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Acronym 

Full Name  

AAL 

Annual Loss 

AWB 

Airway Bill 

BL 

Bill of Lading 

BoP 

Balance of Payment  

BS  

Bikram Sambad 

BTS 

Base Transceiver Station  

CBT 

Cash-Based Transfers 

C&F 

Cost & Freight 

CAAN 

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal 

CARE 

Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere 

CFS 

Container Freight Stations 

CDT 

Customs Transit Declaration 

DFTQC 

Department of Food Technology and Quality Control 

DPRP 

Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan  

DO 

Delivery Order 

FAO 

Food and Agriculture Organization 

FNCCI 

Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry  

GDP 

Gross Domestic Product 

GFCF 

Gross Fixed Capital Formation 

GLOF 

Glacial Lake Outburst Floods 

GPRS 

General Pocket Radio Service 

GPS  

Global Positioning System 

GRT 

Gross Register Tonnage 

HF 

High Frequency 

IATA 

International Air Transport Association 

ICAO 

International Civil Aviation Organization 

ICD 

Intermodal Custom Depo  

ICP 

Integrated Check Post  

IDPs 

Internally Displaced Persons 

ILS 

Instrument Landing System 

IMF 

International Monetary Fund 

INGO 

International NGO 

IOC 

Indian Oil Corporation 

IOM 

International Organization for Migration 

ISPs 

Internet Service Providers 

KVA 

Kilo Volt Ampere 

LCA 

Logistics Capacity Assessment 

LDCRP 

Local Disaster and Climate Resilient Plan  

MOU 

Memorandum of Understanding 

MT 

Metric Tons 

MW 

Megawatt 

NA 

Not Available 

NGR 

Nepal Government Railway 

NBSM 

Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology 

NDB 

Non-directional beacon 

NFI 

Non-food Items 

NGO 

Non-governmental Organization 

OCHA 

Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs 

PCA 

Post Clearance Audit 

RC 

Resident Coordinator 

RoRo 

Roll on Roll off 

SWC 

Social Welfare Council  

STOL 

Short take off and landing 

 SWMTSC 

Solid Waste Management Technical Support Center  

T 

Tons 

T&D 

Transmission and Distribution 

TEUs 

Twenty Foot Equivalent Units 

THC 

Terminal Handling Charge 

TIA 

Tribhuvan International Airport 

UNAIDS 

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 

UNCT 

United Nations Country Team 

UNDP 

United Nations Development Programme 

UNEP 

United Nations Environmental Programme 

UNESCO 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 

UNFPA 

United Nations Population Fund 

UNHAS 

United Nations Humanitarian Air Service 

UNHCR 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 

UNICEF 

United Nations Children's Fund 

(V)HF 

(Very) High Frequency 

VOR 

VHF omnidirectional radio range 

V-SAT 

Very Smart Aperture Terminal 

WASH 

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene 

WCO 

World Customs Organization 

WFP 

World Food Programme 

WHO 

World Health Organization 

WVI 

World Vision International