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Acronym

Full Name

20’ / 40’

Twenty Foot / Forty Foot (shipping container)

ADRA

Adventist Disaster Relief Organisation

Aust.

Australia

av.

Average

AWB

Airway Bill

BL

Bill of Lading

BSP

Bank of the South Pacific

C&F

Cost & Freight

CARITAS

Congregations Around Richmond Involved to Assure Shelter.

(Confederation of 165 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations)

CAA

Civil Aviation Authority

CAR

Civil Aviation Rules

CARE

Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CFS

Container Freight Stations

EPC

Electric Power Company Ltd.

ERN

Emergency Radio Network

ex

Out of / from

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

GPRS

General Pocket Radio Service

GRT

Gross Register Tonnage

IATA

International Air Transport Association

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

IDPs

Internally Displaced Persons

ILS

Instrument Landing System

IMF

International Monetary Fund

INGO

International NGO

IOM

International Organization for Migration

IPL

Independent Petroleum Laboratory Ltd.

ISPs

Internet Service Providers

ISPS

International Ship and Port Facility Security

KVA

Kilo Volt Ampere

LCA

Logistics Capacity Assessment

max

Maximum

MNO

Mobile Network Operator

MOT

Ministry Of Transport

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSU

Mobile Storage Unit

MT

Metric Tons

MW

Megawatt

MWTI

Ministry Of Transport Works and Infrastructure

N/A

Not Available

NDMO

National Disaster Management Office/Organisation

NDB

Non-directional beacon

NFI

Non-food Items

NGO

Non-governmental Organization

NZ

New Zealand

OCHA

Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

OOTR

Office Of The Regulator

PPS

Petroleum Product Supplies Ltd.

RC

Resident Coordinator

RoRo

Roll on Roll off

SAA

Samoa Airport Authority

SIM

Subscriber identification module (phone card)

SPA

Samoa Ports Authority

SQS

Samoa Quarantine Service

STCW

 Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers 

ST/SAT/WS$/T

Samoan Tala (Local Currency)

SSC

Samoa Shipping Corporation

T

Tons

T&D

Transmission and Distribution

TEUs

Twenty Foot Equivalent Units

THC

Terminal Handling Charge

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

USD

United States Dollar

UTOS

United Trust Of Samoa

(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