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Acronym

Full Name

ADO

Automotive Diesel Oil

AOA

Air Operational; Area

AWB

Airway Bill

BL

Bill of Lading

C&F

Cost & Freight

CAA

Civil Aviation Authority

CARE

Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere

CFS

Container Freight Stations / Services

FEU

Forty Foot Equivalent Unit

FISA

Friendly Islands Shipping Agency

FMF

Flour Mills of Fiji

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

ft

Foot (length)

GoT

Government of Tonga

GPS

Global Positioning System

GPRS

General Pocket Radio Service

GSM

Global System for Mobile (communication)

GRT

Gross Register Tonnage

IATA

International Air Transport Association

IBC

Intermediate Bulk Containers

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

IDPs

Internally Displaced Persons

ILS

Instrument Landing System

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IMO

International Maritime Organisation

INGO

International NGO

IOM

International Organization for Migration

ISPs

Internet Service Providers

ISPS

International Ship and Port Security

KVA

Kilo Volt Ampere

LCA

Logistics Capacity Assessment

LCT

Local Coastal Tanker

LPG

Liquid Petroleum Gas

LOA

Length Over All (length of vessel at waterline)

M

Meter (m3 = cubic meter, m2 = square meter)

MHE

Material Handling Equipment

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSU

Mobile Storage Unit

MT

Metric Tons

MTOW

Maximum Take Off Weight

MW

Megawatt

N/A

Not Available

NDB

Non-directional beacon

NEMO

National Emergency Management Office

NFI

Non-food Items

NGO

Non-governmental Organization

NIIP

National Infrastructure and Investment Plan

NOF

Non Objection Fee;

OCHA

Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Pax

Passengers

PCN

Pavement Classification Number

RC

Resident Coordinator

RoRo

Roll on Roll off

SITC

Standard International Trade Classification

T

Tons

TCC

Tonga Communications Corporation

T&D

Transmission and Distribution

TDS

Tonga Defence Services

TEUs

Twenty Foot Equivalent Units

THC

Terminal Handling Charge

TPA

Tonga Port Authority

TPL

Tonga Power Limited

TSCP

Transport Sector Consolidated Project

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 OmniRange (Navigational system)

V-SAT

Very Small Aperture Terminal (communication system)

WAL

Waste Authority Limited

WASH

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

WCO

World Customs Organization

WFP

World Food Programme

WHO

World Health Organization

WVI

World Vision International

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