HNAT
HNT
HOB
HOH
HOO
HOPWA
HOTMAC
HP
HPAC
HPC
HPCC
HPPM
HPRDS
HPRP
HPSI
HPT
HPXe
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Homeland Infrastructure Threat and Risk
Analysis Center
Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron
High Impact Technology Solutions
1) Help Line
2) Hotline
Helicopter Coordinator
Homeland Defense
Homeland Defense Budget Unit
1) Homeland Security
2) Hurricane Local Statement
Homeland Security Comprehensive Assessment
Model
Homeland Security Enterprise Architecture
Hurricane Liaison Team
High-Level Waste
1) Hazard Mitigation
2) Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Materials Accident
Hazardous Materials Advisory Council
Hazard Mitigation Coordinator
1) Hazardous Materials Endorsement
2) Health, Medical, and Environmental
Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness
Hazardous Material Emergency Response
Hazard Mitigation Grant
Hazard Mitigation Grants Program
Hazardous Materials Information Exchange
Highly Mobile Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
Hazardous Materials Response Team
Hazardous Materials Response Unit (FBI)
Hazard Mitigation Survey Team
Hazardous Materials Transportation Act
1) Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Plan
2) Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance
Program
Hazardous Materials Transportation Uniform
Safety Act
Human Needs Assessment Team
Hostage Negotiation Team
Height of Burst
Head Of Household
[NRC] Headquarters Operations Officer
Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS
High Order Turbulence Model for Atmospheric
Circulation
1) Health Physicist
2) Historic Preservation
3) Horsepower
4) Hurricane Program
Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability
1) High Probability of Completion
2) Hydrometeorological Prediction Center
High-performance Computing and
Communications
Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
[U.S. Army Center for]
Human Portable Radiation Detection System
Home Protection Roofing Program
High Pressure Safety Injection
Health Physics Technician
high-pressure xenon
HQ
HQAMC
HQDA
HQUSACE
hr
HR
HRAP
HRCQ
HRD
HRDI
HRLD
HRMS
HRPT
HRS
HRSA
HRSAN
HRSP
HRT
HRV
HS
HSA
HSAC
HSAP
HSARPA
HSAS
HSAT
HSC
HSCG
HSD
HSDF
HSDN
HSEEP
HSEES
HSELP
HSGP
HSI
HSIA
HSIN
HSIPP
HSIR
HSL
HSLA
HSLD
HSLRB
HSNTP
HSO
HSOC
Headquarters
Headquarters Air Mobility Command
Headquarters, Department of the Army
Headquarters, US Army Corps of Engineers
hour
1) Home Repair
2) House of Representatives
3) Human Resources
Helicopter Rappeller
Highway Route Controlled Quantity
Human Resources Division
High Resolution Doppler Imager
Human Rights Law Division
Human Resources Management System
High Resolution Picture Transmission
Hours
Health Resources and Services Administration
Health Resources Services Administration
(Federal)
Human Resource Specialist
1) Hostage Rescue Team
2) Hydraulic Rescue Tool
Human Rights Violator/Violation
1) Homeland Security
2) Human Services
Homeland Security Advisor
1) Homeland Security Advisory Committees
(PLCY/HSAC)
2) Homeland Security Advisory Council
Homeland Security Assistance Program
Homeland Security Advanced Research Project
Agency
Homeland Security Advisory System
Homeland Security Action Team
1) Health Service Command
2) Homeland Security Center
3) Homeland Security Council (formerly OHS)
Homeland Security Coordination Group
Human Services Department
Homeland Security Dialogue Forum
1) High Seas Drift Nets
2) Homeland Secure Data Network
Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation
Program
Hazardous Substances Emergency Event
Surveillance (Program)
Homeland Security Executive Leadership
Program
Homeland Security Grant Program
Homeland Security Institute
Homeland Security Industry Alliance
Homeland Security Information Network
(formerly JRIES)
Homeland Security Integrated Planning Process
Homeland Security Intelligence Report
Health and Safety Laboratory
Homeland Security Leadership Alliance
Historic Shoreline Location Database
Homeland Security Labor Board
Homeland Security National Training Program
Human Services Officer
HSOMB
HSPCD
HSPD
HSPI
HSPO
HSPTAP
HSS
HSSP
HSSTAC
HSTA
HSTF
HSTS
HSTTIG
HSUS
HTCI
HTGR
HTMG
HTML
HTMM
HTPT
HTRT
HTS
HTTP
HTUA
HUB
HUBZone
HUD
HUG
HUMINT
HURCON
HUREVAC
HV/HR
HVA
HVAC
HVT
HWL
HWM
HWP
HWR
Hz
I
I&A
I&P or I/P
I&W
I/O
IA
IAA
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Homeland Security Operations Center [see new
name under NOC]
Homeland Security Operations Morning Brief
Historic Shoreline Positional Change Database
Homeland Security Presidential Directive
Homeland Security Policy Institute
(DHS) Human Subjects Protection Official
Homeland Security Preparedness Technical
Assistance Program
1) Health Service Support
2) Hyperspectral Sensor System
Homeland Security Standards Panel
Homeland Security Science and Technology
Advisory Committee
Homeland Security Threat Assessment
Homeland Security Task Force
Homeland Security Training System
Homeland Security Terrorist Threat Intelligence
Group
The Humane Society of the United States
High-Tech Crime Investigation
High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor
Helitorch Manager
HyperText Markup Language
Helitorch Mixmaster
Helitorch Parking Tender
Hiring & Transition Response Team
High Temperature Superconductor
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
High Threat Urban Area
Historically Underutilized Business
Historically Under-Utilized Business Zone
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development
HAZUS User Group
Human Intelligence
Hurricane Condition
Hurricane Evacuation
High value/High risk
Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
Heat, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
High Value Target
High Water Line
High Water Mark
Highway Watch Program
Heavy Water Reactor
Hertz (cycle per second)
1) Individual/Family
2) Iodine Exposure Intensity
Office of Intelligence and Analysis
Information and Planning
Indication and Warning
Input/Output
1) In and around
2) Individual Assistance
3) Information Analysis
4) Information Assurance
5) Initial attack
6) Inter-agency
7) Internal Affairs
8) International Affairs (see OIA)
Interagency Agreement
IAAE
IAAI
IAASP
IAB
IABPFF
IAC
IACET
IACG
IACNDR
IACP
IACUC
IAD
IADP
IAE
IAEA
IAEGC
IAEGWG
IAEM
IAFC
IAFF
IAFIS
IAFPA
IAG
IAHFF
IAI
IAIP
IALEIA
IAM
IANA
IAO
IAP
IAPH
IAPP
IAQ
IARLJ
IARR
IAS
IASE
IASIR
IASIU
IAT
IATA
IATBOG
IAVA
IAW
IAWF
IBA
IBA1
IBA2
IBA3
IBAD
IBC
International Association of Airport Executives
International Association of Arson Investigators
International Association of Airport and
Seaport Police
Interagency Board
International Association of Black Professional
Fire Fighters
1) Incident Action Council, formerly IIMG
(NRP-CIS)
2) Incident Advisory Council
3) Information Analysis Center (DOD)
4) International Aviation Club
International Association for Continuing
Education and Training
Interagency Airspace Coordination Guide
Inter-American Committee for Natural Disaster
Reduction
International Association of Chiefs of Police
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Information & Application Delivery
Initial Attack Dispatcher
Integrated Acquisition Environment
(eGovernment Initiative)
International Atomic Energy Agency
Interagency Electronic Grants Committee
(Federal)
Interagency Electronic Grants Working Group
International Association of Emergency
Managers
International Association of Fire Chiefs
International Association of Fire Fighters
Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification
System
International Aviation Fire Protection
Association
Interagency Advisory Group
International Association of Hispanic
Firefighters
International Association for Identifications
Information Analysis and Infrastructure
Protection [DHS former Directorate]
International Association of Law Enforcement
Intelligence Analysts
1) Identity and Access Management
2) Incident Activity Manager
Intermodal Association of North America
Individual Assistance Officer
1) Immigration Advisory Program (previously
known as the Immigration Security Initiative)
2) Incident Action Plan
International Association of Ports and Harbors
International Association of Privacy
Professionals
Indoor Air Quality
International Association of Refugee Law Judges
Interagency Resource Representative
International Assistance System
Information Assurance Support Environment
(DoD IA Portal)
International Association of Security and
Investigative Regulators
International Association of Special
Investigation Units
IBD
IBDS
IBET
IBHS
IBIS
IBPAP
IBS
IBSGP
IBT
IBWA
IC
IC&V
ICAF
ICAHST
ICAO
ICAP
ICAV
ICBM
ICC
ICCB
ICCOH
ICCT
ICD
ICDR
ICE
ICEP
ICEPP
ICER
ICF
ICGP
ICHRO
ICIMPP
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Incident Assessment Team
International Air Transport Association
Interagency Airtankers Base Operations Guide
Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert
In accordance with
International Association of Wildland Fire
Incident Business Advisor
Incident Business Advisor Type 1
Incident Business Advisor Type 2
Incident Business Advisor Type 3
Interim Biological Agent Detector
1) International Broadcast Center
2) International Building Code
Improvised Biological Device
Integrated Biological Detection System
Integrated Border Enforcement Team
Institute for Business and Home Safety
1) Interagency Border Inspection Services
2) Interagency Border Inspection System
International Business Practices Advisory Panel
Integrated Baseline System
Intercity Bus Security Grant Program
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
International Bottled Water Association
1) Incident Command/Commander
2) Information Collection
3) Intelligence Community
Intelligent Collaboration and Visualization
Industrial College of the Armed Forces
Interagency Center for Applied Homeland
Security Technology
International Civil Aviation Organization
Incident Communications Action Plan
Infrastructure Critical Asset Viewer
Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
1) Incident Command Center
2) Increased Cost of Compliance
3) Information Control Cell
4) Intelligence Control Center
5) Interagency Coordination Council
6) International Code Council
Intergovernmental Consultation and
Coordination Board
Interagency Coordinating Committee On
Hurricanes
Incident Community Coordination Team
1) Improvised Chemical Device
2) Infrastructure Coordination Division
3) Institute of Chemical Defense
Interagency Committee on Disability Research
1) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
2) Interoperable Communications Equipment
Incident Communications Emergency Plan
Incident Communications Emergency Policy and
Procedures
Incident Communications Emergency Reference
1) Incident Command Facility
2) Insulating Concrete Forms
Interoperable Communications Grant Program
Incident Command for High-rise Operations
Integrated Civilian Industrial Mobilization
Planning Process
ICISF
ICITAP
ICLN
ICMA
ICML
ICMOP
ICMSSR
ICODS
ICP
ICPACC
ICPAE
ICPO
ICPS
ICR
ICRC
ICRI
ICRP
ICS
ICSA
ICSC
ICSCI
ICSSC
ICT
ICT1
ICT2
ICT3
ICT4
ICT5
ICTAP
ICTOA
ICU
ICWW
ID
IDE
IDEC
IDEM
IDENT
IDEX
IDGA
IDIQ
IDLH
IDP
IDPP
IDR
IDS
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
International Criminal Investigative Training
Assistance Program
Integrated Consortium of Laboratory Networks
International City/County Management
Association
Intelligence Community Markup Language
Integrated CONUS Medical Operations Plan
Interdepartmental Committee for Meteorological
Services and Supporting Research
Interagency Committee on Dam Safety
1) Incident Command Post
2) Information Collection Plan
3) Integrated Cargo Processing
Incident Communications Public Affairs
Coordination Committee
Interagency Committee on Public Affairs in
Emergencies
(see INTERPOL)
Integrated Card Production System
Information Collection Request
International Committee of the Red Cross
Incident Commander Radio Interface
International Commission on Radiological
Protection
1) Incident Command System
2) Initial Contingency Staff
ICS Advisor
International Cargo Security Council
Incident Command for Structural Collapse
Incidents
Interagency Committee on Seismic Safety in
Construction
Incident Command Team
Incident Commander Type 1
Incident Commander Type 2
Incident Commander Type 3
Incident Commander Type 4
Incident Commander Type 5
Interoperable Communications Technical
Assistance Program
International Counter-Terrorism Officers
Association
1) Incident Crisis Unit
2) Information Coordination Unit
3) Intensive Care Unit
Intracoastal Waterway
1) Identification credentials
2) Infectious Disease
1) Initial Damage Estimate
2) Intrusion Detection Equipment [see IDS]
International Drug Enforcement Conference
Iowa Department of Emergency Management
Automated Biometric Identification System
Image Data Exploitation (System)
Institute for Defense and Government
Advancement
Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity
Immediate Danger to Life and/or Health
Imagery-Derived Product
Infectious Disease Prevention Program
Institute for Disaster Research
ID-WSF
IE
IEA
IEC
IECGP
IED
IEEE
IEISS
IEMA
IEMC
IEMG
IEMIS
IEMS
IEP
IEPD
IES
IETF
IETM
IEVS
IF
IFALPA
IFB
IFC
IFE
IFERWG
IFG
IFGP
IFLOWS
IFMA
IFMIS
IFR
IFSAC
IFSAR
IFSTA
IFTP
IG
IGD
IGE
IGES
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1) Information Display System
2) Institute for Discrete Sciences
3) Integrated Deepwater System
4) International District Station
5) Intrusion Detection System
Identity Web Services Framework
Initial Elevation (Line)
1) Immigration Enforcement Agent
2) International Energy Agency
1) InterExchange Carrier
2) Integrated Exploitation Capability
Interoperable Emergency Communications
Grant Program
1) Incendiary Explosive Device
2) Improvised Explosive Device
3) In-line Explosive Detection
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Interdependent Energy Infrastructure Simulation
System
Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Integrated Emergency Management Course
International Emergency Management Group
Integrated Emergency Management Information
System
Integrated Emergency Management System
Ingestion Exposure Pathway
Information Exchange Package Documentation
Industry Executive Subcommittee
Internet Engineering Task Force
Interactive Electronic Technical Manual
Income Eligibility Verification System
Inland Fetch (Line)
International Federation of Airline Pilots Association
Invitation for Bid
Intelligence Fusion Cell
In-Flight Emergency
1) Industrial Fire & Emergency Response Working Group
2) International Fire & Emergency Response Working Group
Individual and Family Grant
Individual and Family Grant Program
Integrated Flood Observing and Warning
System
International Fire Marshals Association (formerly FMANA)
Integrated Financial Management Information System
1) Instrument Flight Rules
2) Interim Final Rule
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
International Fire Service Training Association
Internet Forensic Training Program
1) Inspector General (see also OIG)
2) Instructor Guide
Infrastructure and Geophysical Division (S&T/
IGD)
Independent Government Estimate
Initial Graphics Exchange Specification
IGP
IGPT
IGRP
IGSA
IH
IHC
IHD
IHE
IHMT
IHOG
IHP
IHS
IHSS
IIBMH
IIC
IICRC
IICT
IIFC
III
IIMG
IIMS
IIMT
IIOM
IIPLR
IIPO
IIRIRA
IIT
IITCT
IITP
IJIS
ILE
ILEA
ILM
ILS
IM
IMA
IMAAC
IMAC
IMAGE
IMAP
IMAR
IMAT
IMC
IMCS
IMD
Intergovernmental Programs, Office of (NPPD/
IGP)
Interagency Geospatial Preparedness Team
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
Inter-Governmental Service Agreement
1) Industrial Hygiene
2) Industrial Hygienist
3) Inhalation
4) Intense Hurricane
1) Interagency Hotshot Crew
2) International Hurricane Center
Intense Hurricane Day
Insensitive High Explosive
Interagency Hazard Mitigation Team
Interagency Helicopter Operation Guide
Individual and Households Program
Indian Health Service
Institute for Homeland Security Solutions
Interagency Incident Business Management
Handbook
1) Interagency Intelligence Cell
2) Investigator In Charge
Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration
Certification
Interagency Intelligence Committee on
Terrorism
Information/Intelligence Fusion Center
Interstate Identification Index
Interagency Incident Management Group
Integrated Information Management System
Interagency Incident Management Team
Install, Integrate, Operate, and Maintain
Insurance Institute for Property Loss Reduction
Information Integration Program Office
Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant
Responsibility Act
Incident Investigation Team
Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques for
Courtroom Testimony
Internet Investigations Training Program
Integrated Justice Information System
Installations, Logistics & Environment
International Law Enforcement Academy
Information Lifecycle Management
Integrated Logistics Support
Incident Management (Task)
Individual Mobilization Augmentee
Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric
Assessment Center
Infrastructure Monitoring, Analysis, and
Coordination
ICE Mutual Agreement Between Government
and Employers
Interactive Mail Access Protocol
Inspection Management Activity Report
Incident Management Assistance Team
1) Instrument Meteorological Conditions
2) Interim Message Change
3) International Mechanical Code
4) International Medical Corps
Incident Management Communications Systems
Incident Management Division
IMET
IMG
IMINT
IMO
IMOC
IMPAC
IMPT
IMRD
IMS
IMSA
IMSI
IMSID
IMSM
IMSR
IMST
IMSuRT
IMT
IMU
INA
INC
INCITS
INCM
IND
INEEL
INEOA
INER
INES
INF
INFOCON
INFOSEC
INL
INMARST
INPASS
INPHO
INPO
INRP
INS
INSARAG
Insp
INSPASS
INT
INTERCOM
INTERPOL
INV
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Incident Meteorologist
Information Management Group
Imagery Intelligence
International Maritime Organization
International Maritime Officers Course
International Merchant Purchase Authorization
Card
Incident Management Planning Team
Information Management and Requirements
Division
1) Image Management System
2) Incident Management System
3) Information Management System
4) Institute of Museum Services
5) Intelligence Management System
6) Ion Mobility Spectrometry
Incident Medical Special Assistant
Incident Management Systems Integration
Division [of DHS/FEMA]
Incident Management Systems Integration
Division
Incident Medical Special Manager
Incident Management Situation Report
Incident Medical Special Technician
International Medical Surgical Response Team
1) Incident Management Team
2) Integrated Management Team
Inertial Measurement Unit
Immigration and Nationality Act
Income
International Committee for Information
Technology Standards
Incident Communications Manager
Improvised Nuclear Device
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental
Laboratory
International Narcotic Enforcement Officers
Association
Interagency National Executive Reserve
International Nuclear Event Scale
1) Infrastructure
2) Immediate Needs Funding
Information Operations Condition
Information Security
International Narcotics and Law Enforcement
Affairs [Bureau for]
International Maritime Satellite Terminal
INS Passenger Accelerated Service System
Information Network for Public Health Officials
Institute for Nuclear Power Operations
Initial National Response Plan
1) Inertial Navigation System
2) Insurance
International Search and Rescue Advisory
Group
Inspection
see INPASS
Intelligence, Office of (ICE/INT)
Internal Communications
International Criminal Police Organization
Investigations, Office of
Information Officer
IOC
IOF
IOM
IONS
IOR
IP
IPA
IPAWS
IPB
IPC
IPD
IPE
IPFO
IPG
IPIA
IPP
IPR
IPRL
IPRSGP
IPS
IPSCOM
IPT
IPTI
IPX
IPZ
IR
IRA
IRAC
IRAPP
IRB
IRBM
IRC
IRCA
IRCM
IRF
IRFA
IRFC
IRFS
IRI
IRIN
IRIS
1) Initial Operational Capability
2) International Olympic Committee
1) Initial Operating Facility
2) Interim Operating Facility
International Organization for Migration
Incident of National Significance
Initial Operating Report
1) Implementing Procedure
2) Improvement Plan
3) Infected Premises
4) Information and Planning
5) Infrastructure Protection, Office of (NPPD/
IP) [formerly with IAIP]
6) Internet Protocol
Interagency Personnel Agreement
Integrated Public Alert and Warnings System
Illustrated Parts Breakdown
1) Initial Planning Conference
2) Interagency Planning Committee
3) International Paralympic Committee
Infrastructure Protection Division
1) Integrated Performance Evaluation
2) Integrated Process Evaluation
Interim Principle Federal Official
Integrated Planning Guidance
Improper Payments Information Act
1) Imminent Peril to the Public
2) Infrastructure Protection Program
1) In-Process Review
2) In-Progress Review
3) Incident Prevention and Response [Task]
(National Preparedness Guidance)
4) Initial Projections Report
5) Intellectual Property Rights
Intelligent Personal Radiation Locator
Intercity Passenger Rail Security Grant Program
1) Information and Planning Section
2) Information Processing System
3) Integrated Planning System
4) International Port Security
Imagery Policy and Security Committee
1) Integrated Process Team
2) Integrated Product Team
3) Integrated Project Team
Integrated Patient Tracking Initiative
Internetwork Packet Exchange
Ingestion Pathway Zone
1) Infrared
2) Infrared Radiation
Immediate Response Authority
Interagency Radiological Assistance Committee
Infrastructure Risk Assessment Partnership
Program
1) Information Resources Board
2) Institutional Review Board (MD 10300)
3) Investment Review Board
Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile
1) Information Resources Center
2) InfoSec (Information Security) Research
Council
3) International Residential Code
Immigration Reform and Control Act (1986)
IRM
IRMCO
IRMS
IRP
IRPMR
IRR
IRRIS
IRS
IRT
IRTI
IRTPA
IRVMC
IRZ
IS
IS&C
ISA
ISAAC
ISAAG
ISABP
ISAC
ISACA
ISAMS
ISAO
ISAR
ISBE
ISC
ISCC
ISCO
ISCORS
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Infrared Countermeasure
Initial Response Force
International Religious Freedom Act
Initial Response Force Commander
Infrared Field Specialist
Industrial Research Institute
Infrared Interpreter
1) Incident Resource Inventory System
2) Incorporated Research Institutions for
Seismology
Information Resources Management
Interagency Resources Management Conference
Information Resources Management Service
1) Installation Restoration Plan
2) Institutional Removal Program
3) Interior Repatriation Program
4) Investment Review Process
Information Resources Procurement and
Management Review
Initial Response Resource
Integrated Response and Recovery Information
System
Internal Revenue Service
1) Independent Review Team
2) Initial Response Team
3) International Registered Traveler
Immigration Reform Transformation Initiatives
Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention
Act of 2004
Inland River Vessel Management Center
Immediate Response Zone
1) Independent Study
2) Information Security
3) Information System
4) Infrastructure Support
5) Inspection Services
Information Sharing and Coordination [Branch]
(Office of Intelligence & Analysis)
Incident Staging Area
Integrated Security and Access Control
Information Systems Architectural Advisory
Group
International South Atlantic Buoy Program
1) Information Sharing and Analysis Center
2) Infrastructure Sector Advisory Committee
Information Systems Audit and Control
Association
Information Sharing Agreement Management
System
Information Sharing and Analysis Organization
Inspection Services Activity Report
Infrastructure Security for the Built
Environment
1) Infrastructure Subcommittee
2) Information Sharing & Collaboration Office
(I&A/ISC)
3) Inspection Services Coordinator
4) Interagency Security Committee
5) Interstate Commerce
Information Sharing Coordinating Council
Information Sharing and Collaboration Office
Interagency Steering Committee on Radiation
Standards
ISCP
ISCS
ISD
ISDL
ISDN
ISDR
ISE
ISEMA
ISFSI
ISG
ISGB
ISI
ISIP
ISIS
ISM
ISMA
ISO
ISOC
ISOO
ISP
ISPAG
ISPP
ISPS
ISR
ISRS
ISSA
ISSM
ISSO
ISSP
IST
IST-A
ISTEA
ISTL
ISTS
ISVB
ISWG
IT
ITA
ITAA
ITAAC
ITAC
ITACG
ITAR
ITC
ITD
ITDS
ITE
I-Team
Integrated Support Communications Plan
International Satellite Communications Systems
Infrastructure Services Division
Inert Skin Decontamination Lotion
Integrated Services Digital Network
International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Information Sharing Environment
Indiana State Emergency Management Agency
International Society of Fire Service Instructors
Incident Support Group
Information Sharing Governance Board
Immigration Security Initiative
Initial Strategy Implementation Plan
Integrated Surveillance Intelligence System
1) Information Security Marketing
2) Integrated Safety Management
International Security Management Association
1) Incident Support Organization
2) Insurance Services Office
3) International Security Organization
4) International Standards Organization
1) Information Security Oversight Committee
2) Interagency SEAT Operations Guide
Information Security Oversight Office
1) Immediate Services Program
2) Information Security Program
3) Information Systems Plan
4) Intensive Supervision Program
5) Interagency Security Plan
6) Internet Service Provider
Information Systems Policy Advisory Group
Information Systems Planning Program
International Ship and Port Facility Security
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Image Storage and Retrieval System
1) Information Systems Security Association
2) Interservice Support Agreement
Information Systems Security Manager
Information Systems Security Officer
Information Systems Security Program
Incident Support Team
Incident Support Team – Advance Element
Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency
Act
Incident Support Team Leader
Institute for Security Technology Studies
Imagery Science Validation Board
Import Safety Working Group
Information Technology
1) Information Technology Architecture
2) Integrated Transport Analysis
Information Technology Association of America
Inspections, Tests, Analyses, and Acceptance
Criteria
Information Technology Acquisition Center
Interagency Threat Assessment and
Coordination Group
1) Information Technology Acquisition Review
2) International Traffic in Arms Regulations
1) Information Technology Committee
2) Information Technology Coordinator
3) International Trade Commission
ITED
ITEP
ITF
ITI
ITIC
ITIPS
ITL
ITM
ITMRA
ITP
ITPMO
I-TRAP
ITS
ITSD
ITSH
ITTC
ITU
ITV
ITWG
IUPA
IV
IV&V
IVD
IVHHN
IVR
IWG
IWIN
IWN
IWOMEN
IWP
IWS
JAARS
JAC
JACADS
JACE
JAD
JAG
JANAP
JAS
JATS
JAWAS
JBPDS
JCAH
JCAHO
JCC
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International Training Division
International Trade Data System
Institute of Transportation Engineers
1) Incident Team
2) Intelligence Team
IFSAR Terrain Elevation Data
Information Technology & Evaluation Program
Intelligence Task Force
International to International
International Tsunami Information Center
Information Technology Investment Portfolio
System
Information Technology Laboratory
Inspection Transfer Manager
Information Technology Management Reform
Act of 1996
1) Infrastructure Transformation Program
2) Individual Training Plan
Infrastructure Transformation Program Office
Interagency Terrorism Response Awareness
Program
1) Information Technology Services
2) Intelligent Transportation System
Information Technology Services Directorate
Internal Transport, Storage, and Handling
Identity Theft Technology Council
International Telegraphic Union
In-Transit Visibility
International Technical Working Group
International Union of Police Associations
Intravenous
Interdependent Verification and Validation
Interactive Video Disk
International Volcanic Health Hazard Network
Interactive Voice Response
1) Implementation Working Group
2) Investment Working Group
Interactive Weather Information Network
Integrated Wireless Network
International Association of Women in Fire &
Emergency Services
Integrated Warning Program
Information Warfare and Strategy
Joint After-Action Reporting System
1) Joint Advisory Committee
2) Joint Analysis Center
Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System
Joint Assessment of Catastrophic Events
Joint Application Development
1) Joint Action Group
2) Judge Advocate General (DOD)
Joint Army-Navy-Air Force Publication
Joint Alternate Site
Joint Air Transportation System
Joint Automated Weather Observing System
Joint Biological Point Detection Systems
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals
Joint Commission on Accreditation of
Healthcare Organizations
Joint Coordination Center
JCCC
JCGC
JCS
JDCC
JDISS
JDOMS
JEAD
JECG
JEEP
JEMP
JEOC
JFACC
JFC
JFCOM
JFHQ-HLS
JFHQ-State
JFLCC
JFO
JFOCG
JFSP
JHA
JHAT
JHEC
JHOC
JI
JIACG
JIALO
JIATF
JIB
JIC
JICG
JICPAC
JIISE
JIMPP
JIOC
JIS
JIT
JITC
JITF-CT
JLCO
JMC
JMET
JMFU
JMIE
JMIP
JMMO
JMRO
JMT
JNACC
JNAIRT
JNC
JOA
JOC
JOPES
Joint Customs Coordination Council [U.S. and
European Union]
Joint Center for Global Connectivity
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Joint Data Coordination Center
Joint Deployable Intelligence Support System
Joint Director of Military Support
Joint Exercise and Analysis Division (Joint
Staff - J-7)
Joint Exercise Control Group
Joint Emergency Evacuation Plan
Joint Exercise Management Program
Joint Emergency Operations Center
Joint Force Air Component Commander
Joint Force Commander
Joint Forces Command
Joint Forces Headquarters - Homeland Security
Joint Force Headquarters-State
Joint Force Land Component Commander
Joint Field Office
Joint Field Office Coordination Group
Joint Fire Science Program
Job Hazard Analysis
Joint Hazardous Assessment Team
Joint Hazard Evaluation Center
Joint Harbor Operations Command Center
Johnston Island
Joint Interagency Coordination Group
Joint Interagency Liaison Officer
Joint Interagency Task Force
Joint Information Bureau
1) Joint ICE Center
2) Joint Information Center
3) Joint Intelligence Center
Joint International Control Group
Joint Intelligence Center, Pacific
Joint Interagency Intelligence Support Element
Joint Industrial Mobilization Planning Process
Joint Investigative Operations Center
Joint Information System
1) Job Instruction Training
2) Just In Time
Joint Interoperability Test Command
Joint intelligence Task Force for Combating
Terrorism
Joint Legal Claims Office
Joint Movement Center
Joint Mission Essential Task
Joint METOC Forecast Unit
Joint Maritime Information Element
Joint Military Intelligence Program
Joint Medical Mobilization Office
Joint Medical Regulating Office
Joint Management Team (combination of IST
and MST - US&R and DMAT or NDMS)
Joint Nuclear Accident Coordinating Center
Joint Nuclear Accident/Incident Response Team
Joint News Center
Joint Operational Area
Joint Operations Center
JPAC
JPAS
JPATS
JPEG
JPEO/CBD
JPIC
JPMRC
JPMT
JPO
JPSG
JRC
JRERP
JRIC
JRIES
JRMP
JRMPO
JRS
JRT
JS
JSCP
JSERA
JSIPP
JSOTF
JSTARS
JTA
JTF
JTF - O
JTF-CM
JTF-CS
JTF-FF
JTF-Katrina
JTF-NCR
JTF-State
JTIMS
JTMS
JTOT
JTPA
JTR
JTRB
JTTF
JTWC
JULL
JULLS
JVM
JWARN
JWC
JWFC
JWICS
JWID
JXDM
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Joint Operations Planning and Execution
System
Joint Planning Augmentation Cell (for CBIRF)
Joint Personnel Adjudication System
Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation
System
Joint Photographic Experts Group
Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical
and Biological Defense
Joint Public Information Center
Joint Patient Movement Requirements Center
Joint Patient Movement Team
Joint Program Office
Justice-Defense Program Steering Group
Joint Requirements Council
Joint Radiological Emergency Response Plan
Joint Regional Intelligence Center
1) Joint Regional Information Exchange System
(see HSIN)
2) JITF-CT RISSNET Information Exchange
System
Joint Regional Medical Planner
Joint Regional Medical Planning Office
Joint Reporting System
Joint Response Team
Joint Staff
Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan
Joint Special Events Risk Assessment
Joint Service Installation Pilot Program
Joint Special Operations Task Force
Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Joint Task Force
Joint Task Force - Olympics
Joint Task Force - Consequence Management
Joint Task Force - Civil Support
Joint Task Force - Firefighter
Joint Task Force-Katrina
Joint Task Force - National Capital Region
Joint Task Force-State
Joint Training Information Management System
Joint Training Master Schedule
1) Joint Tactical Operations Team
2) Joint Technical Operations Team
Job Training Partnership Act
Joint Travel Regulations
Joint Telecommunications Resources Board
Joint Terrorism Task Force
Joint Typhoon Warning Center
Joint Universal Lessons Learned (Report)
Joint Universal Lessons Learned System
Java Virtual Machine
Joint Warning and Reporting Network
Joint Warfare Center
Joint Warfighting Center
Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communication
System
Joint Warrior Interoperability Demonstration
[Global] Justice XML Data Model
kilo (1,000)
Kb
kBPS
KBRM
KCCO KD
KDEM
KDP
kg
kHz
KI
km
KMI
KML
KMS
kN
KSA
KSO
KST
KT
kV
KVERT
kW
kWh
L
L&D
LAC
LAG
LAN
LAN/WAN
LANDSAT
LANL
LAO
LAP
LASP
lb
LBAD
lbf
LC
LC-A
L-CAR
LCAT
LCCE
LC-FW
LCM
LC-MF
LCMS
LCO
LCS
LCT
LD
LDAP
LDR
LDS
LDW
LE
LEA
1) Kilobyte
2) Kilobit
Kilobits Per Seconds
Knowledge-Based Risk Management
Kansas City Commodity Office
Knocked Down
1) Kansas Department of Emergency
Management
2) Kentucky Department of Emergency
Management
Key Decision Point
kilogram
kiloHertz
Potassium Iodide
kilometer
Key Management Infrastructure
Keyhole Markup Language
Knowledge Management System
kilo-Newton
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Key Security Official (MD 10300)
Known or Suspected Terrorist
Kiloton
kilovolt
Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruptions Response Team
Kilowatt
kilowatt hour
Locality
Learning & Development
Local Assistance Center
Lowest Adjacent Ground [grade]
Local Area Network
Local Area Network/Wide Area Network
Land Satellite
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Lead Agency Official
Lesson Administration Page
Large Aircraft Security Program
pound
Lexington Blue Grass Army Depot
pound force
Logistics Center
Logistics Center-Atlanta
Local Capability Assessment for Readiness
Logistics Closeout Assistance Team
Life Cycle Cost Estimate
Logistics Center-Fort Worth
Life Cycle Management
Logistics Center-Moffett Field
Learning Content Management System
Limiting Condition for Operation
Local Communications System
Liaison Coordination Team
1) Lethal Dose
2) Limited Data
Light Directory Access Protocol
Lutheran Disaster Response
Lightning Detection System
Last Day Worked
Law Enforcement
LEADERS
LEAINTP
LEAP
LEC
LECC
LEDET
LEED
LeeTran
LEGAT
LEGATS
LEH
LEISP
LEL
LELI
LEM
LEMA
LEMDP
LEO
LEOC
LEOSA
LEP
LEPC
LEPPC
LERN
LERT
LESC
LESO
LETPP
LETS
LEU
LEVEL 1 EST
LEVEL 2 EST
LEVEL 3 EST
LEWG
LF
LFA
LFD
LFE
LFEOC
LFFE
LFO
LFP
LH
LHA/LHD
LHD
LHMC
LHR
LHW
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1) Law Enforcement Agency
2) Light Enforcement Aircraft
Lightweight Epidemiology Advanced Detection
and Emergency Response System
Law Enforcement Advanced Interviewing
Training Program
Law Enforcement Availability Pay
Local Exchange Carrier
Law Enforcement Coordination Center
Law Enforcement Detachment
Law Enforcement Executive Development
Program
Lee County Transit Authority (Florida)
Legal Attache
Legal attachments
Light Enforcement Helicopter
Law Enforcement Information Sharing Program
1) Lower Explosive Limit
2) Lowest Effect Level
Law Enforcement Leadership Institute
Local Emergency Management
Local Emergency Management Authority
Law Enforcement Management Development
Program
Law Enforcement Officer
Local Emergency Operations Center
Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act
1) Leadership Excellence Program
2) Limited English Proficiency
3) Loaned Executive Program
Local Emergency Planning Committee
Local Emergency Prevention and Preparedness
Council
Law Enforcement Radio Net
Logistics Emergency Response Team
Law Enforcement Support Center
Law Enforcement Security Officer
Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program
Law Enforcement Telecommunications System
Low-Enriched Uranium
Full EST activation level (NRCC)
Intermediate EST activation level (NRCC)
Minimal EST activation level (NRCC)
Law Enforcement Working Group
1) Linear Foot
2) Low Frequency
Lead Federal Agency
Letter of Final Determination
Lowest Floor Elevation
Local Federal Emergency Operations Center
Lowest Finished Flood Elevation
Lead Federal Official
Livestock Feed Programs
Local Hire
Landing Helicopter - Assault/ Landing
Helicopter - Deck
Local Health Department
Local Hazard Mitigation Coordinator
Limited Home Repair
Last Hour Worked
Library System
LIC
LID
LIDAR
LIDEF
LIFE
LIHEAP
LIMFAC
LIMS
LINX
LISS
LL
LLEA
LLIS
LLNL
LLP
LLR
LLW
LLWS
LM
LMA
LMD
LMF
LMFBR
LMI
LMPC
LMR
LMS
LNG
LNO
LOA
LOAD
LOAEL
LOC
LOCA
LOC-TFCS
LODR
LOEP
LOFR
LOG
LOI
LOINC
LOMA
LOMC
LOMC-VALID
LOMR
LOMR-F
LOP
LOS
LOSA
LOSAP
LOSSEST
LOU
LPA
LPDP
LPG
LPN
LPOC
LPPC
LPR
License
Low-Impact Development
Light Detection and Ranging (system)
Levee Inventory Data Entry Form
Legal Immigration Family Equity
Low Income Household Energy Assistance
Program
Limiting Factor
1) Laboratory Information Management System
2) Logistics Information Management System
Law Enforcement Information Exchange [Navy]
Linear Imaging and Self-Scanning
Lessons Learned
1) Lead Law Enforcement Agency
2) Local Law Enforcement Agency
Lessons Learned Information Sharing System
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Limited Liability Partnership
Lessons Learned (Hot Wash) Report
Low-Level Waste
Low-Level Wind Shear
Logistics Management (FEMA/LM)
Land Management Agencies
Logistics Management Directorate (of DHS/
FEMA)
Logistics Management Facility
Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor
Logistics Management Institute
Labor-Management Partnership Council
Living Marine Resource
Learning Management System
Liquefied Natural Gas
Liaison Officer
Letter of Agreement
Loadmaster
Lowest Observed Adverse Effect Level
1) Letter of Credit
2) Levels of concern
3) Library of Congress
4) Line of Communication
Loss of Coolant Accident
Letter of Credit - Treasury Financial
Communications System
Letter of Determination Review
Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness
Liaison Officer
Logistics
1) Letter of Intent
2) Letter of Instruction
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and
Codes
Letter of Map Amendment
Letter of Map Change
Letter of Map Change Revalidation
Letter of Map Revision
Letter of Map Revision Based on Fill
Legal Orientation Program
Line of Sight
Logistical Operations Staging Area
Length-of-service Award Program
Loss Estimation
LPZ
LR
LRA
LR-BSDS
LRC
LRFD
LRIP
LRMP
LRN
LRT
LRU
LS
LSA
LSC
LSC1
LSC2
LSCAD
LSCD
LSCT
LSE
LSFE
LSFE
LSFP
LSFP
LSG
LSP
LSS
LSU
LSV
LT
LTA
LTATP
LTCR
LTD
LTG
LTL
LTR
LTRC
LTRO
LULC
LVA
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Limited Official Use
Legislative and Public Affairs
Livestock Preservation Donation Program
Liquefied Petroleum Gas
Licensed Practical Nurse
Last Port of Call
Local Preparedness and Prevention Council
1) Lawful Permanent Resident (status)
2) Legal Permanent Resident (person)
Low Population Zone
Limited Response
Louisiana Recovery Authority
Long Range Biological Standoff Detection
System
1) Learning Resource Center
2) Logistics Resource Center
3) Logistics Response Center
Load and Resistance Factor Design
Low Rate Initial Production
Long Range Management Plan
Laboratory Response Network
Long Range Tracker
Lowest Replaceable Unit
1) Logistics Support
2) Lump Sum
Logistics Staging Area
1) Legal Services Corporation
2) Life Safety Code
3) Life Support Center
Logistics Section Chief Type 1
Logistics Section Chief Type 2
Lightweight Stand-off Chemical Agent Detector
Life Safety Code Deficiency
Line Scout
Local Subscriber Environment
Life Safety and Fire Engineering
Life Safety and Fire Engineering Branch of
FEMA Office of Occupational Safety, Health &
Environment (OSHE)
Life Safety and Fire Protection
Life Safety and Fire Protection Program
Large Scale Game
Lump Sum Payment
1) Laboratory Scientific Services
2) Life Support System
Louisiana State University (NDPC)
Logistical Staging Vehicle
Lieutenant (aka: Lt or Lieut)
Lighter Than Air
Land Transportation Anti-terrorism Training
Program
Lost Time Case Rate
Limited
Lieutenant General
Less-than Truck Load
Long-Term Recovery
1) Long Term Recovery Committee
2) Long Term Recovery Coordinator
Long Term Recovery Office
Land Use and Land Cover
Low Volatility Agent
LVB
LWDR
LWF
LWOP
LWR
LYNX
LZ
m
M&A
M&IE
M&S
M/S
MA
MAA
MAAD
MAAFS
MABAS
MAC
MAC Entity
MACA
MACC
MACDIS
MACGp
MACOM
MACS
MAEC
MAELU
MAF
MAFC
MAFFS
MAGIC
MaHIMS
MALE
MANPADS
MAOC
MAPs
MAR
MARAC
MARAD
MARC
MAREP
MARFORLANT
MARPLOT
MARR
MARS
Large Vehicle Bomb
Lost Work Day Rate
Lutheran World Federation
Leave Without Pay
Light Water Reactor
Central Florida Regional Transportation
Authority
Landing Zone
meter
Management and Administrative
1) Meals and Incidental Expenses
2) Miscellaneous and Incidental Expenses
Modeling and Simulation
Meters per Second
1) Marshalling Area
2) Mission Assignment
Mutual Aid Agreement
Mobile Asset Activities Document
Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists
Mutual Aid and Box Alarm System
1) Mapping and Analysis Center
2) Mission Assignment Coordinator
3) Mitigation Assistance Clinic
4) Monitoring and Analysis Coordinator
5) Multi-Agency Command
6) Multiagency Committees
7) Multiagency Coordinating (Entity)
8) Multiagency Coordination
9) Multiple Award Contract
Multiagency Coordinating Entity
Military Assistance to Civil Authorities
1) Multiagency Command Center
2) Multi-Agency Coordination Center
3) Multi-Agency Crime Center
Military Assistance for Civil Disturbances
Multi-Agency Coordination Group
Major Command
Multi-Agency Coordination System
Mid-America Earthquake Center
Mutual Atomic Energy Liability Underwriters
Master Appropriation File
MAFFS Clerk
Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System
Mid-America Geographic Information Council
Medical and Health Incident Management
System
Medium Altitude Long Endurance (see also
HALE)
Man Portable Air Defense System
Military Air Operations Coordinator
Motorist Assist Points
Monthly Accomplishments Report
Mutual Aid Regional Advisory Committee
Maritime Administration
1) Mid-America Regional Council
2) Maryland Rail Commuter
Marine Report
Marine Forces Atlantic
Mapping Applications for Response, Planning,
and Local Operational Tasks
Mission Assignment Reimbursement Request
MARSA
MARSEC
MarshMALLOW
MART
MAS
MASF
MASFO
MASH
MASINT
MAST
MAT
MATES
MATF
MATRIX
MATTS
MAV
MB
MBA
MBO
MBPS
MBTA
MC
MCA
MCAD
M-CAST
MCB
MCC
MCD
MCE
MCEER
MCF
MCI
MCMC
MCMT
MCO
MCOC
MCOE
MCR
MCS
MCSAP
MCU
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1) Military Affiliated Radio System
2) Mobile Analytical Response System
3) Multi-function Acquisition and Reporting
System
Military Assumes Responsibility for Separation
of Aircraft
Maritime Security
Marsh Management Activities for Learning the
Lifestyles of Wildlife
Morning Advisory Risk Threat (see also DART
and EART)
Mapping Activity Statement
Mobile Aeromedical Staging Facility
Multi-Agency Strike Force Operation
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
Measurement and Signature Intelligence
1) Maritime Security and Strategic Toolkit
2) Midwestern Alliance of Sovereign Tribes
3) Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic
4) Mitigation Advisors’ Strategic Tracker
Mobilization Assistance Team
Mobilization and Training Equipment Site
Multi-Agency Task Force
Multi-state Anti-Terrorism Information Exchange
1) Marine Asset Tag Tracking System
2) Mobile Air Transportable
Telecommunications System
Micro Air Vehicle
1) millibar
2) Megabyte
Master of Business Administration
Management by Objectives
Megabytes per Second
Migratory Bird Treaty Act
1) Marine Corps
2) Member of Congress
3) Mobilization Center
Multi-Channel Analyzer
Military Crew Advisor
Medical Capabilities Assessment & Status Tool
Movement Coordination Branch
1) Major Cities [police] Chiefs
2) Master Control Cell
3) Mobility Control Center
4) Movement Coordination Center
5) Mission Control Center
Medical Crew Director
Maximum Credible Event
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake
Engineering Research
1) Mass Care and Feeding
2) Movement Coordination Function
Mass Casualty Incident
Mid-Continent Mapping Center
Mobilization Center Management Team
MERS Coordination Office
Marine Corps Operations Center
Metadata Center of Excellence (see EDMO)
Military Communications Representative
Movement Coordination System
Motor Carrier Safety and Assistance Program
Movement Coordination Unit
MCV
MD
MDA
MDC
MDD
MDF
MDRC
MDRO
MDRV
MDS
MDST
MDT
ME
MEA
MEAG
MEAP
MED
MEDEVAC
MEDL
MEDRED
MEEMCN
MEF
MEG
MEIR
MEL
MEMA
MEMU
MEOW
MEP
MEPI
MEPP
MERRT
MERS
MERSA
MET
METAR
METL
METOC
METSAT
MeV
MEWT
MFAS
MFR
MFRI
MFTR
MG
MG/M3
MG-MIN/M3
MGMT
MH
Mobile Coordinating Vehicle
1) Management Directive
2) Medical Doctor
Maritime Domain Awareness
Maintenance and Deactivation Contracts
Metal Detection Device
Medical, Dental and Funeral
Mobile Disaster Recovery Center
Mission Disaster Relief Officer
Mobile Disaster Recovery Vehicle
Mennonite Disaster Service
Mountain Daylight Savings Time (see MDT)
Mountain Daylight Time (GMT - 6)
Medical Examiner
1) Major Emergency Action
2) Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft
Major Emergency Action Guide
Mobile Environmental Analytical Platform
Medium
Medical Evacuation
Medical Unit Leader
Medical Readiness (OHA/MEDRED)
Minimum Essential Emergency Medical
Communications Network
Mission Essential Function
Medical Evaluation Guidance
Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation
Mobile-Erector Launcher
1) Maine Emergency Management Agency
2) Maryland Emergency Management Agency
3) Massachusetts Emergency Management
Agency
4) Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
5) Missouri Emergency Management Agency
Mass Evacuation Management Unit
1) Maximum Envelope of Water
2) Maximum Envelope of Winds
Management Engineering Plan
Middle East Partnership Initiative
Master Exercise Practitioner Program
Medical Emergency Radiological Response Team
Mobile Emergency Response Systems/Support
Mobile Emergency Response Support Assets
1) Meteorological
2) Meteorologist
3) Mission Essential Task
1) Meteorological Aviation Report
2) Management Evaluation Technical Assessment
Review
Mission-Essential Task List
Meteorological and Oceanographic
Meteorological Satellite
1) millielectronvolt
2) Megaelectronvolt
Mobile Electronic Warfare Technologies
Marriage Fraud Amendment System
Memorandum For the Record
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
Manufacturer
1) milligram
2) Marsh Vegetation (Line)
Milligrams per Cubic Meter
MHC
MHE
MHEC
MHEM
MHMS
MHS
MHTGR
MHW
MHWL
MHz
MI
MI2
MIC
MICS
MIDAS
MIEP
MIFC
MIIS
MIL
MILES
MIL-STD
MIM
MIME
MIN
MIND
MINICAM
MIPR
MIPT
MIRP
MIRV
MIS
MISLE
MIT
MITT
M-JPEG
MKT
MLAT
MLD
MLETP
MLH
MLOS
MLW
mm
MMA
MMC
MMCE
MMD
MMI
MMIS
MMPA
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Milligram Minutes per Cubic Meter
Management
1) Manufactured Housing
2) Mental Health
3) Mobile Home
Mobile Health Clinic
Materiel Handling Equipment
Military Helicopter Crewmem
Military Helicopter Manager
Military Helicopter Manager Supervisor
Message Handling System
Modular High Temperature Gas Reactor
Mean High Water
Mean High Water Line
Megahertz
1) Major Incident (medical)
2) Middle Initial
Multi-level-secure Information Infrastructure
1) Media Information Center
2) Meteorologist in Charge
Monitoring Information on Contracted Studies
(System)
Micro-fluidic Integrated DNA Analysis System
Mass Immigration Emergency Plan
Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center
Microsoft Identity Integration Server
Military Advisor's Office
Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System
Military Standard
Major Incident Management (medical)
Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions
1) Minimum
2) Mobile Identification Number
Maritime Interceptor for Nuclear Detection
Miniature Chemical Agent Monitor
Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request
Memorial Institute for the Prevention of
Terrorism
Military Improved Response Program
Multiple Independent Re-entry Vehicle
Management Information System
Maritime Information for Safety and Law
Enforcement
Mitigation
Mobile Implementation Training Team
Motion JPEG
Mobile Kitchen Trailer
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty
Median Lethal Dose
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty
Medium Lift Helicopter
Microwave Line of Sight
Mean Low Water
millimeter
Major Metropolitan Area
Main Media Center
Medical Management of Chemical Exposure
Merchant Mariner Document
Modified Mercalli Intensity
Municipal Management Information System
Marine Mammal Protection Act
MMPAC
MMRS
MMS
MMST
MMWR
MNAP
MNS
MNUSS
MO
MOA
MOB
MOB Center
MOC
MODEM
MODU
MOM
MOOTW
MOPP
MORE
MOSS
MOU
MOX
MP
MPA
MPAC
MPC
MPD
MPE
MPEG
MPH
MPPP
MPS
MPU
MQIT
MQM
mR
MR
mR/h
MRA
MRAT
MRC
MRE
mRem
MRF
MRI
MRIC
MRMC
MRO
MRP
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Metropolitan Medical Response System
Minerals Management Service
Metropolitan Medical Strike Team
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
Mapping Needs Assessment Process
Mission Needs Statement
Map Needs Update Support System
1) Medical Officer
2) Method of operation
Memorandum of Agreement
1) Mobilization (or Mobilize)
2) Main Operating Base
Mobilization Center
MERS Operations Center
Modulator/Demodulator
Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit
1) Maximum of Maximums
2) Middle of Month
Military Operations Other Than War
Mission-Oriented Protective Posture
Making Officer Redeployment Effective
Management Operations and Student Support
Memorandum of Understanding
Mixed Oxide Fuels
1) Management Profiler
2) Military Police
Maritime Patrol Aircraft
Muslim Public Affairs Council
1) Main Press Center
2) Maximum Permissible Concentration
3) Mid-term Planning Committee
4) Mid-term Planning Conference
Maximum Potential Destruction
Maximum Permissible Exposure
Motion Picture Expert Group
Miles per Hour
Mortgage Portfolio Protection Program
Mission Planning System
1) Microprocessor Unit
2) Mobile Power Unit
Medical Quality Improvement Team
Medical Quality Management
milliroentgen/millirem
1) Medical Records
2) Medical Response
milliRoentgen per hour
1) Monthly Rental Assistance
2) Mortgage and Rental Assistance
Medical Radiobiology Advisory Team
1) Management Review Council
2) Medical Reserve Corps
3) Monthly Recurring Costs
Meal, Ready-to-Eat
millirem
Medium Range Forecast
Mean Recurrence Interval
Mobile Registration Intake Center
Medical Research and Materiel Command
Mandatory Removal Offense
MRR
MRRS
MRT
MRV
MS&G
MS-1
MSA
MSC
MSCA
MSCLEA
MSD
MSDS
MSE
MSEL
MSF
MSFCMA
MSFO
MSHA
MSI
MSIA
MSIC
MSIIP
MSIS
MSL
MSLO
MSO
MSPB
MSR
MSRAM
MSST
MST
MSU
MT
MTA
MTF
MTI
MTMC
MTOE
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1) Machine Readable Passport
2) Minimal Repair Program
Measurement Residual Ratio
MERS Response Reporting System
Medical Response Team
1) Mobile Response Van
2) Mobile Response Vehicle
3) Multi-Radio Van
4) Multi-Radio Vehicle
Models, Simulations, and Games
Medical Service – 1 (Hospital)
1) Metropolitan Statistical Area
2) Modeling, Simulation, & Analysis
3) Mutual Support Agreement
1) Marine Safety Center
2) Map Service Center
3) Major Subordinate Command
4) Mobile Switching Center
Military Support to Civil Authorities (see DSCA)
Military Support to Civilian Law Enforcement
Agencies
1) Military Support Detachment
2) Musculoskeletal Disorder
1) Material Safety Data Sheet
2) Manpower Standards Development System
MERS Support Element
Master Scenario Events List
Mobile Screening Force
Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and
Management Act
Marine Safety Field Office
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Minority-Serving Institution
Metadata Standards for Information Assurance
Missile and Space Intelligence Center
Minority Serving Institutions Internship
Program
1) Minority Serving Institutions
2) Marine Safety Information System
Mean Sea Level
Military Support Liaison Officer
1) Marine Safety Office
2) Maritime Security Operations
3) Military Support Officer
Merit Systems Protection Board
Main Supply Route
Maritime Security Risk Assessment Model
Maritime Safety and Security Team
1) Management Support Team
2) Master
3) METRO Strike Team
4) Mountain Standard Time (GMT - 7)
1) Management Support Unit
2) Marine Safety Unit
3) Medical Support Unit
1) Megaton
2) metric ton
3) Mitigation (FEMA/MT)
Material Transfer Area
Medical Treatment Facility
Methodology Technical Implementation
Military Traffic Management Command
Modified Table of Organization and Equipment
MTOW
MTP
MTR
MTSA
MTSP
MTT
MUDAC
MUF
MUTCD
MV
MVGP
MW
MWA
MWCOG
MWEAC
MWEOC
MWFRS
MWH
MWMD
MWS
MXMS
M-ZONE
N/A
N/P
NA
NAAE
NAAK
NAAQS
NAAT
NAC
NAC/AEGL
NACA
NACCHO
NACD
NACDD
NACE
NACI
NACIC
NACo
NACS
NACWA
NAD27
NAD83
NADB
NADO
Maximum Takeoff Weight
1) Master Trainer Program
1) Maritime Training Response
2) Military Training Route
Maritime Transportation Security Act
Mass Transit Security Program
Mobile Training Team
Meteorological and Unified Dose Assessment
Center
Materials Unaccounted For
Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Merchant Vessel
Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles
1) megawatt
2) Microwave
3) Mount Weather
Metropolitan Washington Area
Metropolitan Washington Council of
Governments
1) Mount Weather Emergency Action Center
2) Mount Weather Emergency Assistance Center
Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center
Main Wind Force Resisting System
megawatt hour
Mount Weather Management Division
Marine Weather Statement
Mixmaster
High Mudflow Hazard Area
1) Not Affected
2) Not (or Non) Applicable
Not Provided
1) North American
2) Northeastern Area
National Association of Agricultural Employees
Nerve Agent Antidote Kit
National Ambient Air Quality Standards
North American Aviation Trilateral
1) National Advisory Committee
2) National Advisory Council
3) National Agency Check
4) Nebraska Avenue Complex
National Advisory Committee on Acute
Exposure Guidelines Levels (for Chemical
Substances)
National Air Carrier Association
National Association of County and City Health
Officials
National Association of Corporate Directors
National Association of Councils on
Developmental Disabilities
National Association of County Engineers
National Agency Check with Inquiries
National Counterintelligence Center
National Association of Counties
1) NEMIS Access Control System
2) Netware Asynchronous Communications
Service
National Association of Clean Water Agencies
North American Datum of 1927
North American Datum of 1983
National Assets Data Base
NAEMT
NAERG
NAFAX
NAFSMA
NAFTA
NAFTZ
NAHB
NAHERC
NAHF
NAI
NaI(Tl)
NAIC
NAIIA
NAILS
NAMRI
NANDA
NAOC
NAOS
NAP
NAPA
NAPI
NARA
NARAC
NARCL
NARFE
NARP
NARS
NARSAP
NARTC
NAS
NASA
NASAR
NASBLA
NASCIO
NASEMSD
NASEMSO
NASF
NASFM
NASNA
NASTTPO
NASULGC
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National Association of Development
Organizations
National Association of Emergency Medical
Technicians
North American Emergency Response
Guidebook
National Facsimile Network
National Association of Flood & Stormwater
Management Agencies
North America Free Trade Agreement
National Association of Free Trade Zones
National Association of Home Builders
National Animal Health Emergency Response
Corps
National Association of Hispanic Firefighters
North American Initiative
Sodium Iodide Doped with Thallium
(scintillator)
National Association of Insurance
Commissioners
National Association of Independent Insurance
Adjusters
National Automated Immigration Lookout
System
Naval Medical Research Institute
North American Nuclear Detection Architecture
National Airborne Operations Center
North American Atmospheric Observing System
1) National AIDS Policy
2) Nuclear Assessment Program
National Academy of Public Administration
National Arson Prevention Initiative
National Archives and Records Administration
National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center)
Nuclear Accident Response Capabilities Listing
National Active & Retired Federal Employees
Association
1) National Agriculture Release Program
2) Nuclear Accident Response Plan
3) Nuclear Accident Response Procedures
National Archives and Records Service
National Advanced Remote Sensing Applications
Program
National Advanced Resource Technology Center
National Academy of Sciences
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Association for Search and Rescue
National Association of State Boating Law
Administrators
National Association of State Chief Information
Officers
National Association of State Emergency
Medical Services Directors
National Association of State Emergency
Medical Officials
National Association of State Foresters
National Association of State Fire Marshals
National Association of 9-1-1 Administrators
National Association of State Title Three
Program Officials
National Association of State Universities and
Land-Grant Colleges
NATA
NATCA
NATO
NAVAID
NAVC
NAVD88
NAWAS
NAWAS/BCC
NAWC
NAWE
NBACC
NBAF
NBC
NBFAC
NBFSPQ
NBHPP
NBIC
NBIS
NBSAC
NBSCAB
NBSG
NBTA
NBWDA
NC&B
NCA
NCAI
NCAP
NCAR
NCAS
NCATF
NCAVC
NCBFAA
NCC
NCCC
NCCG
NCD
NCDDM
NCEH
NCEP
NCFPD
NCFS
NCGIA
NCIC
NCID
NCIS
NCISP
NCITD
NCIX
NCJA
NCLIS
National Air Transportation Association
National Air Traffic Controllers Association
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Navigational Aid
National Audio-Visual Center
North American Vertical Datum of 1988
1) National Alert and Warning System
2) National Warning System
National Warning System Bridge and
Conference Controller
National Association of Water Companies
National Association for Waterfront Employees
National Biodefense Analysis and
Countermeasures Center
National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility
Nuclear, Biological and Chemical
National Bioforensic Analysis Center
National Board on Fire Service Professional
Qualifications
National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness
Program
National Biosurveillance Integration Center
National Biosurveillance Integration System
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory
Board
National Biosurveillance Group
National Business Travel Association
National BioWeapons Defense Analysis Center
Nuclear, Chemical and Biological
National Command Authority
National Congress of American Indians
National Corrective Action Program
National Center for Atmospheric Research
National Cyber Alert System
National Church Arson Task Force
National Center for the Analysis of Violent
Crime
National Customs Brokers and Forwarders
Association of America
National Coordinating Center (for
Telecommunications)
National Council of the Churches of Christ
National Civilian Community Group
National Council on Disability
National Center for Disaster Decision Making
National Center for Environmental Health
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
National Center for Food Protection and
Defense
National Center for Forensic Science
National Center for Geographic Information
and Analysis
National Crime Information Center
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Naval Criminal Investigative Service
National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan
National Council on International Trade and
Development
Office of National Counterintelligence Executive
National Criminal Justice Association
NCMEC
NCO
NCP
NCPC
NCPI
NCR
NCRC
NCRCG
NCRPM
NCS
NCSA
NCSC
NCSD
NCSH
NCSL
NCSLLET
NCSM
NCSP
NCSRM
NCSSA
NCTC
NCUA
NCVIP
NDA
NDAA
NDAC
NDC
NDEA
NDEC
NDEP
NDER
N-DEX
NDFD
NDHS
NDHTF
NDIA
NDIC
NDMC
NDMN
NDMOC
NDMS
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National Commission on Libraries and
Information Science
National Center for Missing and Exploited
Children
Non-Commissioned Officer
1) National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (aka: "National
Contingency Plan")
2) National Continuity Programs (FEMA/NCP)
1) National Capitol Planning Commission
2) National Crime Prevention Council
National Committee on Property Insurance
National Capital Region
National Capital Region Coordination (FEMA/
NCRC), Office of
National Cyber Response Coordination Group
National Council on Radiation Protection and
Measurements
1) National Communications System [ESF-2]
2) Net Control System
1) National Center for Super-computing
Applications
2) North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association
National Cybersecurity Center
1) National Cyber Security Division
2) National Communications System Directive
National Communications System Handbook
National Council of State Legislators
National Center for State & Local Law
Enforcement Training, Advisory Committee to
the
National Communications System Manual
1) National Cyber Security Partnership
2) National Communications Support Plan
National Communications Systems Regional
Manager
National Cartographic Standards for Spatial
Accuracy
National Counter-Terrorism Center
National Credit Union Administration
National Child Victim Identification Program
1) National Defense Area
2) Nevada Department of Agriculture
3) Non-Disclosure Agreement
Natural Disaster Assistance Act
Network Design and Analysis Center
National Data Center
National Defense Emergency Authorization
National Disaster Education Coalition
National Digital Elevation Program
National Defense Executive Reserve
[Law Enforcement] National Data Exchange
National Digital Forecast Database
National Disaster Housing Strategy (FEMA)
National Disaster Housing Task Force
National Defense Industrial Association
National Drug Intelligence Center
National Drought Mitigation Center
National Donations Management Network
National Disaster Medical Operations Center
National Disaster Medical System
NDMSOSC
NDPC
NDPO
NDRSMP
NDS
NDTA
NDU
NDW
NE
NEA
NEARS
NEC
NECA
NECD
NECLC
NECN
NECP
NED
NEDCTP
NEDSS
NEEP
NEET
NEF
NEFRLS
NEFSMA
NEG
NEH
NEHA
NEHRP
NEI
NEIC
NEIS
NEMA
NEMB-CAP
NEMIS
NEMSIS
NEMSPI
NEMT
NENA
NEO
NEOB
NEOC
NEP
NEPA
National Disaster Medical System Operations
Support Center
National Domestic Preparedness Consortium
National Domestic Preparedness Office
National Distress and Response System
Modernization Project (also known as “Rescue
21”)
1) National Defense Stockpile
2) National Detention Standards
3) Nuclear Detection System
National Defense Transportation Association
National Defense University
Naval District of Washington
1) Northeast
2) New England
National Endowment for the Arts
National Emergency and Alerting Response
System
1) National Earthquake Center
2) National Electric Code
Newport Chemical Activity
Newport Chemical Depot
National Emergency Child Locator Center
National Emergency Communications Network
National Emergency Communications Plan
1) National Exercise Division
2) Nuclear Explosive Device
National Explosives Detection Canine Team
Program
National Electronic Disease Surveillance System
1) National Earthquake Education Program
2) National Exercise and Evaluation Program
National Exercise Evaluation Team
National Essential Function
National Emergency Family Registry and
Locator System
New England Floodplain and Stormwater
Managers Association
National Emergency Grant
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Environmental Health Association
National Earthquake Hazards Reduction
Program
Nuclear Energy Institute
1) National Earthquake Information Center
2) National Enforcement Investigations Center
National Earthquake Information Service
1) National Emergency Management Association
2) Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
National Emergency Management Baseline
-Capability Assessment Program
National Emergency Management Information
System
National EMS Information System
National Emergency Medical Services
Preparedness Initiative
National Emergency Management Team
National Emergency Number Association
1) Near-Earth Orbit
2) Non-combatant Evacuation Operation
New Executive Office Building
National Emergency Operations Center
NEPPC
NERC
NERR
NERRTC
NERT
NESC
NESEC
NESN
NESP
NESPM
NEST
NESWG
NET
NETAC
NETAP
NETC
NEXRAD
NEXS
NEXUS
NFA
NFAAA
NFAEB
NFAR
NFC
NFCD
NFDA
NFDC
NFES
NFFE
NFFF
NFFS
NFI
NFIB
NFIC
NFIF
NFIP
NFIRA
NFIRS
NFMA
NFOP
NFP
NFPA
NFPCA
NFPE
NFR
NFS
NFSA
NFSC
NFSCC
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National Exercise Program
National Environmental Protection Act (also
called National Environmental Policy Act)
National Emergency Prevention and
Preparedness Council
North American Electric Reliability Council
National Emergency Resource Registry
National Emergency Response and Rescue
Training Center (TEEX/NDPC)
National Emergency Response Team
National Exercise Simulation Center
Northeast States Emergency Consortium
Necessary Expenses and Serious Needs
National Environmental Studies Project
National EMS Scope of Practice Model
Nuclear Emergency Search/Support Team
National Earthquake Strategy Working Group
No Earlier Than
National Environmental Technology Application
Center
National Earthquake Technical Assistance
Program
National Emergency Training Center
Next Generation Weather Radar
National Exercise Schedule
Next Generation Upper Weather System
1) National Fire Academy
2) National Fire Academy, Board of Visitors
for the
National Fire Academy Alumni Association
National Fire & Aviation Executive Board
No Further Action Required
National Finance Center (MD 3171)
National Finance Center Database
1) National Flood Determination Association
2) National Funeral Directors Association
National Fire Data Center
National Fire Equipment System
National Federation of Federal Employees
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Northeast Forest Fire Supervisors
National Flood Insurance
National Foreign Intelligence Board
National Fire Information Council
National Flood Insurance Fund
1) National Flood Insurance Program
2) National Foreign Intelligence Program
National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994
National Fire Incident Reporting System
National Forest Management Act
National Fugitive Operations Program
Not For Profit
National Fire Protection Association
National Fire Prevention and Control
Administration
National Fire Protection Equipment
Notice of Finding and Recommendation
National Forest System
National Fire Sprinkler Association
Narcotics Financing Strategy Center
National Fire Science Curriculum Committee
NFSLO
NFTS
NG
NGA
NGB
NGDC
NGI
NGIC
NGLO
NGM
NGN
NGO
NGRS
NGS
NGVD
NGVD29
NGWT
NHC
NHPA
NHSSS (also known
as NH3S)
NHSU
NHTSA
NHV
NI
NIAAA
NIAC
NIB
NIBC
NIBRS
NIBS
NIC
NICACS
NICC
NICCL
NICCP
NICI
NICRAT
NICS
NID
NIDF
NIEHS
NIEM
NIEOC
NIER
NIF
National Fire Suppression Liaison Officer
National File Tracking System (replaced RAFACS)
National Guard
1) National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
2) National Governors Association
1) National Guard Bureau
2) National Governing Body
National Geophysical Data Center
Next Generation Internet
National Ground Intelligence Center [Army]
National Guard Liaison Officer
Nested Grid Model
Next-Generation Network
Non-Government Organization
National Geodetic Reference System
National Geodetic Survey
National Geodetic Vertical Datum
National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929
Next Generation Warning Tool
National Hurricane Center
National Historic Preservation Act
NIFC
NIFCC
NIH
NIHS
NII
NII/GII
NIIMS
NIIS
NIITP
NIJ
NIMA
N-IMAT
NIMBY
NIMG
NIMH
NIMO
NIMS
NIMS SC
NIMS STEP
National Homeland Security Support System
National Homeland Security University
National Highway Transportation Safety
Administration
Natural Hazard Vulnerability
No Insurance
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and
Alcoholism
1) NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts
2) National Infrastructure Advisory Council
3) National Iranian American Council
National Industries for the Blind
National Interagency Biodefense Campus
National Incident Based Reporting System
National Institute of Building Sciences
1) National Integration Center
2) National Intelligence Council
3) National Instrumentation Center
4) NIMS Integration Center
National Incident Control and Action
Communication System
1) National Infrastructure Coordination Center
2) National Interagency Coordination Center
National Incident Communications Conference/
Coordination Line
National Interdiction Command & Control Plan
National Interagency Counterdrug Institute
National Incident Command Resource Allocation
Tool
National Instant Background Check System
1) National Intelligence Director (see DNI)
2) National Inventory of Dams
National Insurance Development Fund
National Institute of Environmental Health
Services
National Information Exchange Model
National Interagency Emergency Operations
Center
National Industrial Equipment Reserve
NIMS/NET
NIMSCAST
NIMTO
NIOSH
NIP
NIPC
NIPF
NIPP
NIPS
NIR
NIRSC
NIRT
NISAC
NISE
NISP
NISPOM
NIST
NIUSR
NIVS
NJBF
NJTTF
NLC
NLD
NLE
NLECC
NLETS
NLRA
NLRB
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1) National Ignition Facility
2) Non-Industrial Facility
National Interagency Fire Center
National Interagency Fire Coordination Center
National Institutes of Health
National Institute for Hometown Security
1) National Information Infrastructure
2) Non-Intrusive Inspection
National Information Infrastructure/Global
Information Infrastructure Initiatives
National Interagency Incident Management
System
Non-Immigrant Information System
National Investigative Interview Training
Program
National Institute of Justice
National Imagery and Mapping Agency (see
NGA)
National Incident Management Assistance Team
Not In My Backyard
National Interagency Mobilization Guide
National Institutes of Mental Health
National Incident Management Organization
National Incident Management System
NIMS Support Center
NIMS Supporting Technology Evaluation
Program
National Incident Management System Network
National Incident Management System
Compliance Assistance Support Tool
Not In My Term of Office
National Institute for Occupational Safety and
Health
1) National Immunization Program
2) National Intelligence Program
National Infrastructure Protection Center
National Intelligence Priority Framework
National Infrastructure Protection Plan
Numerically Integrated Profiling System
Non Ionizing Radiation
National Interagency Radio Support Cache
Nuclear Incident Response Team
National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis
Center
National Intelligence Support Element
National Industrial Security Program
National Industrial Security Program Operating
Manual
National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue
Non-Immigrant Visa System
New Jersey Business Force
National Joint Terrorism Task Force
1) National League of Cities
2) National Location Code
Nunn-Lugar-Domenici
National-Level Exercise
National Law Enforcement Coordination Center
National Law Enforcement Telecommunications
System
National Labor Relations Authority
National Labor Relations Board
NLS
NLT
NLZ
NM
NMAB
NMAS
NMB
NMC
NMCC
NMD
NMETS
NMFS
NMI
NMIC
NMJIC
NMRI
NMRS
NMRT
NMSAC
NMSP
NMSRA
NMSS
NMT
NMTSP
NNALEA
NNEC
NNO
NNOB
NNOC
NNRT
NNSA
NO
No FEAR Act
NOAA
NOAEL
NOBLE
NOC
NOC-HQE
NOEL
NOFA
NOFD
NOGA
NOI
NOID
NOK
NOPD
NOPR
NORAD
NORM
NORTHCOM
NOS
National Language Standards
No/Not Later Than
No Lone Zone
Nautical Mile
National Materials Advisory Board
National Map Accuracy Standard
National Mediation Board
1) National Meteorological Center
2) Non-Mission Capable
1) National Master Control Cell
2) National Military Command Center
National Mapping Division (of USGS)
National Mass Evacuation Tracking System
National Marine Fisheries Service
No Middle Initial
National Maritime Intelligence Center
National Military Joint Intelligence Center
Naval Medical Research Institute
National Medical Response System
National Medical Response Team
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
National Maritime Security Plan
National Maritime Strategic Risk Assessment
Nuclear Materials Safeguards and Security
New Mexico Tech (NDPC)
National Marine Transportation Security Plan
National Native American Law Enforcement
Association
National Network Emergency Center
National Night Out
National Network Operations Branch
National Network Operations Center
National Nurses Response Team (medical)
National Nuclear Security Administration
National Office
Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration
No Observed Adverse Effects Level
National Organization of Black Law
Enforcement Executives
1) National Olympic Committee
2) National Operations Center (OPS/NOC)
3) Navy Operations Center
4) Negotiations Operations Center
5) Network Operations Center
National Operations Center - Headquarters
Element
No Observed Effects Level
Notice of Funds Availability
New Orleans Fire Department
Notice of Grant Award
1) Notice of Intent
2) Notice of Interest
Notice of Intent to Deny
Next of Kin
New Orleans Police Department
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
North American Aerospace Defense Command
Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material
NOSAC
NOTAM
NOUE
NP
NPC
NPD
NPDES
NPDP
NPES
NPFC
NPG
NPL
NPLA
NPM
NPMA
NPMOC
NPOC
NPOESS
NPP
NPPC
NPPD
NPR
NPRA
NPRM
NPRT
NPS
NPSC
NPSP
NPSTC
NRAT
NRC
NRCC
NRCOC
NRCS
NRCSDC
NRCSSC
NRF
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United States Northern Command
1) National Ocean Survey
2) Not Otherwise Specified
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Notice to Airmen
Notice of Unusual Event
1) National Preparedness (FEMA/NP)
2) Navigation Processor
1) National Paralympic Committee
2) National Petroleum Council
National Preparedness Directorate
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
National Performance of Dams Program
National Planning and Execution System
National Pollution Funds Center
1) National Preparedness Goal
2) National Preparedness Guidelines
National Priorities List
National Preparedness Leadership Academy
National Preparedness Month
National Property Management Association
Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography
Center
Next Port of Call
National Polar-Orbiting Operational
Environmental Satellite System
Nuclear Power Plant
National Preparedness and Prevention Council
National Protection and Programs Directorate
1) National Partnership for Reinventing
Government
2) National Preparedness Report
3) Nationwide Plan Review
National Petrochemical & Refiners Association
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking [see also
ANPRM and SNPRM]
National Pharmacist Response Team
1) National Park Service
2) National Pharmaceutical Stockpile
3) National Planning Scenarios
4) National Preparedness System
5) Naval Postgraduate School
National Processing Service Center
National Pharmaceutical Stockpile Program
National Public Safety Telecommunications
Council
1) National Radiological Advisory Team
2) Nuclear Radiological Advisory Team
1) National Records Center
2) National Research Council
3) National Response Center
4) [United States] Nuclear Regulatory
Commission
1) National Response Coordination Center
2) Northern Regional Coordination Center
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Operations
Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Natural Resources Conservation Service District
Conservationist
Natural Resources Conservation Service State
Conservationist
National Response Framework [supersedes NRP]
NRIA
NRIMC
NRIS
NRO
NRPC
NRP-CIS
NRR
NRS
NRT
NRWA
NS
NS/EP
NS/EPC
NSA
NSABB
NSAC
NSAT
NSBC
NSC
NSD
NSDD
NSDI
NSEC
NSEERS
NSEPT
NSF
NSFCC
NSGIC
NSGP
NSHS
NSI
NSLRSDA
NSMP
NSN
NSPD
NSPE
NSPS
NSRS
NSRV
NSS
NSSA
NSSDA
NSSE
NSSFC
NSSL
NSTAC
Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex (to the
NRF)
National Resources Information and Mapping
Center
National Resource Information System
National Reconnaissance Office
National Railway Passenger Commission
National Response Plan Catastrophic Incident
Supplement
Noise Reduction Rating
National Response System
1) National Response Team
2) Near Real-Time
National Rural Water Association
National Strategic (Task)
National Security and Emergency Preparedness
National Security and Emergency Preparedness
Communications, Committee for
1) National Security Agency
2) National Security Area
3) National Sheriff’s Association
4) Network Security Agreement
National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity
Navigation Safety Advisory Council
Network Service Acceptance Test
National Safe Boating Council
1) National Safety Council
2) National Security Council
3) National Security Cutter
4) NFIRS Support Center
1) Named Storm Day
2) National Security Directive
National Security Decision Directive
National Spatial Data Infrastructure
1) National Security Emergency Coordination
2) National Standard Exercise Curriculum
National Security Entry Exit Registration
System
National Security and Emergency Preparedness
Telecommunications
1) National Science Foundation
2) National Strike Force
National Strike Force Coordination Center
National States Geographic Information Council
Non-Profit Security Grant Program
National Strategy for Homeland Security
1) National Security Information
2) Nuclear Surety Inspection
National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data
Archive
National Strong-Motion Program
1) National Security Notifications
2) National Stock Number
National Security Presidential Directive
National Society of Professional Engineers
National Security Personnel System
National Spatial Reference System
National Security and Records Verification
(USCIS/NSRV)
1) National Security Strategy
2) National Shelter System
National Safe Skies Alliance
NSTC
NSTR
NT
NTA
NTAC
NTC
NTC-MW
NTE
NTEU
NTFI
NTIA
NTIS
NTM
NTMR
NTMS
NTNFC
NTR
N-TRAP
NTRO
NTS
NTSB
NTSC
NTSP
NTSRA
NTVRP
NU
NUCFLASH
NUDET
NUL
NUMARC
NUREG
NUSRS
NUWAX
NUWC
NVAC
NVC
NVDC
NVFC
NVG
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National Standard for Spatial Data Accuracy
National Special Security Event
National Severe Storms Forecast Center
National Severe Storms Laboratory
National Security Telecommunications Advisory
Committee/Council
National Science & Technology Council
Nothing Significant to Report
1) Network Technology
2) Windows NT operating system
1) National Technology Alliance (research
partnership between government, academia
and industry)
2) Network Technology Architecture
3) Non-Traditional Agent
4) Notice to Appear
National Threat Assessment Center
1) National Targeting Center
2) National Teleregistration Center
National Teleregistration Center at Mount
Weather
Not to Exceed
National Treasury Employees Union
National Task Force on Interoperability
National Telecommunications and Information
Administration
National Technical Information Service
National Technical Means
National Technical Means of Reconnaissance
National Telecommunications Management
Structure
National Technical Nuclear Forensics Center
Nothing to Report
National Terrorism Response Awareness
Program
National Terrorism Response Objective
1) National Traffic System
2) Nevada Test Site
National Transportation Safety Board
National Telecommunications Standards
Committee
National Telecommunications Support Plan;
a.k.a. National Plan for Telecommunications
Support in Non-Wartime Emergencies
National Transportation Sector Risk Assessment
Non-Tank Vessel Response Plan
Name Unknown
Accidental, unauthorized, or unexplained
nuclear detonation
Nuclear Detonation
National Urban League
Nuclear Management and Resources Council
Nuclear Regulation
National Urban Search and Rescue System,
Advisory Committee of the
Nuclear Weapon Exercise
Naval Undersea Warfare Center
National Visualization and Analytics Center
National Visa Center
National Vessel Documentation Center
National Volunteer Fire Council
Night Vision Goggles
NVIC
NVL
NVLAP
NVMC
NVOAD
NVTSA
NW
NWARSG
NWC
NWCG
NWP
NWR
NWS
NWSFO
NWWS
NYCOEM
O number
O&M
O/C
OA
OAA
OAD
OADR
OAFME
OAM
OAO
OAR
OAS
OASD
OASH/OEP
OASIS
OAST
OAWG
OB
OBE
OBP
OBS
OC
OCA
OCAO
OCB
OCC
OCD
OCDETF
OCFO
OCFOAS
OCGFC
OCHAMPUS
Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular
Night Vision Laboratory
National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation
Program
National Vessel Movement Center
National Voluntary Organizations Active in
Disasters
Night Vision Technology Safety Act
Neighborhood Watch
Nuclear Weapons Accident Response Steering
Group
National Warning Center
1) National Wildfire Coordinating Group
2) National Wildland Coordinating Group
Neighborhood Watch Program (see NW)
1) National Weather Radio
2) NOAA Weather Radio
National Weather Service
National Weather Service Forecast Office
National Weather Wire Service
New York City Office of Emergency
Management
Order number
Operations and Maintenance
Observer/Controller
1) Office Automation
2) Over and Above
Older Americans Act
Operations Analysis Division (S&T/OAD)
Originating Agency Determination Required
Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner
Office of Acquisition Management
Office of Aviation Operations
1) Office of Air and Radiation
2) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
1) Office of Administrative Support
2) Office of Aircraft Services
3) Organization of American States
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health /
Office of Emergency Preparedness
Organization for the Advancement of
Structured Information Standards
Office of Accessible Systems & Technology
Organizational Attack Working Group
Official Business
Overcome by Events
Border Patrol, Office of (CBP/OBP)
Observation
Operations Center
1) Office of Congressional Affairs
2) Original Classification Authority
Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
(MGMT/OCAO)
Operations Centers Branch
1) Office of the Chief Counsel
2) Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Office of Community Development
Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Office of Chief Financial Officers &
Administrative Services
OCHCO
OCIO
OCIPEP
OCJCS
OCLA
OCLUS
OCN
OCOG
OCONUS
OCPM
OCPO
OCR
OCRWM
OCS
OCSO
OCSP
OCTAVE
OCTEL
OCZM
ODAM
ODBC
ODC
ODEM
ODIS
ODNI
ODP
ODRO
ODS
OE
OEC
OECD
OEM
OEMA
OEMC
OEMP
OEP
OER
OES
OET
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Office of Cerro Grande Fire Claims
Office of Civilian Health and Medical Program
of the Uniformed Services
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer
(MGMT/OCHCO)
Office of the Chief Information Officer (MGMT/
OCIO)
Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and
Emergency Preparedness
Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of
Staff
Office of Congressional Liaison and Affairs
Outside the Continental Limits of the United
States
Optimal Climate Normals
Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games
Outside the Continental United States
Office of Crisis Planning and Management
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (MGMT/
CPO)
1) Office of Collateral Responsibility
2) Optical Character Reader
3) Optical Character Recognition
Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste
Management
1) Officer Candidate School
2) Outer Continental Shelf
Office of the Chief Security Officer (MGMT/
OCSO)
Online Certificate Status Protocol
Operationally Critical Threat, Asset, and
Vulnerability Evaluation
Operations Center Telephone
Office of Coastal Zone Management
Offsite Dose Assessment Manual
Open Database Connectivity
Other Direct Cost
Oklahoma Department of Emergency
Management
Offshore Detection Inegrated System
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Office for Domestic Preparedness
Office of Detention and Removal Operations
Operation Desert Safeguard
1) Operational Environment
2) Operating Expenses
3) Organizational Elements
Office of Emergency Communications
Organization for Economic Cooperation &
Development
1) Office of Emergency Management
2) Original Equipment Manufacturers
Ohio Emergency Management Agency
Office of Emergency Management and
Communications
Office of Emergency Medical Preparedness
1) Occupant Emergency Plan
2) Occupant Emergency Program
3) Office of Emergency Preparedness
1) Office of Emergency Response
2) Office of Equal Rights
Office of Emergency Services
Office of Emergency Transportation (DOT)
OF
OFA
OFAC
OFCR
OFDA
OFF
OFM
OFMA
OFO
OFP
OFSEP
OGAT
OGC
OGE
OGO
OGSA
OH
OHA
OHR
OHRM
OHRP
OI
OIA
OIC
OIE
OIG
OIM
OIRA
OIS
OIT
OIWG
OJCS
OJP
OJT
OKC
OLA
OLAP
OLAW
OLC
OLE
OLE/FAMS
OLES
OLTP
OMA
OMB
OMNCS
OMS
OMTPE
ONA
ONCRC
ONDCP
ONRA
OOC
OPA
1) Office of Finance
2) Over-water Fetch (Line)
1) Office of Family Assistance
2) Other Federal Agency
Office of Foreign Assets Control
Officer
Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
Offshore Forecast
Office of Financial Management
Oklahoma Floodplain Management Association
Field Operations, Office of (CBP/OFO)
Office of Field Programs
Office of Food Security and Emergency
Preparedness
Official Government Acceptance Test
Office of the General Counsel
Office of Government Ethics
Office of Grant Operations
Open Grid Services Architecture
1) Overhead
2) Occupational Health
Office of Health Affairs
Office of Human Resources
Office of Human Resources Management
Office for Human Research Protections [US
Dept. of Health and Human Services] (MD
10300)
Office of Investigations
International Affairs, Office of
1) Office for Interoperability & Compatibility
2) Officer in Charge
Office of International Enforcement
Office of Inspector General
Office of Incident Management
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
Immigration Statistics, Office of (PLCY/OIS)
Office of Information Technology
Operational Intelligence Working Group
Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Office of Justice Programs
On the Job Training
Oklahoma City
Office of Legislative Affairs
On-Line Analytical Processing
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
Office of Legal Counsel
1) Object Linking and Embedding
2) Office of Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement, Office of/Federal Air Marshal
Service (TSA/OLE/FAMS)
Office of Law Enforcement Standards
On-Line Transaction Processing
Operations, Management, and Administration
Office of Management and Budget
Office of the Manager, National
Communications System
Operations Management Systems
Office of Mission to Planet Earth
Other Needs Assistance (IHP)
Office of National Capital Region Coordination
Office of National Drug Control Policy
OPAC
OPBD
OPC
OPCOM
OPCON
OPD
OPDAT
OPEN
OPERIOD
OPF
OPHEP
OPHS
OPLAN
OPM
OPORD
OPPRED
OPR
OPREP
OPS
OPSEC
OPSG
OPSUM
OPT
OPTEMPO
OPUS
OPVAL
OPW
OR&R
ORA
ORCA
ORD
ORDM
OREMS
ORIA
ORISE
ORM
ORNL
ORO
ORPA
ORR
OS
OS&Y
OSA
OSAI
OSARP
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Office of National Risk Assessment
Office of Citizenship
1) Office of Public Affairs
2) Oil Pollution Act
3) Otherwise Protected Area
On-Line Payments and Collection
Operations Branch Director
Organizational Program Coordinators
Operational Command
Operational Control
Office of Policy Development
Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance
and Training
Open Platform for Emergency Networks
Operational Period
Official Personnel Folder
Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness
(HHS)
Office of Public Health and Science
Operations Plan
Office of Personnel Management
Operation Order
Operation Predator
1) Office of Primary Responsibility
2) Protective Research, Office of (USSS/OPR)
Operational Report
1) Operations Coordination, Office of
2) Office of Operations Coordination and
Planning
3) Office of Pipeline Safety
4) Operational Planning System
5) Operations
Operations/Operational Security
Operation Stonegarden
Operations Summary
Operations and Planning Team
Operating Tempo
Olympic Properties of the United States
Operational Validation Program
Operational Planning Worksheet
Office of Regulations and Rulings
Outstanding Research Award
Operational Readiness Capability Assessment
1) Office of Research and Development
2) Office of the Regional Director
3) Operational Requirements Document
Ordering Manager
Oak Ridge Evacuation Modeling System
Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
Other Regulated Materials
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Off-site Response Organization
Orthophoto Analyst
Office of Refugee Resettlement
1) Operating System
2) Operations Support
Outside Stem and Yoke
Operational Staging Area
Office of SAFETY Act Implementation
On-Screen Alarm Resolution Protocol
OSC
OSC1
OSC2
OSCE
OSD
OSDBU
OSD-HD
OSEP
OSHA
OSHE
OSI
OSIH
OSINT
OSLGC&P
OSLTF
OSM
OSO
OSOCC
OSP
OSPF
OSS
OST
OSTC
OSTP
OT
OTAN
OTAR
OTBE
OTD
OTE
OTH
OTR
OTRS
OTS
OTSP
OTVP
OUS
OVC
OVI
OVP
OWMD
P&A
P&D
P&I
P2P
PA
1) Office of Special Counsel
2) On-Scene Commander
3) On-Scene Coordinator
4) Operation Safe Commerce
5) Operational Support Center
6) Operations Support Center
7) Operations Systems Center
Operations Section Chief 1
Operations Section Chief 2
Organization for Security and Cooperation in
Europe
1) Office of the Secretary of Defense
2) Operations Support Division
3) Operational Systems Document
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business
Utilization
Office of the Secretary of Defense for
Homeland Defense
1) Occupational Safety and Environmental
Programs (DHS)
2) Office of Safety and Environmental
Programs
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Occupational Safety, Health and Environment
Open Systems Interconnect
Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene
Open-Source Intelligence
Office of State and Local Government
Coordination and Preparedness
Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund
Office of Surface Mining
Security Operations, Office of (TSA/OSO)
On-Site Operations Coordination Center
Strategic Plans, Office of (PLCY/OSP)
Open Shortest Path First
Officer Safety and Survival Training Program
1) Office of the Secretary for Transportation
2) Operation Support Team
On-Scene Tactical Commander
Office of Science and Technology Policy
Other Transaction
Organisation du TraitГ© de l'Atlantlique Nord
(NATO)
Over the Air Rekeying
Over-Taken By Events
Office of Training & Development
Operational Test and Evaluation
Over the Horizon
Office of Trade Relations
Official Time Reporting System
Office of Thrift Supervision
Office of Transportation Security Policy
Office of Transportation Vetting and
Credentialing
Office of the Undersecretary
Office for Victims of Crime
Office of Volunteerism Initiatives
Office of the Vice President
Office of Weapons of Mass Destruction
1) Planning and Assessment
2) Price and Availability
Production and Development
PA&E
PA05
PA10
PA25
PA50
PABX
PAC
PACC
PACOM
PAD
PADC
PADRE
PAECE
PAES
PAG
PAH
PAHO
PAL
PALS
PA-NST
PANYNJ
PAO
PAP
PAPD
PAPOs
PAPR
PAPRS
PA-PRT
PAR
PARADE
PARDOS
PART
PAS
PASP
PASS
PAT
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Protection and Indemnity
Peer-to-Peer
1) Physician Assistant
2) Principal Advisor
3) Programmatic Agreement
4) Public Address
5) Public Affairs
6) Public Announcement
7) Public Assistance
Program Analysis and Evaluation
Purchasing Agent, 5K
Purchasing Agent, 10K
Purchasing Agent, 25K
Purchasing Agent, 50K
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
1) Political Action Committee
2) Primary Agency Committee
3) Public Assistance Coordinator
Patient Airlift Control Center
U.S. Pacific Command
1) Protective Action Decision
2) Public Affairs Director
Patch Authentication and Dissemination
Capability
Protective Action Dosage Reduction Estimator
Protective Action Evaluator for Chemical
Emergencies
Private Aircraft Enforcement System
Protective Action Guide
Poly-nuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Pan-American Health Organization
Public Affairs Level
Portable Automated Lookout System
Public Affairs - National Support Team
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
1) Pacific Area Office
2) Public Affairs Office/Official/Officer
3) Public Assistance Officer
Project Application Processor
Port Authority Police Department
Preparedness Analysis and Planning Officers
Powered Air Purifying Respirator
Phone Activated Paperless Request System
Public Affairs - Planning Response Team
1) Performance & Accountability Report
2) Personal/Personnel Accountability Record
3) Population at Risk
4) Protective Action Recommendation
5) Public Administration Review
Prevention, Advocacy, Resources and Data
Exchange
Partial Dosage
Program Assessment Rating Tool (OMB)
1) Protective Actions
2) Presidential Appointment with Senate
Confirmation
Protective Action Strategy Plan
1) Partners Assuring Safer Schools
2) Performance Accountability and Standards
System
3) Personnel Alert Safety System
Process Action Team
PATCO
PATF
PATRIOT
PAWSA
PAX
PAZ
PBA
PBAC
PBCA
PBD
PBDS
PBOP
PBRB
PBS
PBSIS
PBX
PC
PCC
PCCIP
PCE
PCERT
PCF
PCII
PCIIMS
PCIS
PCLOB
PCO
PCPT
PCR
PCS
PCSF
PCT
PCTARE
PCWHF
PD
PDA
PDASH
PDB
PDC
PDCA
PDD
PDEV
PDF
Professional, Administrative, Technical, Clerical,
Other
Practical Applications Training Facility
(see USA PATRIOT [Act])
Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment
Passengers
Protective Action Zone
Pine Bluff Arsenal
Policy Based Access Control
Pine Bluff Chemical Activity
Program Budget Decision
Prototype Biological Detection System
Probeye Operator
Program Budget Review Board
1) Public Buildings Service
2) Public Broadcasting System
Public Building Service Information System
1) Phone (or Private) Bank Exchange
2) Private Branch Exchange
1) Peace Corps
2) Personal Computer
1) Pathobiologics Collaborating Center
2) Policy Coordination Committee
President’s Commission on Critical
Infrastructure Protection
Programmatic Categorical Exclusion
Preliminary Computer Evidence Recovery
Training
Patient Care Form
Protected Critical Infrastructure Information
PCII Management System
Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
Privy Council Office
Pasco County Public Transportation (Florida)
1) polymerase chain reaction
2) Program and Capability Review
1) Permanent Change of Station
2) Personal Communications Service/System
3) Planning, Coordination and Support [Task]
(National Preparedness Guidance)
Process Control Systems Forum
1) Polk County Transit (Florida)
2) Program Control Team
Personal Computer Time and Attendance Remote Entry
Presidential Commission on White House
Fellows
1) Paid
2) Per Diem
3) Police Department
4) Policy Directive
5) Position Description
6) Presidential Declaration
1) Personal Data Assistant
2) Preliminary Damage Assessment
3) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
4) Pueblo Depot Activity
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health
President's Daily Brief
1) Pacific Disaster Center
2) Personnel Data Card
Plan, Do, Check, Adjust
PDIM
PDM
PDMF
PDO
PDOP
PDP
PDS
PDSI
PDT
PE
PEA
PEAD
PECC
PED
PEDS
PEG
PEIS
PEL
PEMA
PEO
PEOC
PEP
PEPAC
PERI
PERT
PES
PETL
PETM
PFA
PFD
PFO
PFOR
PFPA
PFT
PG
PGC
PGM
PGP
PH
PHEP
PHILIS
PHIN
PHMSA
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Presidential Decision Directive
Policy Development, Office of (PLCY/PDEV)
1) Portable Document Format
2) Probability Density Function
1) Planning Development and Information
Management
2) Planning Development and Implementation
Management
3) Planning Document Imaging Management
4) Postgraduate Diploma in Information
Management
Pre-disaster Mitigation (including Grant
Program)
Pre-disaster Mitigation Fund
Program Decision Option
Position Dilution of Precision
Policy Decision Point
1) Personnel Decontamination Station
2) Practice Dangerous to Security
Palmer Drought Severity Index
Pacific Daylight Time (GMT - 7)
Professional Engineer
Programmatic Environmental Assessment
Presidential Emergency Action Document
Provincial Emergency Coordination Center
Portable Electronic Device
Portable Emergency Data System
1) Performance Evaluation Group
2) Performance Evaluation Guide
Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
Permissible Exposure Limit
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
Public Education and Outreach
President’s Emergency Operations Center
1) Prepositioned Equipment Program
2) Primary Entry Point
3) Professional Excellence Program
Primary Entry Point Advisory Committee
Public Entity Risk Institute
Program Evaluation and Review Technique
Performance Excellence Series
Prevention Education Team Leader
Prevention Education Team Manager
1) Primary Federal Agency
2) Procurement Funding Authority
Primary Frontal Dune
Principal Federal Official/Officer
Principal Federal Official’s Representative
Pentagon Force Protection Agency
Permanent Full-Time
Planning Group
Privacy Guidelines Committee
Program
Pretty Good Privacy
Public Health
Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Portable High-Throughput Integrated
Laboratory Identification System
Public Health Information Network
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety
Administration (within DOT)
PHRBAE
PHS
PI
PIA
PIADC
PIAT
PIC
PICCL
PIER
PIF
PIG
PII
PIN
PINS
PIO
PIO1
PIO2
PIP
PIPS
PIR
PIV
PKEMRA
Pkg
PKI
PL
PL 93-288
PLA
PLC
PLCY
PLE
PLOTS
PLSS
PLUMIS
PM
PMA
PMCE
PMCS
PMF
PMG
PMIS
PM-ISE
PMO
PMP
PMR
Public Health Readiness for Biological Agent
Event
Public Health Service
1) Pandemic Influenza
2) Project Impact
3) Project Inspector
Privacy Impact Assessment
Plum Island Animal Disease Center
Public Information Assist Team
1) Pilot in Charge
2) Pressurized Ion Chamber
3) Prime Integration Contractor
Private Sector Communications Coordination
Line
Public Information, Education and Relations
Policies in Force
Public Interest Group
Personally Identifiable Information
Personal Identification Number
Personnel in Need of Supervision
Public Information Officer
Public Information Officer Type 1
Public Information Officer Type 2
Proposer Information Pamphlet
Pre-Incident Planning System
1) Post Implementation Review
2) Priority Intelligence Requirement
1) Personal Identity Verification
2) Post Indicating Valve
Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform
Act of 2006
Package
Public Key Infrastructure
1) Padlock
2) Preparedness Level
3) Public Law (also abbreviated as P.L.)
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and
Emergency Assistance Act (as amended)
Principal Legal Advisor
Pacific Logistics Center
Office of Policy
Principal Level Exercises
Passport Lookout Tracking System
[United States] Public Land Survey System
(See PIADC [Plum Island])
1) Postmaster
2) Post Meridiem
3) Program Manager
4) Project Monitor
President’s Management Agenda
Positive Memorable Customer Experience
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Presidential Management Fellows
1) Program Management Group
2) Program Monitoring Group
Performance Measurement Information System
Program Manager for the Information Sharing
Environment (Office of)
1) Program Management Office
2) Property Management Officer
1) Performance Monitoring Plan
2) Project Management Professional
PMRS
PMS
PMT
PMTL
PMU
PMWG
PN
PNE
PNG
PNNL
PNOV
PNP
PNR
PNV
PO
POA
POB
POC
POD
PODS
POE
POES
POETE
POETE/OPS
POGO
POI
POL
POLF
POLREP
POMSO
POP
POP-3
POR
POTS
POTUS
POTW
POV
PP
PP5
PPA
PPACA
PPAG
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1) Patient Movement Request
2) Physical Map Revision
Performance Management And Recognition
System
1) Payments Management System
2) Program Management System
Project Management Team
Protective Measures Target List
Property Management Unit
Performance Management Working Group
1) Part Number
2) Project Number
Peaceful Nuclear Explosion
Portable Network Graphics
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Preliminary Notice of Violation
Private Non-Profit
Passenger Name Record
Present Net Value
1) Personnel Office
2) Post Office
3) Preparedness Officer
4) Project Officer
5) Purchase Officer
6) Purchase Order
Point of Arrival
Place of Birth
Point of Contact
1) Point of Departure
2) Point of Distribution
Point of Distribution Sites
1) Point of Entry
2) Port of Entry
Polar-Orbiting Environmental Satellite
Plan, Organize, Equip, Train, Exercise
Planning, Organization, Equipment, Training,
Exercises, and Operations Support
Project on Government Waste
1) Plan of Instruction
2) Point of Instruction
3) Program of Instruction
Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants
Points of Light Foundation
Pollution Report
Plans, Operations, and Military Support Officer
Period Of Performance
Post Office Protocol (Version 3)
Point of Review
Plain Old Telephone Service
President of the United States
Public Owned Treatment Works
Personal/Privately Owned Vehicle
1) Pay Period
2) Personal Property
3) Personal Protection
Pilot Program Airports (San Francisco, Kansas
City, Rochester, Jackson Hole & Tupelo)
Performance Partnership Agreement
Performance Partnership Agreement
Cooperative Agreement
Proposed Public Affairs Guidance
PPB
PPBCP
PPBE
PPBES
PPBM
PPBS
PPC
PPCBP
PPD
PPDS
PPE
PPFRP
PPG
PPI
PPM
PPN
PPO
PPPA
PPQ
PPR
PPS
PR
PRA
PRB
PRC
PRD
PREPnet
PRER
PRIME POWER
PRISM
PRIV
PRND
PRNG
PRO
PROACT
PROC
PROFLOW
PROTECT
PRP
PRS
PRT
PS
PSA
1) Parts Per Billion
2) Plans, Programs and Budget
Professional Practices for Business Continuity
Professionals
Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution
Planning, Programming and Budgeting Execution System
Positive Passenger Baggage Match
Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System
Prevention and Preparedness Council
Prickly Pear Cactus Burning Program
Preparedness Programs Division (PREP)
Pre-Positioned Disaster Supplies
1) Pay Period Ending
2) Personal Protective Equipment
Prepared and Perishable Food Rescue Program
Program Planning Guidance
1) Port Partnership Initiative
2) Preliminary (or Pre-) Placement Interview
3) Progressive Policy Institute
1) Parts Per Million
2) Printer/Plotter Module
3) Program Performance Monitoring
Passport Number
Preferred Provider Organizations
Preparedness Policy, Planning, and Analysis
(Office of)
Plant Protection and Quarantine
1) Plans, Programs, & Requirements (Office of)
2) Prior Permission Required
Pre-Positioned Site
1) Positive Response (Exercise Series)
2) Public Relations
3) Purchase Request
1) Paperwork Reduction Act
2) Patient Reporting Activity
Procurement Review Board
1) Peoples Republic of China
2) Permanent Resident Card
3) Postal Rate Commission
4) Presidential Reserve Call-up
Personal Radiation Detection Device
National Preparedness Network
Peacetime Radiological Emergency Response
USACE Engineer Battalion
Performance and Registration Information
Systems Management
Privacy Office
Preventive Radiological/Nuclear Detection
Puerto Rico National Guard
Personnel Records On-Line
Protective and Response Options for Airport
Counter Terrorism
Procurement Unit Leader
Procedural Flow
Program for Response Options and Technology
Enhancements for Chemical/Biological Terrorism
1) Personnel Reliability Program
2) Preferred Risk Policy
Primary Receiving Site
Planning and Response Team
PSAMS
PSAPs
PSAT
PSB
PSC1
PSC2
PSCD
PSD
PSEAG
PSGP
psi
PSI
PSIA
PSIC
PSIG
PSMA
PSN
PSO
PSOB
PSOTP
PSR
PSRC
PSS
PST
PSTA
PSTN
PSU
PSWAC
PSWN
PT
PTA
PTB
PTBS
PTI
PTO
PTR
PTRC
PTSD
PTWC
PUCA
PUCD
PUD
PUDA
PUP
PUREX
PVA
PVC
PVCS
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Program Support
1) Patient Staging Area
2) Port Security Assessment
3) Protective Security Advisor
4) Public Service Announcement
Personnel Security Activity Management System
Public Safety Answering Points
Protective Security Assistance Teams
Planning Support Branch
Planning Section Chief Type 1
Planning Section Chief Type 2
Protective Security Coordination Division
1) Plastic Sphere Dispenser
2) Protective Security Division
Physical Security Equipment Action Group
Port Security Grant Program
pounds (of pressure) per square inch
Proliferation Security Initiative
Pounds per Square Inch Absolute
Public Safety Interoperable Communications
Pounds per Square Inch Gauge
Pre-Scripted Mission Assignment
Public Switched Network
Private Sector [Coordination] Office (PLCY/PSO)
Public Safety Officer Benefits
Protective Security Operations Training
Program
1) Personal Service Radio
2) Power Soft Report
Presidential Selected Reserve Call-up
Physical Security Specialist
Pacific Standard Time (GMT - 8)
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (Florida)
Public Switched Telephone Network
Port Security Unit
Public Safety Wireless Advisory Committee
Public Safety Wireless Network
1) Part-Time
2) Payload Transporter
1) Parent-Teachers Association
2) Privacy Threshold Analysis
Position Task Book
Position Task Books
Positive Threat Identification
Patent and Trademark Office
1) Pointer
2) Printer
3) Property Transfer Report
Personnel Time Recorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
Pueblo Chemical Activity
Pueblo Chemical Depot
Planned Unit Development
Pueblo Depot Activity
Principal User Processor
Plutonium Uranium Extraction
Port Vulnerability Assessment
Permanent Virtual Circuits
Polyton Version Configuration System
PVO
PVTSAC
PW
PWCS
PWD
PWG
PWR
PY
PZ
Q&A
Q3
QA
QA/QC
QAPP
QASP
QBE
QBO
QC
QD
QFR
QOP
QOS
QRB
QRC
QRP
QRS
QRT
QRU
QSI
QT
QTF
QTY
QUF6
R
R&D
R&R
R/h
RA
RAA
RAAC
RAAW
RAC
RAC AC
RACES
RACF
RAD
1) Private Voluntary Organization
2) Private Volunteer Organization
Private Sector Senior Advisory Committee
1) Project Worksheet
2) Public Works
Ports Waters & Coastal Security
1) Password
2) Persons with Disabilities
Practitioners Working Group
1) Power
2) Pressurized Water Reactor
Past Year
Precautionary Zone
Question and Answer
Quality Level 3; refers to a digital version
of a Flood Insurance Rate Map (note: Q3
Data refers to the flood zone information
represented on the map)
Quality Assurance
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Quality Assurance Project Plan
Quality Assurance Plan
Query by Example
Quasi-Biennial Oscillation
Quality Control
Quantity/Distance
1) Questions for the Record (affiliated with
OLA)
2) Questions for Review
Quality of Protection
Quality of Service
Quality Review Board
Quick Reaction Checklist
Quick Response Program
Quick Response System
Quick Response Team
Quick Response Unit
Quality Step Increase
Total Activity Released
Quantitative Temperature Forecast
Quantity
Uranium Hexafluoride Inventory
Roentgen
Research and Development
Response & Recovery
Roentgens per hour
1) Regional Administrator
2) Reimbursable Agreement
3) Resource Advisor
4) Risk Assessment
1) Radiological Accident Assessment
2) Regional Airline Association
3) Request for Allocation Advice
Radiological Accident Assessment Concepts
Request for Allocation Advice Worksheet
1) Reception and Care
2) Regional Assistance Committee
3) Remedial Action Coordinator
4) Risk Assessment Code
Regional Assistance Committee Advisory Council
Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services
Resource Access Control Facility
Rad/Nuc
Rad/NUc CTEC
RADCON
RADEF
RADIAC
RADID
RADLAB
RADNUC
RADO
RAFACS
RAIC
RAID
RAIO
RAM
RAMAC
RAMCAP
RAM-D
RAMOS
RAMP
RAMPID
RAMPREP
RAMT
RAMTAR
RAP
RAPID
RAPS
RAPTAD
RAR
RARE
RART
RASCAL
RASO
RASS
RAT
RAWG
RAWN
RAWS
RBAC
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1) Radiation-Absorbed Dose
2) Radiological
3) Resource Allocation Decision
Radiological/Nuclear
Radiological/Nuclear Countermeasures Test and
Evaluation Complex
Radiological Control (Team)
Radiological Defense
Radioactivity Detection, Indication and
Computation
Radar Information Display
Radiological Laboratory
Radiological/ Nuclear Enforcement
Radio Operator
Receipt and Alien File Accountability and
Control System (see NFTS)
Resident Agent in Charge
1) Rapid Assessment and Initial Detection
2) Redundant Array of Independent Disks
Refugee, Asylum & International Operations
(USCIS/RAIO)
1) Radiological/Radioactive Material
2) Random-Access Memory
3) Remedial Action Manager
Random Access Method Accounting Control
Risk Analysis and Management for Critical
Asset Protection
Risk Assessment Methodology for Dams
Remote Automated Meteorological Observing
System
1) Ramp Manager
2) Remedial Action Management Program
Remedial Action Management Program Issue
Database
Remedial Action Management Program Report
Radiological Assessment Medical Team
Radiological Material Transportation Accident
Response
1) Radiological Assistance Plan
2) Radiological Assistance Program
3) Remedial Action Project
4) Resource Allocation Plan
5) Risk Assessment Policy
1) Recovery Assistance Programs Information
and Delivery
2) Risk Assessment Process for Informed
Decision Making
Refugees, Asylum and Parole System (DHS
program, affiliated with USCIS)
Random Particle Transport And Diffusion
Regional Analysis and Recommendation
Roadless Area Review and Evaluation
Regional Assessment and Response Team
Radiological Assessment System for
Consequence Analysis
Radiological Affairs Support Office (US Navy)
Radio Acoustic Sounding System
Radiological Assistance Team
Rapid Assessment Work Group
Radar Wind Sounding
1) Remote Automated Weather Station
2) Remote Automated Weather System
Role-Based Access Control
RBCS
RC
RC&D
RCA
RCAC
RCBAP
RCC
RCDCB
RCDM
RCF
RCM
RCP
RCPG
RCPGP
RCRA
RCS
RCT
RCV
RD
RDB
RDBMS
RDC
RDCD
RDD
RDO
RDOS
RDP
RDPC
RDS
RDT
RDTE or RDT&E
RE
REA
REAC
REAC/TS
REACT
READI
REAL ID
REC
Rural Business Cooperative Service
1) Reception Center
2) Recovery Center
3) Red Cross (also ARC)
4) Reserve Component
Resource Conservation and Development
1) Radiological Control Area
2) Riparian Conservation Area
3) Rural Community Assistance
Red Cross Assistance Center
Residential Condominium Building Association
Policy
1) Reception and Congregate Care
2) Regional Climate Center
3) Rescue Coordination Center
Regional Civil Defense Coordinating Board
Receiving/Distribution Manager
Release Conversion Factor
Radar-Coded Message
1) Regional Contingency Plan
2) Regional Oil and Hazardous Substances
Pollution Contingency Plan
Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant
Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant
Program
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
1) Reports Control System
2) Reactor Coolant System
Response Coordination Team
Replacement Cost Value
1) Regional Director
2) Restricted Data
Resource Database
Relational Database Management System
Regional Disaster Coordinator
Rapidly Deployable Chemical Detection
Radiological Dispersion/Dispersal Device
1) Radiological Defense Officer
2) Regional Disaster Office
3) Regional Duty Officer
4) Regular Day Off
Real-Time Disk Operating System
Regional Delivery Program
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium
Remote Delivery Site
Rapid Deployment Team
Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation
Real Estate
1) Radioactive Emergency Area
2) Rural Electrification Administration
Radiation or Radiological Emergency Assistance
Center
1) Radiation Emergency Assistance Center В­
Training Site
2) Radiological Emergency Assistance Center Training Site
1) Radio Emergency Assistance Communications
Team
2) Radio Emergency Associated Communications
Team
Response to Emergencies and Disasters
Institute
Real Identification
RECA
RECAT
RECC
RECCWG
RECD
RECON
RECP
RECS
REDAM
REDCAP
REDI
REL
REM
REMS
REMT
RENC
REO
REOC
REP
REPLO
REPP
REPPM
REPS
RER
RERO
RERP
RERT
RESL
RESTAT
RET
RETCO
RETOPS
RETREP
REX
RF
RFA
RFC
RFD
RFI
RFID
RFO
RFP
RFQ
RFS
RFSI
RG
RGN
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1) Regional Emergency Coordinator
2) Regional Examination Center
Residual Capability Assessment
Residential Capability Assessment Team
Regional Emergency Communications
Coordinator
Regional Emergency Communications
Coordination Working Group
Rural Economic and Community Development
1) Reconnaissance
2) Reconsideration
Regional Emergency Communications Plan/
Planner
Radiological Emergency Communications System
Radiological Emergency Dose Assessment Model
Readiness and Capability Exercise
Regional Emergency Disaster Inventory
Recommended Exposure Limit
Roentgen Equivalent Man/Mammal
Remote Environmental Monitoring System
Regional Emergency Management Team
Regional Emergency Notification Center
Regional Environmental Officer
Regional Emergency Operations Center
1) Radiological Emergency Preparedness
2) Regional Evacuation Plan
3) Regional Evacuation Point
Regional Emergency Preparedness Liaison
Officer
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program
Manual
Remote EHU Property System
Record of Environmental Review
Radiological Emergency Response Operations
Radiological Emergency Response Plan
Radiological Emergency Response Team
Resource Unit Leader
Resources Status
1) Regional Emergency Transportation
2) Retardent
3) Retirement
Regional Emergency Transportation Coordinator
Radiological Emergency Team Operations
Regional Emergency Transportation
Representative
Readiness Exercise
Radio Frequency
Request for Federal Assistance
River Forecast Center
Rescue Floatation Device
1) Radio Frequency Interference
2) Request for Information
Radio Frequency Identification
1) Ready for Occupancy
2) Regional Field Office
Request for Proposal
Request for Quote
Request for Service
Residential Fire Safety Institute
Review Guide
Region
RHA
RHAVE
RHS
RI
RIA
RIAT
RIC
RICCS
RICO
RICT
RIF
RIID
RIJAN
RIO
RIP
RIS
RISC
RISS or RISSNET
RIT
RITF
RKB
RL
RLE
RLP
RLS
RLTG
RM
RMA
RMAT
RMD
RMEC
RMG
RMI
RMM
RMNCS
RMRIWFCG
RMS
RMSE
RMSI
RMT
RMTN
RMTO
RN
RNA
RNAT
RNCSAA
1) Reduced Hazard Ammunition
2) Regional Health Administrator
3) Rural Housing Agency
Risk Hazard and Value Evaluation Program
Rural Housing Service
1) Registration Intake
2) Remedial Investigation
Requiring Immediate Action
Rapid Impact Assessment Team
Recovery Information Center
Regional Incident Communication and
Coordination System
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization
Regional Incident Coordination Team
Reduction in Force
Radiation Isotope Identifier Device (also known
as Radioisotope Identification; or Radio-isotope
identification detectors)
Regional Information Joint Awareness Network
Regional Investment Officer
Routing Information Protocol
Regulatory Issue Summary
Regional Interagency/Interoffice Steering
Committee
Regional Information Sharing System
Rapid Intervention Team (Fire/Rescue)
Rapid Intervention Task Force (Fire/Rescue)
Responder Knowledge Base
1) Recording level
2) Repetitive Loss
Run Length Encoding
Repetitive Loss Property
Registered Land Surveyor
Repetitive Loss Target Group
1) Radiological Monitor
2) Records Management
3) Resource Manager
4) Risk Management
1) Risk Management Agency
2) Risk Management and Analysis, Office of
(NPPD/RMA)
Risk Management Assessment Tool
Risk Management Division
Regional Military Emergency Coordinator
Resource Management Group
Republic of the Marshall Islands
River Mile Marker
Regional Manager National Communications
System
Rocky Mountain Regional Interagency Wildland
Fire Communications Group
Root Mean Square
Root Mean Square Error
Regional Maritime Security Initiative (DHS
program, affiliated with USCG)
Radiological Monitoring Team
Regional Meteorological Telecommunications
Network
Resources Management Transformation Office
Registered Nurse
Rapid Needs Assessment
Rapid Needs Assessment Team
RNCTEC
RNMCB
RO
ROB
ROBCAT
ROD
ROE
ROI
ROM
RON
ROR
RORO
ROS
ROSS
ROST
ROTHR
ROWPU
RP
RPA
RPBP
RPG
RPH
RPM
RPO
RPOC
RPP
RPPO
RPS
RPT
RPV
RQ
RR
RRAC
RRB
RRCC
RRF
RRIS
RRP
RRR
RRRV
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Radiological & Nuclear Countermeasure System
Architectures Analysis
Radiological/Nuclear Counter-measures Test &
Evaluation Complex
Reserve Naval Mobile Construction Battalion
1) Radiological Officer
2) Read Only
3) Receive-Only
4) Regional Office
5) Reports Officer
6) Responsible Officer
Regional Office Building
Rules of Behavior and Computer Awareness
Training
Record of Decision
1) Right Of Entry
2) Rules of Engagement
Report of Investigation (affiliated with ICE,
DNDO)
Read-Only Memory
Remain Overnight
Released on their Own Recognizance
Roll On/Roll-Off
Response Operating System
Resource Ordering and Status System
1) Regional Office Support Team
2) Regional Operations Support Team
Relocateable Over the Horizon Radar
Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit
Real Property
1) Regional Planning Agent
2) Request for Public Assistance
3) Resources Planning Act
Reduced Pressure Backflow Preventer
Response Planning Guide
Resource Priority Header
1) Radiological Portal Monitor
2) Remedial Project Manager
3) Revolutions per Minute
Regional Project Officer
Regional Point of Contact
Radiological Pilot Project
Radiological Pilot Program Office (DHS
program, affiliated with DNDO)
Radiological Protection System
1) Radiation Protection Technician
2) Report
Remotely Piloted Vehicle (affiliated with CBP,
ICE, EPR)
Reportable Quantity
1) Railroad
2) Response & Recovery (also R&R)
3) Rest and Relaxation
4) Rural Route
Regional Radiological Assistance Committee
Railroad Retirement Board
Regional Response Coordination Center (replacing ROC)
Regional Response Force
Rapid Response Information System
Regional Response Plan
Readiness, Response and Recovery
Regional Rapid Response Vehicle
RRT
RRWG
RS
RSAT
RSC
RSD
RSI
RSL
RSO
RSOI
RSP
RSPA
RSS
RSSC
RST
RSTA
RSU
RSVP
RT
RTAP
RTC
RTF
RTF-E
RTF-W
RTI
RTK
RTM
RTS
RTSWG
RTT
RUL
RUS
RVAC
RVSS
RVT
RWA
RWP
RWS
RX
RXB1
RXB2
RXB3
RXCM
RXI1
RXI2
RXM1
RXM2
RXPL
S number
S&E
S&L
1) Radiological Response Team
2) Regional Response Team
Reward and Recognition Working Group
1) Regional Summary
2) Relay System
3) Remote Sensing
4) Response Support
Risk Self Assessment Tool (formerly VISAT)
Remote Sensing Coordinator
Remote Sensing Data
Repetitive Stress Injury
Recommended Standard List
Radiation Safety Officer
Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and
Integration
1) Regular Services Program
2) Render Safe Procedures
Research and Special Programs Administration
1) Really Simple Syndication
2) Remote Storage Site
Remote Sensing Support Coordinator
1) Reference Standard Time
2) Regional Support Team
3) Remote Sensing Team
4) Render Safe Team
Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target
Acquisitions
1) Response Support Unit
2) Reunification Services Unit
Retired Senior Volunteer Program
1) Registered Traveler
2) Resource Tracker
3) Resource Tracking
1) Rapid Technology Application Program
2) Real-Time Analytical Platform
Road to Crisis
1) Responder/Response Task Force
2) Rich Text Format
Response Task Force - East
Response Task Force - West
Regional Technology Integration
Real Time Kinematic
Regional Training Manager
Regional Transit System
Regional Transit Security Working Group
Regional Transition Team
Resource Unit Leader
Rural Utilities Service
Regional Visual Analytics Center
Remote Video Surveillance Systems
Remote Video Terminal
Reimbursable Work Authorization
Regional Work Plan
Revised Work Schedule
1) Prescribed (fire)
2) Prescription (medical)
3) Reactor
Prescribed Fire Burn Boss 1
Prescribed Fire Burn Boss 2
Prescribed Fire Burn Boss 3
Prescribed Fire Crew Member
Ignition Specialist Type 1
S&T
S-60
SA
SAA
SAAM
SAAR
SAAT
SABA
SABT
SAC
SACS
SAD
SAE
SAFE
SAFE TEA
SAFECOM
SAFER
SAFETY ACT
SAFTI
SAG
SAIC
SAIL
SAL
SALEMDUG
SAM
SAME
SAMHSA
SAML
SAMP
SAN
SANS
SAO
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Ignition Specialist Type 2
Prescribed Fire Manager Type 1
Prescribed Fire Manager Type 2
Prescribed Fire Planner
Supply number
Salaries and Expenses
1) Savings and Loan
2) State and Local
Science and Technology
DOT Office of Intelligence Security
1) Special Agent
2) State Agency
3) Support Agency
State Administrative Agency
Special Airlift Assignment Mission
Secretary's After Action Report
Standardized Awareness Authorized Trainer
Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus
Special Agent Bomb Technician
1) Special Agency in Charge
2) Special Agent in Charge (affiliated with ICE,
FEMA, FBI)
Secure Access Control System
Southern Area District
1) Site Area Emergency
2) Stafford Act Employee (also DAE)
1) Screening Applied Fairly and Equitably
2) Secure Against Fires and Embers
3) Secure All-around Flotation Equipped
4) Security and Accountability for Every Port
Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient
Transportation Equity Act
1) Safe Community
2) Safety Communique
Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency
Response
Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective
Technologies Act of 2002
Secure and Facilitated International Travel
Initiative
Senior Advisory Group
Special Agent in Charge (USSS)
Secure Automobile Inspection Lanes
Salvation Army
State and Local Emergency Managers Data
Users Group
1) Station for Atmospheric Measurements
2) Surface to Air Missile (affiliated with TSA)
Specific Area Message Encoding
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration
Security Assertion Markup Language
Special Area Management Plan
Storage Area Network
1) Ship Arrival Notification System
2) SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security (SANS
Institute)
1) Security Advisory Opinion (DHS program,
affiliated with USCIS, CBP)
2) State Approving Officer (affiliated with FEMA)
3) State Approving Official (affiliated with
FEMA)
SAP
SAR
SARA
SARDA
SAREX
SARS
SARSAT
SART
SAS
SASS
SAST
SAT
SATCOM
SATERN
SATO
SAV
SAVE
SAVER
SAVI
SBA
SBACC
SBC
SBCCOM
SBD
SBDC
SBI
SBINET
SBIR
SBL
SBOL
S-BOSS
SBU
SC
SCADA
SCAT
SCATANA
SCBA
SCC
1) Special Access Program
2) State Action Plan
3) State Administrative Plan
1) Safety Analysis Report
2) Sector Annual Reports
3) Search and Rescue
4) Special Access Required
5) Suspicious Activity Report
6) Synthetic Aperture Radar
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization
Act
State Airborne Reconnaissance for Damage
Assessment
Search and Rescue Exercise
1) Security Activities Reporting System
2) Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking
State Animal Response Team
1) Scientific Analysis Section
2) Secondary Antenna System
Student Administration and Scheduling System
Scientific Assessment and Strategy Team
1) Satellite
2) Search Augmentation Team
3) Simplified Acquisition Threshold
Satellite Communications
Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio
Network
Scheduled Airline Ticket Office
1) Site Assistance Visit (affiliated with NPPD/IP,
FEMA, NPPD/RMA)
2) Staff Assistance Visit
Systematic Alien Verification Entitlements
1) Systems Assessment and Validation for
Emergency Responders
2) Systems Assessments Validation and
Equipment Response
Suspect and Violator Indices
1) Shared Border Accord
2) Small Business Administration
Shared Border Accord Coordination Committee
Southern Baptist Convention
Soldier and Biological Chemical Command (U.S.
Army)
1) Smart Border Declaration
2) Strategic Policy and Budget Division (S&T/
SBD)
Small Business Development Center
1) Secure Border Initiative
2) Special Background Investigation
Secure Border Initiative Network
Small Business Innovation Research
Straight Bill of Lading (also SBOL)
Straight Bill of Lading
Scenario-Based Orientation for Senior Staff
Sensitive But Unclassified
1) Section Chief
2) Study Contractor
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
1) Security Control of Air Traffic
2) Space Coast Area Transit (Florida)
Security Control of Air Traffic and Air
Navigation Aids
SCD
SCEC
SCEPC
SCG
SCI
SCIC
SCIF
SCIP
SCM
SCO
SCOTUS
SCP
SCR
SCRAG
SCRR
SCS
SCSEP
SCSN
SCUB
SD
SD&D
SDA
SDD
SDF
SDK
SDLO
SDM
SDO
SDP
SDSFIE
SDTS
SDUSM
SDVOSB
SDWIS
SEAR
SEAT
SEB
SEC
SEC1
SEC2
SECARMY
SECC
SECDEF
SECDHS
SECG
SECHHS
58
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
1) Secretary's Command Center
2) Sector Coordinating Council
Service Computation Date
Southern California Earthquake Center
Senior Civil Emergency Planning Committee
(NATO)
Security Classification Guide
Sensitive Compartmented Information
Software Control Integration Center
Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility
Statewide Communications Interoperability
Plan/Planning
Survivable Crisis Management
1) Screening Coordination Office (PLCY/SCO)
2) State Coordinating Officer
Supreme Court of the United States
Security Control Point
Software (or System) Change Request
Senior Civilian Representative of the Attorney
General
Special Conversion Recommendation Report
Soil and Conservation Service
Senior Citizen Service Employment Program
Southern California Seismic Network
Scuba Diver
1) Security Directive
2) Static Data
System Development and Demonstration
Seventh Day Adventist
Software Development Division
Special Direct Facility
Software Development Kit
1) Senior Disaster Logistics Officer
2) Senior Disaster Logistics Official
Scenario Development Message
1) Staff Duty Officer
2) Standards Development Organization
1) Secretarial Development Program
2) Service Delivery Point
Spatial Data Standard for Facilities,
Infrastructure, and Environment
1) Spatial Data Transfer Standard
2) Spatial Data Transfer System
Special Deputy U. S. Marshall
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
Safe Drinking Water Information System
Special Events Assessment Rating
Single Engine Airtankers
Staphylococcus Enterotoxin type B
1) Secretary, Office of the
2) Securities and Exchange Commission
Security Specialist Level 1
Security Specialist Level 2
Secretary of the Army
State Emergency Coordination Center
Secretary, Department of Defense
Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Security Guard (not LE)
Secretary, Department of Health and Human
Services
SECLAN
SECM
SECURE
SED
SEI
SEL
SELS
SEM
SEMA
SEMO
SEMS
SENTINEL
SENTRI
SEO
SEOC
SEP
SEPLO
SERC
SERF
SERFC
SERL
SERL I
SERL II
SERL III
SERL IV
SERRI
SERT
SES
SES CDP
SET
SETCP
SEUS
SEVIS
SEVP
SF
SFAR
SFHA
SFI
SFIP
SFLEO
SFO
SFP
SFPE
SFSO
SG
SGE
SGML
SGTP
SGTR
SGTS
SHA
SHARE
SHARES
Secure Local Area Network
Security Manager
Strategic Communications Resources Effort
1) Shippers Export Declaration
2) Systems Engineering and Development
Software Engineering Institute
Standardized Equipment List
Severe Local Storms
Seattle Emergency Management
State Emergency Management Agency
State Emergency Management Office
Standardized Emergency Management System
Securing the Nation through Infrastructure
Enhancements Locally
Secure Electronic Network for Traveler's Rapid
Inspection
Senior Energy Official
1) Simulated Emergency Operations Center
2) State Emergency Operations Center
State Emergency Plan
State Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer
State Emergency Response Commission
Standard Exercise Report Form/Format
Southeast River Forecast Center (NWS)
Special Events Readiness Level (see below)
Unique event requiring full support of US
Government
Primary event requiring local resource
augmentation and limited predeployment of US
Government assets
Secondary event requiring limited local
resource augmentation and limited
predeployment of US Government assets
Minor event generally requiring no US
Government asset support
Southeast Region Research Initiative
1) Secretary's Emergency Response Team
2) State Emergency Response Team (DHS
program, affiliated with FEMA, NPPD/IGP)
Senior Executive Service
Senior Executive Service Candidate Development
Program
Source Evaluation Team
Southeast Transportation Corridor Pilot
Snow Estimation and Updating System
Student and Exchange Visitor Information
System
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
1) Security Forces
2) Special Facility
3) Special Forces
4) Standard Form
Special Federal Aviation Regulation
Special Flood Hazard Area
Secure Freight Initiative
Standard Flood Insurance Policy
1) Senior Federal Law Enforcement Officer
2) Senior Federal Law Enforcement Official
1) Senior Federal Official
2) Senior FEMA Official
3) State Field Office
4) State Field Officer
SHCP
SHIELD
SHIRA
SHMO
SHMP
SHO
SHPO
SHSAS
SHSEEP
SHSGP
SHSI
SHSP
SHSS
SIA
SIAM
SICCL
SICG
SID
SIDA
SIEC
SIED
SIES
SIF
SIGINT
SIGMET
SII
SIIA
SIMBAD
SIMCELL
SIMCEN
SIO
SIOC
SIOP
SIP
SIPRNET
SIRIXS
59
Supplementary Feeding Program
Society of Fire Protection Engineers
Senior Financial Services Officer
Surgeon General
Special Government Employee
Standard Generalized Markup Language
Society of Government Travel Professionals
Steam Generator Tube Rupture
Standard Gas Treatment System
Secure Hash Algorithm
Safety, Health, and Return-to-Employment
Shared Resource (NCS high frequency radio
network)
Strategic Human Capital Plan
Strategic Hazards Identification Evaluation for
Leadership Decisions
Strategic Homeland Infrastructure Risk
Assessment
State Hazard Mitigation Officer
State Hazard Mitigation Program
1) Safety and Health Official
2) State Health Officer
State Historic Preservation Office
State Homeland Security Assessment and
Strategy
State Homeland Security Exercise and
Evaluation Program
State Homeland Security Grant Program
Sensitive Homeland Security Information
State Homeland Security Program
State Homeland Security Strategy
Special Interest Alien
Structure Ignition Assessment Model
State Incident Communications Coordination
Line
Senior Interagency Coordination Group
1) Station Identifier
2) System Identifier
Security Identification Display Area
State Interoperability Executive Committee
Special Improvised Explosive Device
Strategic Industries and Economic Security,
Office of
Standard Interchange Format
Signals Intelligence
Significant Meteorological Information
Security/Suitability Investigations Index
Software and Information Industry Association
Sensor Integration and Modeling for Biological
Agent Detection
Simulation Cell
(National Exercise) Simulation Center
Senior Infrastructure Officer
1) Strategic Information and Operations Center
2) Strategic Intelligence and Operations Center
Single Integrated Operational Plan
1) Session-Initiation Protocol (NGN)
2) Shelter-In-Place
3) Streamlined Inspection Program
Secret Internet Protocol Router Network
Secure Infrastructure for Rapid Information
Exchange Solution
SIT
SIT REPORT
SITL
SITMAN
SITREP
SITROOM
SITSTAT
SL
SL&T
SLA
SLAR
SLBM
SLC
SLE
Sleeping Dragon
SLEP
SLFC
SLG
SLGCP
SLLE
SLM
SLO
SLOSH
SLP
SLPA
SLRFC
SLSAC
SLUDGEM
SM
SMAC
SMB
SMC
SMCC
SME
SME PED
SMG
SMHA
SMI
S-MIME
SMMA
SMO
SMP
SMS
SMSA
SMSD
SMTP
SMU
SMURC
SN
SNA
SNJTK
SNL
SNM
SNMP
SNOMED
SNPRM
Situation Reporting System
Interagency Management Situation Report
(summary of nationwide fire statistics)
Situation Unit Leader
Situation Manual
Situation Report
Situation Room
Situation Status
Senior-Level
State, local, and Tribal (NRF, ESF 13 Annex)
1) Service Level Agreement
2) State and Local Assistance
Side-Looking Airborne Radar
Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
1) Salt Lake City
2) Subscriber Line Carrier
State and Local Exercise
Term used to identify a barrier of protesters
who have linked themselves to one another
State and Local Exercise Program
State and Local Fusion Center
State and Local Guide
State and Local Government Coordination &
Preparedness, Office of (now NPPD/IGP)
State and Local Law Enforcement, Office for
(PLCY/SLLE)
Sound Level Meter
State Liaison Officer
Sea, Lake and Overland Surges from Hurricanes
State & Local Program
Sea Level Pressure Anomaly
State, Local and Regional Fusion Center
State and Local Officials Senior Advisory
Committee
Salivation, Lacrimation, Urination, Defecation,
Gastric Distress, Emesis and Miosis
1) Shelter Management
2) Student Manual
State Mapping Advisory Committee
Secretary's Morning Brief
Specialty/Specialized Management Center
System Management Control Center
Subject Matter Expert
Secure Mobile Environment Portable Electronic
Device
Specialty Management Group
State Mental Health Agency
1) Safety Management Institute
2) Smithsonian Institute
Secure MIME
Standard Mitigation Measures Agreement
See OCSO
State Mitigation Plan
1) Short Message Service
2) Software Management System
Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area
State-Managed Small Disaster
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
1) Shelter Management Unit
2) Special Mission Unit (affiliated with FEMA)
Satellite Mobile US&R Resupply Cache
SNS
SNSEE
SNWDI
SO
SOA
SOAP
SOB
SOC
SOCA
SOCMA
SOE
SOF
SOF1
SOF2
SOFA
SOFR
SOG
SOI
SOIC
SOLAS
SOLGEN
SOLIC
SOLRAD
SOMA
SON
SONAR
SONET
SONS
SOO
SOP
SOPEP
SOR
SORDS
SORN
SOS
SOSC
SOUTHCOM
SOW
SP
SPAWAR
SPC
SPCA
SPD
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Serial Number
Survivable Network Analysis
Special Needs Jurisdiction Tool Kit
Sandia National Laboratory
Special/Specific Nuclear Material
Simple Network Management Protocol
Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine
Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
[see also ANPRM and NPRM]
Strategic National Stockpile
School for National Security Executive
Education (NDU)
Critical Nuclear Weapon Design Information
1) Safety Officer
2) Sheriff’s Office
Service Oriented Architecture
Simple Object Access Protocol
Souls On Board
1) Statement of Concern
2) Security Operations Center
3) State Operations Center
Seed Key-ONLY COMSEC Account
Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers
Association
1) Senior Officials Exercise
2) Summary of Expenses
Special Operations Forces
Safety Officer Type 1
Safety Officer Type 2
Status of Forces Agreement
Safety Officer, Line
1) Seat of Government
2) Standard Operating Guideline
Southern Oscillation Index
Senior Official of the Intelligence Community
Safety of Life at Sea
Solicitor General
Special Operations-Low Intensity Conflict
Solar Radiation
Summary of Map Actions
Statement of Need
Sound Navigation and Ranging
Synchronous Optical Network
Spill of National Significance
Statement of Objective
1) Safe Operating Procedure
2) Standard/Standing Operating Procedure
Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan
Statement of Requirements
Stand-Off Radiation Detection System
System of Record Notice
Status of Studies
State On-Scene Coordinator
United States Southern Command
Statement of Work
Single Pedestal
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center
Storm Prediction Center
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Special Programs Division (S&T/SPD)
SPE
SPEGL
SPEN
SPG
SPII
SPIRIT
SPL
SPLASH
SPM
SPOC
SPOD
SPOE
SPOT
SPOTREP
SPP
SPR
SPRB
SPRL
SPSCIF
SPUL
SQL
SRA
SRC
SRD
SRF
SRFC
SRFX
SRM
SRSC
SRT
SRV
SRWG
SSA
SSAA
SSAN
SSAS
SSB
SSBI
SSC
SSCJ
SSD
SSE
SSFSD
SSG
SSHS
SSI
SSL
SSN
SSO
SSP
1) Skill Performance Evaluation
2) Strategic Planning and Evaluation
Short-term Public Emergency Guidance Level
State Police Emergency Network
1) Senior Policy Group
2) Strategic Planning Guide
Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information
Security, Planning, and Integrated Resources
for Information Technology
Single Pedestal Left
Special Program to List the Amplitude of Surge
from Hurricanes
System Programming and Maintenance
1) Single Point of Contact
2) Staffing Point of Contact
Seaport of Debarkation
Seaport of Embarkation
1) Satellite Positioning and Tracking
2) Screening of Passengers by Observation
Techniques
3) Systeme Probatoire d’Observation de la
Terre (French satellite system)
Spot Report
1) Screening Partnership Program
2) Secure Passage Program
3) Security and Prosperity Partnership
1) Single Pedestal Right
2) Special Problem Report
3) State Preparedness Report
4) Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Senior Performance Review Board
Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory
Semi-Permanent Sensitive Compartmented
Information Facility
Supply Unit Leader
Structured Query Language
1) Safe Refuge Area
2) Society for Risk Analysis
Source
Self-Reading Dosimeter
Service Response Force
Service Response Force Commander
Service Response Force Exercise
Service Reference Model
Strategic Review Steering Committee
Search Rescue Team
Safety Relief Value
Site Remediation Working Group
1) Sector-Specific Agency
2) Self Storage Association
3) Senior State Advisor
4) Social Security Administration
5) Survivable Systems Analysis
System Security Authorization Agreement
Social Security Account Number
Strategic Sourcing and Acquisition Systems
Single Side Band
Single-Scope Background Investigation
1) Scientific Support Coordinator
2) Senior Site Controller
3) Strategic Storage Center
San Diego Sector Command Center Joint
Systems Support Division
Safe Shutdown Earthquake
Secret Service Forensic Sciences Division
Strategic Sourcing Group
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
Supplemental Security Income
Secure Socket Layer
Social Security Number
Special Security Officer
1) Sector-Specific Plan
2) Species Survival Plan
Special Security Representative (MD 11039)
SSR
1) Selective Service System
SSS
2) Small Structure Survey
Slow Speed Satellite Communicator
SS-SATCOM
State Support Service Element
SSSE
1) Safe Secure Transport
SST
2) Sea-Surface Temperature
3) Shelter Survey Technician
4) Super-Sonic Transport
Surface Transportation Information Sharing and
ST ISAC
Analysis Center
Special Temporary Authority
STA
STAFFORD ACT - OUTLINE
TITLES and SECTION NUMBERS
(42 U.S.C. counterpart number in parenthesis)
Findings, Declarations, and Definitions
TITLE I
Findings and Declarations
101 (В§ 5121)
Definitions
102 (В§ 5122)
Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation Assistance
TITLE II
Federal and State Disaster Preparedness
201 (В§ 5131)
Programs
Disaster Warnings
202 (В§ 5132)
Predisaster Hazard Mitigation
203 (В§ 5133)
Interagency Task Force
204 (В§ 5134)
Major Disaster and Emergency Assistance
TITLE III
Administration
Waiver of Administrative Conditions
301 (В§ 5141)
Coordinating Officers
302 (В§ 5143)
Emergency Support Teams
303 (В§ 5144)
Reimbursement
304 (В§ 5147)
Non-liability of Federal Government
305 (В§ 5148)
Performance of Services
306 (В§ 5149)
Use of Local Firms and Individuals
307 (В§ 5150)
Nondiscrimination in Disaster Assistance
308 (В§ 5151)
Use and Coordination of Relief Organizations
309 (В§ 5152)
Priority for Public Housing
310 (В§ 5153)
Insurance
311 (В§ 5154)
Duplication of Benefits
312 (В§ 5155)
Standards and Reviews
313 (В§ 5156)
Penalties
314 (В§ 5157)
Availability of Materials
315 (В§ 5158)
Protection of Environment
316 (В§ 5159)
Recovery of Assistance
317 (В§ 5160)
Audits and Investigations
318 (В§ 5161)
Advance of Non-Federal Share
319 (В§ 5162)
Limitation on Use of Sliding Scales
320 (В§ 5163)
Rules and Regulations
321 (В§ 5164)
Mitigation Planning
322 (В§ 5165)
Minimum Standards for Public and Private
323 (В§ 5165a)
Structures
Management Costs
324 (В§ 5165b)
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325 (В§ 5165c)
TITLE IV
401 (В§ 5170)
402 (В§ 5170a)
403 (В§ 5170b)
404 (В§ 5170c)
405 (В§ 5171)
406 (В§ 5172)
407 (В§ 5173)
408 (В§ 5174)
410 (В§ 5177)
412 (В§ 5179)
413 (В§ 5180)
414 (В§ 5181)
415 (В§ 5182)
416 (В§ 5183)
417 (В§ 5184)
418 (В§ 5185)
419 (В§ 5186)
420 (В§ 5187)
421 (В§ 5188)
422 (В§ 5189)
423 (В§ 5189a)
424 (В§ 5189b)
TITLE V
501 (В§ 5191)
502 (В§ 5192)
503 (В§ 5193)
TITLE VI
601 (В§ 5195)
602 (В§ 5195a)
603 (В§ 5195b)
611 (В§ 5196)
612 (В§ 5196a)
613 (В§ 5196b)
614 (В§ 5196c)
615 (В§ 5196d)
621 (В§ 5197)
622 (В§ 5197a)
623 (В§ 5197b)
624 (В§ 5197c)
625 (В§ 5197d)
626 (В§ 5197e)
627 (В§ 5197f)
628 (В§ 5197g)
TITLE VII
701 (В§ 5201)
705 (В§ 5205)
STAC
STAM
STAR
Public Notice, Comment and Consultation
Requirements
Major Disaster Assistance Programs
Procedure for Declaration
General Federal Assistance
Essential Assistance
Hazard Mitigation
Federal Facilities
Repair, Restoration and Replacement of
Damaged Facilities
Debris Removal
Federal Assistance to Individuals and
Households
Unemployment Benefit Assistance
Food Coupons and Distribution
Food Commodities
Relocation Assistance
Legal Services
Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training
Community Disaster Loans
Emergency Communications
Emergency Public Transportation
Fire Management Assistance
Timber Sale Contracts
Simplified Procedure
Appeals of Assistance Decisions
Date of Eligibility; Expenses Incurred Before
Date of Disaster
Emergency Assistance Programs
Procedure for Declaration
Federal Emergency Assistance
Amount of Assistance
Emergency Preparedness
Declaration of Policy
Definitions
Administration of Title
Detailed Functions of Administration
Mutual Aid Pacts Between States and
Neighboring Countries
Contributions for Personnel and Administrative
Expenses
Requirement for State Matching Funds for
Construction of Emergency Operating Centers
Use of Funds to Prepare for and Respond to
Hazards
Administrative Authority
Security Regulations
Use of Existing Facilities
Annual Report to Congress
Applicability of Title
Authorization of Appropriations and Transfers
of Funds
Relation to Atomic Energy Act of 1954
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Authority to Prescribe Rules and Accept Gifts
Authority to Prescribe Rules and Accept Gifts
Disaster Grant Closeout Procedures
Science and Technology Advisory Committee
Staging Area Manager
STARC
STARS
START
STARTEAM
STARTEX
STATEX
STATREP
STB
STC
STCC
STCR
STCW
STDO
ST-DOSE
STDZ
STE
STEL
STEM
STEN
STEP
STL
STLM
STO
STOC
STOLS
STOP
STP
STPS
STQ
STR
STRATCOM
STSC
STU
STUDS
STU-III
STU-IV
SUA
SUBD
SUI
SUL
SUM
SUMA
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1) Science to Achieve Results
2) Science-based Threat Analysis and Response
Program
3) Strategic Threat and Action Report
4) Studies, Training, Analysis and Research
State Area Command
Standard Terminal Automation Replacement
System
1) Scientific and Technical Advisory and
Response Team
2) Scientific and Technical Analysis and
Response Team
3) Security Through Advanced Research &
Technology
4) Superfund Technical Assessment and
Response Team
Specialized Target Area Registration Team
Start of Exercise
Statutory Exclusion
Status Report
Surface Transportation Board
1) Satellite Teleregistration Center
2) Secure the Cities
3) State Coordinator
Standard Transportation Commodity Code
Strike Team Leader Crew
Standards of Training, Certification and
Watchkeeping [for Seafarers]
Security Technology Deployment Office
Source Term to Dose
Strike Team Leader Dozer
Secure Telephone/Terminal Equipment
Short-Term Exposure Limit
Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics
Strike Team Leader Engine
1) Security Training Exercise Program
2) State Tribal Education Program
Strike team leader
Strike Team Leader Military
Special Technical Operations
Sniper Tactical Operations Center
System to Locate Survivors
Strategy for Targeting Organized Piracy
Standard Temperature and Pressure
Structural Protection Specialist
Screening Threshold Quantities
Suspicious Transaction Report
Strategic Command
Student and Schools System
1) Satellite Transmission Unit
2) Secure Telephone Unit
Small Tactical Ubiquitous Detection Sensors
Secure Telephone Unit – Third Generation
Secure Telephone Unit – Fourth Generation
1) Specified Unlawful Activities
2) Special Use Airspace
Support Branch Director
Sensitive Unclassified Information
Situation Unit Leader
Software User’s Manual
Supply Management
SUPREPS
SUPSALV
SUV
SVBD
svc
SVC
SVIS
SVOS
SVSS
SVTC
SVTS
SW
SWAT
SWC
SWEL
SWFL
SWG
SWGDE
SWGFACT
SWIS
SWO
SWP
SWS
SWSA
T&A
T&C
T&E
T&EPW
T2
TA
TAC
TACACS
TACC
TAC-DESK
TACEX
TACLET
TACON
TAC-SMC
TAD
TADS
TAES
TAFA
TAFIM
TAFT
TAG
TAI
TAIS
TAOS
TAP
TAPS
TAR
TARP
TARS
Supplemental Reports Created by OIC
Supervisor of Salvage
Sport Utility Vehicle
Service Branch Director
service
Switched Virtual Circuits
Secure Video System
Secure Voice System
Small Vessel Security Strategy
Secure Video Teleconference
Secure Video Teleconferencing System
1) Software
2) Soil and Water
Special Weapons and Tactics/Training
Severe Weather Center
Stillwater Flood Elevation
Stillwater Flood Level
1) Scenario Working Group
2) Security Working Group
Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence
Scientific Working Group for Forensic Analysis
of Chemical Terrorism/Threats
Satellite Weather Information System
Senior Watch Officer
1) State Warning Point
2) State Weekends Program
Severe Weather Statement
Semantic Web Services Architecture
Time and Attendance
Time and Cost
1) Test and Evaluation
2) Threatened and Endangered
Training and Exercise Planning Workshop
Top Officials Exercise/TOPOFF 2
1) Table of Allowances
2) Technical Assistance
3) Time and Attendance
4) Travel Authorization
1) Technical Advisory Committee
2) Technical Assistance Contractor
Terminal Access Controller Access Control
System
Training Academy Charter Committee
Tactical Desk
Tactical Exercise
Tactical Law Enforcement Team
Tactical Control
Tactical Specialized Management Center
Technical Assistance Division
1) Threat Assessment Database System
2) Training Aids for Dam Safety
Tactical Aero-medical Evacuation System
Terrorism and Foreign Assassination
Technical Architecture Framework for
Information Management
Test, Analyze, Fix and Test
1) Technology & Architecture Group
2) The Adjutant General
3) Threat Advisory Group
TSA Approved Instructor
Telecommunications and Automated Information
Systems
TAT
TAV
TAVISS
TBA
TBD
TBM
TBP
TBR
TC
T-CAR
TCC
TCD
TCL
TCO
TCOP
TCP
TCR
TCS
TCU
TCV
TDC
TDD
TDFM
TDI
TDIS
TDO
TDS
TDY
TEAM-CPR
TECS
TED
TEDE
TEEM
TEEX
TEI
TEL
TELL
TELNET
TEMA
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The Arbiter of Storms
Task Analysis Plan
Trans-Alaska Pipeline System
Tone-Alert Radio
Troubled Asset Relief Program
1) Tethered Aerostat Radar System
2) Tone-Alert Radios
Technical Assistance Team
1) Technical Asistance Visit (DPETAP/NDPC)
2) Total Asset Visibility
Targeted Violence Information Sharing System
1) Thyroid Blocking Agent (see KI)
2) To be Announced
To be Determined
Temporary Bench Mark
To be Published
Travel Business Roundtable
Technical Committee
Tribal Capability Assessment for Readiness
1) Tele-Communications Center
2) Telephone Contact Center
3) Traffic Control Center
4) Transportable Communications Center
5) TSA Telephone Contact Center
Tropical Cyclone Discussion
Target Capabilities List
Territorial Coordinating Officer
Tactical Common Operating Picture
1) Tele-Communications Priorities
2) Traffic Control Point
3) Transmission Control Protocol
Total Case Rate
1) Tactical Control System
2) (Standard Flood Hazard) Tracking and
Correspondence System
1) Threat Containment Unit
2) Transportation Coordination Unit
3) Tribal Colleges and Universities
Total Containment Vessel
1) Theater Deployable Communications
2) Travel Document Checker
Telecommunications or Teletype Device for the
Deaf
Traffic Demand Forecast Model
Tactical Display Interface
Travel Document Issuance System
Typhoon Duty Officer
Time, Distance and Shielding
Temporary Duty
Thermal, Etiological, Asphyxiation, Mechanical,
Chemical, Psychological and Radioactive
Treasury Enforcement Communications System
Total Effective Dose
Total Effective Dose Equivalent
Training Excellence Emergency Management
Texas Engineering Extension Service
Training and Exercise Integration (Division)
Transporter Erector Launcher
(Office of) Training, Exercises, and Lessons
Learned
Tele-conference Network
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
TEMCC
TEMP
TENCAP
TEOAF
TEOC
TEPD
TERO
TERT
TEU
TEW
TF
TFAH
TFCC
TFER
TFL
TFLD
TFR
TFS
TFT
TH
THA
THAMIC
THC
THD
THO
THP
THREATCON
THU
TIA
TIARA
TIAS
TIB
TIC
TICP
TIDE
TIER
TIFF
TIGER
TIH
TIM
TIMACS
TIMS
TIN
TIOC
TIP
TIPOFF
TIPS
TIROS
TISD
TISP
TKB
TL
Tribal Emergency Management Coordinating
Council
1) Temporary Employee
2) Test and Evaluation Master Plan
Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities
Treasury Executive Office of Asset Forfeiture
1) Tele-Engineering Operations Center
2) Transportation Emergency Operations Center
Training, Education, and Professional
Development
Tribal Employment Rights Organization
Telecommunicator Emergency Response
Taskforce
Technical Escort Unit
Terrorist Early Warning (Group)
Task Force
Trust for America’s Health
Task Force Control Center
Task for Emergency Readiness
1) Task Force Leader
2) Temporary Fuel Location
Task Force Leader
Temporary Flight Restriction
Texas Forest Service
Temporary Full-Time
1) Technological Hazards
2) Temporary Housing
Temporary Housing Assistance
Toxic Hazard Analysis Model for Industrial
Chemicals
Temporary Housing Checkwriter
Technological Hazards Division
Temporary Housing Officer
Temporary Housing Program
Threat Condition
Temporary Housing Unit
Terrorism Information Awareness
Tactical Intelligence and Related Activities
Training Information Access System
Temporary Importation Bond
1) Toxic Industrial Chemical
2) Trainee Incident Commander
Tactical Interoperable Communications Plan
Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment
Treasury Information Executive Repository
Tagged Image File Format
Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding
and Reference (System)
Toxic Inhalation Hazard
Toxic Industrial Material
Telecommunications Inventory Management and
Control System
Traffic Incident Management System
1) Taxpayer Identification Number
2) Triangular Irregular Network
Transportation Information Operations Center
1) Threat Image Projection
2) Threat Image Protection
Terrorism Information Program [database at
DOS]
Terrorism Information and Prevention System
Television and Infrared Observation Satellite
TLD
TLO
TLS
TLV
TM
TMARS
TMC
TMI
TMS
TMT
TNA
TNC
TNF
TNSP
TNT
TOA
TOC
TOCDF
TOLC
TOP
TOPOFF
TOSC
TOT
TP
TPC
TPED
TPEP
TPFDD
TPFDL
TPI
TPM
TPO
TPOC
TPOP
TPPB
TPS
TR
TRAC2ES
TRACEM
TRADE
TRADOC
TRAGIS
TRAM
TransCAER
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Transportation Infrastructure Security Division
The Infrastructure Security Partnership
Terrorism Knowledge Base
1) Team Leader
2) Truckload
Thermo-Luminescent Dosimeter
Terminal Learning Objectives
Transport Layer Security
Threshold Limit Value
Trademark
Team Management and Rostering System
1) Transportation Management Center
2) Travel Management Center
Three Mile Island (Nuclear Power Plant)
1) Training Management System
2) Traffic Management Specialist
1) Traffic Management Team
2) Training Management Team
Training Needs Assessment
Terminal Node Controller
Technical Nuclear Forensics
Training Specialist
Trinitrotoluene
1) Time of Arrival
2) Transportation Operating Agency
1) Table of Contents
2) Tactical Operations Center
3) Traffic Operations Center
Tooele Chemical Disposal Facility
Take-Off and Landing Coordinator
Technology Opportunities Program
Top Officials (exercise series)
Tactical On-Scene Commander
Time on Target
Time Period
Tropical Prediction Center
Tasking, Processing, Exploitation and
Dissemination
Terrorism Prevention Exercise Program
Time-Phased Force Deployment Data
Time-Phased Force Deployment List
Two-Person Integrity
Trading Partner Management (system)
1) Technical Program Officer
2) Transition Planning Office
Training Point of Contact
Tractor Plow Operator
Terrorism Production Planning Board (NCTC)
Temporary Protected Status
Transportation Request
TRANSCOM’s Regulating and Command and
Control Evacuation System
Thermal, Radioactive, Asphyxiation, Chemical,
Etiological and Mechanical
Training Resources And Data Exchange
US Army Training and Doctrine Command
Transportation Routing Analysis Geographic
Information System
Transit Risk Assessment Methodology
Transportation Community Awareness
Emergency Response
TRAVEL
TRC
TREAS
TRES
TRI
TRIA
TRICS
TRIP
TRIPS
TRM
TRO
TROPAN
TROR
TRP
TRPB
TRR
TRT
TS
TS/SCI
TSA
TSAAC
TSAC
TSAR
TSARM
TSB
TSC
TSCA
TSCC
TSCM
TSCO
TSD
TSDB
TSDN
TSDR
TSGP
TSI
TSIS
TSL
TSN
TSNM
Transportation Risk Assessment and
Vulnerability Evaluation Tool
1) Telephone Response Center
2) Technology Review Committee
Department of the Treasury
Department of Treasury (Federal Government)
Toxic Release Inventory
Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (affiliated with
PLCY/PSO)
Telephone to Radio Interface Communications
System
1) Transit (and) Rail Inspection Pilot (DHS
program, affiliated with TSA)
2) Traveler Redress Inquiry Program
Travel Reporting and Information Processing
System
Technical Reference Model
1) Transient Accommodations Only
2) Transitional Recovery Office
Tropical Analysis Facsimile Network
Treasury Report on Receivables
Tactical Response Plan
Tractor/Plow Boss
Test Readiness Review
Tactical Response Team
1) Thunderstorm
2) Top Secret
3) Transfer System
4) Tropical Storm
Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented
Information
1) The Salvation Army
2) Transportation Security Administration
Transportation Security Administration's Access
Certificate
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Transportation Security Administration
Representative
TSA Self-Assessment Risk Module
1) Technical Services Branch
2) Training Support Brigade
1) Technical Support Center
2) Terrorist Screening Center (affiliated with
TSA, CBP, I&A)
3) Transportation Security Clearinghouse
Toxic Substance Control Act
Transportation Security Command Center
(affiliated with TSA)
1) Technical Security Countermeasure
2) Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
Top Secret Control Officer
1) Technical Services Division
2) Test and Evaluation Standards Division
(S&T/TSD)
Terrorist Screening Data Base
Technical Support Data Notebook
Toxic Substance and Disease Registry
Transit Security Grant Program
Transportation Security Inspector
Transportation Security Intelligence Service
Transportation Security Laboratory
Trade Support Network
TSO
TSOC
TSP
TSPSOC
TSR
TSS
TSSP
TSWA
TSWG
TT
TT&E
TTAC
TTC
TTD
TTF
TTIC
TTP
TTPP
TTT
TTWS
TTX
TTY
TUAV
TUH
TUSCAN
TUTT
TV
TVA
TVIS
TVM
TVTA
TWA
TWD
TWG
TWIC
TWOV
TWPDES
TWVP
U.S.
UA
UAC
UASI
UAV
UAV ESG
UAWG
UBC
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Transportation Sector Network Management
(TSA/TSNM)
Transportation Security Officer
Transportation Security Operations Center
1) Telecommunications Service Priority
2) Thrift Savings Plan
3) Total Suspended Particulates
4) Training Support Package
5) Transit Security Program
Telecommunications Service Priority/System
Oversight Committee
1) Telecommunications Service Request
2) Teleregistration Service Representative
Temporary Storage Site
Transportation Sect Specific Plan
Temporary Secure Working Area
Technical Support Working Group
Travel Trailer
Training, Testing and Exercising
Terrorist Threat Assessment and Credentialing
1) Technical Training Center
2) Time To Complete
(see TDD)
Terrorism Task Force
Terrorism/Terrorist Threat Integration Center
Tactics, Techniques and Procedures
Transportation Threat Protection Program
Train the Trainer
Terrorist Threat Warning System (DHS program,
affiliated with OPS/NOC)
Tabletop Exercise
Teletypewriter (see TDD)
Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Two Unit Housing
TIPOFF U.S.-Canada
Tropical Upper Tropospheric Trough
1) Television
2) Thomasville, Georgia
Tennessee Valley Authority
Threat Vulnerability Integration System
Threat-Vulnerability Mapper
Threat and Vulnerability, Testing and
Assessment
Time Weighted Average
Tropical Weather Discussion
1) Technical Working Group
2) Terrorist Working Group
Transportation Workers Identification Credential
Transit Without Visa Program
Terrorist Watchlist Person Data Exchange
Standard
(see TWOV - preferred acronym)
United States
1) Unauthorized Absence
2) Universal Adversary
3) Upper Air
Unified Area Command
Urban Areas Security Initiative
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (drone)
UAV Executive Steering Group
Urban Area Working Group
Uniform Building Code
UBR
UC
UC/IC
UCC
UCGIS
UCP
UCS
UCT
UD
UDA
UDDI
UDP
UEC
UEL
UF6
UGC
UHF
UI
UIC
UICDS
UJTL
UL
ULD
ULF
ULN
ULO
ULP
UMCA
UMCD
UMCOR
UMD
UMDA
UML
UMOC
UMP
UMRA
UN
UNC
UNCLASS
UNDRO
UNGA 62
UNHCR
UNP
UNSCOM
UO2F2
UOC
UOM
UPC
UPR
UPS
URA
URGENT
Universal Business Registry
1) Unemployment Compensation
2) Unified Command
Unified Command / Incident Command
Unified Combatant Command
University Consortium for Geographic
Information Science
1) Unified Command Plan
2) Unified Command Post
Unified Command System
1) Universal Coordinated Time (see ZULU)
2) Unified Command Team
Unified Defense
Undocumented Aliens
Universal Description, Discovery, and
Integration
Urban Dispersion Program
Unauthorized Entry into Cuban Territorial
Waters
Upper Explosive Limit
Uranium Hexafluroide
Universal Generic Code
Ultra High Frequency
Unemployment Insurance
Unified Incident Command
Unified Incident Command and Decision
Support
Universal Joint Task List
Underwriters Laboratories
Unit Loading Device
Ultra Low Frequency
Unit Line Number
Unliquidated Obligation
Unfair Labor Practice
Umatilla Chemical Activity
Umatilla Chemical Depot
United Methodist Committee on Relief
University of Maryland
Umatilla Depot Activity
Unified Modeling Language
Unified Medical Operations Center
Upward Mobility Program
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act [1995]
United Nations (foreign, affiliated with FEMA,
PLCY/OIA)
Universal Naming Convention
Unclassified
United Nations Disaster Relief Organization
62nd Meeting of the United Nations General
Assembly
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Unmet Needs Program
United Nations Special Commission
Uranyl Fluoride
USACE Operations Center
Unit Of Measure
Universal Product Code
User Profile Record
1) Uninterruptible Power Supply
2) United Postal Service
Uniform Relocation Act
URI
URISA
URL
US
US&R
USA
USA PATRIOT [Act]
USACBDC
USACDA
USACDRA
USACE
USACHPPM
USACMDA
USADACS
USAF
USAFA
USAHA
USAID
USAISC
USA-ITA
USAMRAA
USAMRICD
USAMRIID
USANCA
USAR
USBP (see CBP)
USBR
USC
USCAP
US-CERT
USCG
USCGR
USCIRF
USCIS
USCM
USCOLD
USCP
USCS (see CBP)
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Uniform Regional Guidance Employing National
Teams
Upper Respiratory Infection
Urban and Regional Information Systems
Association
Uniform Resource Locator
Under Secretary (also U/S)
Urban Search and Rescue (see also USAR)
1) United States of America
2) U.S. Army
Uniting & Strengthening America by Providing
Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept &
Obstruct Terrorism
United States Army Chemical and Biological
Defense Command
United States Arms Control and Disarmament
Agency
United States Army Chemical Demilitarization
and Remediation Activity
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers [ESF-3]
United States Army Center for Health
Promotion and Preventive Medicine
United States Army Chemical Material
Destruction Agency
United States Army Defense Artillery Center
and School
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Air Force Academy
U.S. Animal Health Association
U.S. Agency for International Development
United States Army Information Systems
Command
U.S. Association for Importers of Textiles and
Apparel (private sector association, affiliated
with CBP)
US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of
Chemical Defense (DOD program, affiliated
with FEMA, NPPD, S&T, OHA)
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for
Infectious Disease
United States Army Nuclear and Chemical
Agency
1) Urban Search and Rescue
2) U.S. Army Reserve
U.S. Border Patrol
United States Bureau of Reclamation
1) United States Citizen
2) United States Code
U.S. Civilian Aviation Partnership
United States Computer Emergency Readiness
Team
U.S. Coast Guard
United States Coast Guard Reserve
U.S. Commission of International Religious
Freedom
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (aka:
"CIS")
US Conference of Mayors
U.S. Committee On Large Dams
United States Capitol Police
United States Customs Service (now U.S.
Customs and Border Protection)
USCSCFAC
USDA
USDA/CSREES
USDOI
USDOL
USDOT
USET
USFA
USFS
USFWS
USG
USGS
USGS-DLG
USIA
USIC
USITC
USJFCOM
USMC
USMCR
USML
USMRICD
USMS
USMTF
USN
USNCB
USNG
USNORTHCOM
USNR
USOC
USP
USPACOM
USPHS
USPIS
USPP
USPS
USS
USSOCOM
USSOUTHCOM
USSPACECOM
USSS
USSTRATCOM
UST
USTR
USTRANSCOM
USVI
US-VISIT
UTC
UTCP
UTL
UTM
UUV
UV
UVI
UWB
v
V
VA
U.S. Customs Service COBRA Fees Advisory
Committee
U.S. Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture/
Cooperative State Research, Education and
Extension Service (aka: "the Extension
Service")
United States Department of the Interior
United States Department of Labor
United States Department of Transportation
United South and Eastern Tribes
United States Fire Administration (FEMA/USFA)
United States Forest Service (DOI division)
[EST-4]
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
United States Government
United States Geological Survey
United States Geological Survey Digital Line
Graph (Format)
United States Information Agency
United States Interdiction Coordinator
United States International Trade Commission
United States Joint Forces Command
United States Marine Corps
United States Marine Corps Reserve
United States Munitions List
United States Army Medical Research Institute
of Chemical Defense
United States Marshals Service
United States Message Text Format
United States Navy
United States National Central Bureau
1) United States National Guard
2) United States National Grid (NAD83)
United States Northern Command
United States Naval Reserve
United States Olympic Committee
Under Secretary for Preparedness
United States Pacific Command
United States Public Health Service
United States Postal Inspection Service
United States Park Police
United States Postal Service
1) United States Senate
2) United States Ship
United States Special Operations Command
United States Southern Command
United States Space Command
United States Secret Service
United States Strategic Command
Underground Storage Tank
United States Trade Representative
United States Transportation Command
United States Virgin Islands
U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator
Technology (NPPD/US-VISIT)
1) Unit Type Code
2) Universale Temps Coordinaire (i.e.,
Coordinated Universal Time)
Unified Tactical Communications Program
Universal Task List
VACF
VACIS
VADM
VAERS
VAL
VAMC
VAX
VBIED
VCC
VCOS
VCR
VCU
VDEM
VDU
VEDS
VEE
VEI
VERA
VFD
VFR
VGA
VGTOF
VHA
VHF
VI
VIA
VIG
VIK
VIP
VIPR
VIPS
VISC
VISIT
VISN
VISTA
VITA
VITEMA
VLF
VLN
VLSI
VMAS
VMAT
VMC
VMI
VMO
VMS
VNN
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Universal Transverse Mercator
Unmanned Underwater Vehicle
Ultraviolet
Ultraviolet Index
Ultra Wideband
volt
Voltage
1) Vulnerability Assessment
2) U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Vetted Anti-Counterfeiting Forces
Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System
Vice Admiral
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
1) Validation
2) Voluntary Agency Liaison
Veteran’s Administration Medical Center
Virtual Address Extension
Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device
Venue Control Cell (affiliated with FEMA)
Volunteer Chief Officer Section
Video Cassette Recorder
VOLAG Coordination Unit
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
1) Visual Display Unit
2) Visual Docking Unit
Vehicular Emergency Data Set
Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis
Volcanic Explosivity Index
Voluntary Early Retirement Authority
Volunteer Fire Department
Visual Flight Rules
Video Graphics Adapter
Violent Gangs Terrorist Organization File
Veterans Health Administration
Very High Frequency
Virgin Islands
By way of
Vaccinia Immuno Globulin
Value in Kind
1) Very Important Person
2) Volunteer Incentive Program
Visual Intermodal Protection and Response
Volunteers in Police Service
Visual Information Support Center
Visitor & Immigrant Status Indicator Technology
Veteran's Integrated Services Network
Volunteers in Service to America
Volunteers in Technical Assistance
Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency
Management Agency
Very Low Frequency
Virtual LAN
Very Large Scale Integration
Vertical Map Accuracy Standard
Veterinary Medical Assistance Team
Virtual Model Community
Vendor Managed Inventory
Veterinary Medical Officer
Virtual Memory System
Virtual News Network
VNPSC
VOA
VOAD
VOIP
VOLAG
VOR
VORTEX
VOSS
VPF
VPN
VR
VRC
VRML
VRP
VS
VSAB
VSP
VST
VSU
VTC
VTS
VWP
VWPPA
V-Zone
w
W
W/COMB
W/LK
W/M
W/SH
WACC
WAE
WAN
WAPA
WAR
WARN
WARNO
WARP
WASS
WATS
WAWAS
WAWS
WAWTAP
WB
WBT
WC
WCATWC
WCF
WCO
WCRP
WEB-TA
WEE
WEF
WELP
WEM
WER
WERT
WFLC
WFSA
WFU
WG
Virginia National Processing Service Center
Volunteers of America
Volunteer Organizations Active in a Disaster
Voice Over Internet Protocol
Voluntary Agency
Visual Omni Ranger
Verification of the Origin of Rotation in
Tornadoes Experiment
Vessel of Opportunity Skimming System
Vector Product Format
Virtual Private Network
Virtual Reality
Volunteer Reception Center
Virtual Reality Modeling Language
Vessel Response Plan
1) Veterinary Services
2) Victim Support
Vehicle Storage Administration Building
Visa Security Program
Victim Support Task
Visa Security Unit
Video Tele-Conference
Vessel Traffic Service
Visa Waiver Program
Visa Waiver Permanent Program Act of 2000
Coastal High Hazard Area
watt
Wattage
With Combination
With Lock
With Monitor
With Shelves
Weapons and Ammunition Commodity Council
When Actually Employed
Wide Area Network
Western Area Power Administration (part of
DOE)
Weekly Activity Report
Web Alert & Relay Network
Warning Order
Web Audit and Remediation Program
Wide Area Surveillance System
Wide Area Telecommunications Service
Washington Area Warning System
Washington Area Warning System
Wind And Water Technical Assistance Program
1) Whole Body
2) Wideband
Web-Based Training
Wet Chemical
West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
Working Capital Fund
World Customs Organization
World Climate Research Program
Web-based Time and Attendance
Western Equine Encephalitis
1) Water Environment Federation
2) World Economic Forum
Women’s Executive Leadership Program
Workshop in Emergency Management
WGA
WGI
WH
WHCA
WHITCU
WHL
WHLO
WHMO
WHO
WHP
WHS
WHSR
WHTI
WIFLE
WIMS
WIN
WIPT
WISE
WITS
WJIIP
WKS
WLANs
WLSP
WM
WMA
WMATA
WMD
WMD COP
WMDBD
WMD-DAC
WMD-MCM
WMDO-IM
WMDOU
WMF
WMO
WO
WOBS
WORM
WOSB
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Weapons-Effect Reporting
Wireless Emergency Response Team
Wildland Fire Leadership Council
Wildland Fire Situation Analysis
Wildland Fire Use
1) Wage Grade
2) Working Group
Western Governors’ Association
Within-Grade Increase
1) Warehouse
2) White House
White House Communications Agency
White House Initiative for Tribal Colleges and
Universities
White House Liaison Office (SEC/COS/WHL)
White House Liaison Office
White House Military Office
1) White House Office
2) World Health Organization
White House Package
Washington Headquarters Services
White House Situation Room
Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
Women in Federal Law Enforcement
Weather Information Management System
Warrant Information Network
Working Integrated Process Team
Water Infrastructure Simulation Environment
Washington Interagency Telecommunications
System
Windows Joint Instructional Input Program
Worksheet
Wireless Local Area Networks
Watch List Service Providers
1) Warehouse Management (system)
2) Water Mist
Washington Metropolitan Area
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
1) Water Management District
2) Weapon of Mass Destruction
Weapons of Mass Destruction Common
Operational Picture
WMD and Biodefense (OHA/WMDBD)
WMD Decision Analysis Center
Weapons of Mass Destruction Medical
Countermeasures
Weapons of Mass Destruction Office & Incident
Management
Weapons of Mass Destruction Operations Unit
(FBI)
Windows Metafile
World Meteorological Organization
1) Warrant Officer
2) Washington Office (District of Columbia
office for NORAD-USNORTHCOM)
3) Work Order
Weather Observer
Write Once - Read Many (CD-ROM Drive)
Woman Owned Small Business
WP
WPL
WPM
WPS
WPT
WRC
WRDA
WRF
WRIST
WRM
WRS
WRSAME
WS
WSDA
WSDE
WSDH
WSDIS
WSDL
WSDOT
WSE
WSEL
WSEMD
WSF
WSP
WSR
WSSPC
Wt
WTO
WUI
WVOES
WWL
WWU
WWW
WYO
WYOP
WYSIWYG
XDA
XEDO
XL
XML
XPA
XS
XSTF
YCC
yd
YLD
1) Warning Point
2) White Phosphorus
3) Word Processing
4) Work Packet
Worker Population Limit
Wood Packing Material
1) Water Purification System
2) Wireless Priority Service/System
3) Word Processing System
Workforce Performance Training
Weapons Recovery Center
Water Resources Development Act
Weather Research and Forecasting
Weather Radar Identification of Severe
Thunderstorms
War Reserve Material
Wreck Removal and Salvage
Weather Radio Specific Area Message Encoding
Wildlife Services
Washington State Department of Agriculture
Washington State Department of Ecology
Washington State Department of Health
Washington State Department of Information
Services
Web Services Description Language
Washington State Department of Transportation
Web Service Enhancement
Water-Surface Elevation
Washington State Emergency Management
Department
Washington State Ferries
Washington State Patrol
Weather Surveillance Radar
Western States Seismic Policy Council
Weight
World Trade Organization
Wildland-Urban Interface
West Virginia Office of Emergency Services
Wind/Water Line
Watch and Warning Unit
World Wide Web
Write Your Own (Insurance, e.g., NFIP)
Write Your Own Program
What You See Is What You Get
Existing Data Study
Xedar Heat Detection Unit
Extra Large
Extensible Markup Language
Extent of Play Agreement
Extra Small
XML Structure Task Force
Youth Conservation Corps
yard
yr
YTD
Z
ZBB
ZECP
ZFP
ZIP
ZONE A
ZONE A99
ZONE AH
ZONE AO
ZONE AR
ZONE B
ZONE C
ZONE D
ZONE V
ZONE X
ZULU
ZWA
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1) Yield
2) Young Lawyers Division
year
Year To Date
Zulu (UTC)
Zero-Based Budgeting
Zone Emergency Communications Planner
Zone Forecast Product
Zoning Improvement Plan
Special Flood Hazard Area inundated by the
100-year flood; base flood elevations are not
determined (AE as well as A1-30 included)
Special Flood Hazard Area inundated by the
100-year flood to be protected from the
100-year flood by a Federal flood protection
system under construction; base flood
elevations are not determined
Special Flood Hazard Area inundated by
the 100-year flood; flood depths of 1 to 3
feet (usually areas of ponding); base flood
elevations are determined
Special Flood Hazard Area inundated by the
100-year flood; with flood depths of 1 to 3
feet (usually sheet flow on the sloping terrain);
average depths are determined. For areas
of alluvial fan flooding, velocities are also
determined
Special Flood Hazard Area that results from
the decertification of a previously accredited
flood protection system that is in the process
of being restored to provide a 100-year or
greater level of flood protection
Area of 500-year flood; area subject to the
100-year flood with average depths of less
than 1 foot or with contributing drainage area
less than one square mile; and areas protected
by levees from the base flood
Area determined to be outside the 500-year
floodplain
Area in which flood hazards are undetermined
Special Flood Hazard Area inundated by the
100-year flood; coastal floods with velocity
hazards (wave action); base flood elevations
are not determined (VE as well as V1-30
included)
If unshaded: Area determined to be outside
the 500-year floodplain
If shaded: Area of 500-year flood; area subject
to the 100-year flood with average depths of
less than 1 foot or with contributing drainage
area less than one square mile; and areas
protected by levees from the base flood
Indicates use of Universal Coordinated Time
(Greenwich Mean Time) [affiliated with FEMA,
NPPD]
Zonal Wind Anomaly
Obsolete or Replaced
AIS
ATWC
AUTOVON
BCIS
BICE
BIFC
BTS
CAPSS
CBDCOM
CCA
CG
CNO
COE
CS&T
DFO
EBS
ES
FMANA
FPA
FRP
IMSD
INS
I-STAFF
KAPP
LA NAAP
NAII
NASCDD
Automated Information Systems (see AIC)
Alaska Tsunami Warning Center (see WCATWC)
Automatic Voice Network (see DSN)
Bureau for Citizenship and Immigration
Services (see USCIS)
Bureau of Immigration and Customs
Enforcement
Boise Interagency Fire Center (see NIFC or
NIFCC)
Border and Transportation Security (former
DHS Directorate, contained CBP, ICE, TSA and
FLETC)
Corrective Action Program Support System
Chemical and Biological Defense Command (see
SBCCOM)
Comprehensive Cooperative Agreement (see CA)
Coast Guard
Counter-Narcotics Office (see CNE)
US Army] Corps of Engineers
Cyber Security and Telecommunication (see
CS&C)
Disaster Field Office
Emergency Broadcast System (see EAS)
Executive Secretariat (see ESEC)
Fire Marshals Association of North America
(see IFMA)
Federal Preparedness Agency
Federal Response Plan (see NRF)
Incident Management Systems Division [of DHS/
FEMA] (see IMSI or IMSID)
1) Immigration and Naturalization Service
(replaced among USCIS, CBP and ICE at DHS;
see also DMIATF and ASUFAC)
2) Incident of National Significance (see IONS
or CINS)
DHS Headquarters Operational Integration Staff
(folded into new Directorate for Preparedness
Oct 2005)
Key Asset Protection Program (see CAAP)
Legislative Affairs (see OLA)
Newport Army Ammunition Plant
National Association of Independent Insurers
NBACC
NCIT
NECC
NIMCAST
NRP
ODCEM
OHS
OLS
OPS (former)
PO
PREP
PSL (see PSO)
PT&E
ROC
RPC
SBCCI
SLPS
TLC
TLC-C
TLC-E
TLC-W
USACOM
USCS (see CBP)
VISAT
WFS
WIN
WTC
WWMCCS
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National Association of State Civil Defense
Directors
National Biosecurity Analysis and
Countermeasures Center
National Council on International Trade (see
NCITD)
National Emergency Coordination Center (see
NRCC)
National Incident Management System
Capability Assessment Support Tool (see
NIMSCAST)
National Response Plan (see NRF)
Oklahoma Department of Civil Emergency
Management
Office of Homeland Security (see HSC)
Operation Life Safety (see RFSI)
Office of Private Sector Liaison (formerly PSL; see PSO)
Privacy Office (see PRIV)
Preparedness [DHS Directorate for] (see NPPD)
Formerly [Office of] Private Sector Liaison (PSO—in PLCY as of October 2005; see PSO)
Preparedness, Training, and Exercises
[Directorate]
Regional Operations Center (see RRCC)
Regional Preparedness Committee
Southern Building Code Congress International
State & Local Programs & Support Directorate
Territory Logistics Centers
Territory Logistics Center- Central
Territory Logistics Center- East
Territory Logistics Center- West
United States Atlantic Command (see USJFCOM)
United States Customs Service (now U.S.
Customs and Border Protection)
Vulnerability Identification Self-Assessment Tool
(now RSAT)
Women in the Fire Service, Inc. (see IWOMEN)
WWMCCS Inter-computer Network
World Trade Center
World Wide Military Command and Control
System (see GCCS)
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