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Acronym

Full Name

AAL

Annual Loss

AWB

Airway Bill

BL

Bill of Lading

CBT

Cash-Based Transfers (CBT)

C&F

Cost & Freight

CAAN

Civil Aviation Authority Nepal

CARE

Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere

CFS

Container Freight Stations

CTD

 Customs Transit Declaration

DFTQC

Department of Food Technology and Quality Control

DO

Delivery order

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organisation

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GFCF

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

GPRS

General Pocket Radio Service

GLOF

Glacial Lake Outburst Floods

GRT

Gross Register Tonnage

IATA

International Air Transport Association

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organisation

IASC

Inter-Agency Standing Committee

ICD

Inland Container Depot

ICD*

Inland Clearance Depot

IDPs

Internally Displaced Persons

ILS

Instrument Landing System

IMF

International Monetary Fund

INGO

International NGO

IOC

Indian Oil Corporation

IOM

International Organisation for Migration

ISPs

Internet Service Providers

KVA

Kilo Volt Ampere

KoPT

Kolkata Port

LCA

Logistics Capacity Assessment

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MT

Metric Tons

MW

Megawatt

N/A

not available

NGR

Nepal Government Railway

NBSM

Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology

NADA

National Authority on Disarmament Affairs

NDB

Non directional beacon

NFC

Nepal Food Corporation

NFI

Non Food Items

NGO

Non-Governmental Organisation

NOC

Nepal Oil Cooperation

NPR

 Nepalese Rupee Rate

NITDB

Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board

OCHA

Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

RC

Resident Coordinator

RoRo

Roll on Roll off

SWC

Social Welfare Council

STOL

short take-off and landing

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 Organisation

WFP

World Food Programme

WHO

World Health Organisation

WVI

World Vision International