Saturday, October 18, 2008

Some ARC acronyms


AAR After Action Report
AM - Administrator
AP - Analysis & Planning
ARC - American Red Cross
ARES - Amateur Radio Emergency Service
BD - Bulk Distribution
CC - Casework client
CEMP - Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
CERT Community Emergency Response Team
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CLS - Individual Client Services
COG Continuity of government
COOP Continuity of operations
COVEOP Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Operations Plan
CP - Community Progams
DA - disaster assessment
DEM Division of Emergency Management
DFO Disaster Field Office
DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security
DMS - Disaster Mental Services
DRC Disaster Recovery Center
DSCA Defense Support of Civil Authorities
DSCO Deputy State Coordinating Officer
DUA Disaster Unemployment Assistance
EA Environmental Assessment
EAS Emergency Alert System
ECO Emergency Coordination Officer
EDA Economic Development Agency
EIDL Economic Injury Disaster Loan
EMAC Emergency Management Assistance Compact
EMAP Emergency Management Accreditation Program
EMD - Washington Military Department, Emergency Management Division
EMS Emergency Medical Services
EO Executive Order
EOC Emergency Operations Center
EOP Emergency Operations Plan
EPZ - Emergency Planning Zone
ERT-A Emergency Response Team - Advance Element
ESF Emergency Support Function
FAC - Facilities Management
FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
FCO Federal Coordinating Officer
FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
FF- Feeding
FR - Fund Raising
FRERP Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan
FSI - Financial Statistical Information Management
GAC Government Assistance Coordination
GAR Governor’s Authorized Representative
HIVA - Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Assessment
HMGP Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
HMO Hazardous Materials Officer
HS - Health Services
HSAS Homeland Security Advisory System
HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive
IAP Incident Action Plan
ICS Incident Command System
ID - Information Dissemination
IDA Initial damage assessment
IFG Individual Family Grant
IFLOWS Integrated Flood Observing and Warning System
IHP Individuals and Households Program
IKD - In Kind Donations
IMS - Information Management Support Services
IR - Invoice Review
IRZ - Immediate Response Zone
ISP Immediate Services Program
JFO Joint Field Office
JIC Joint Information Center
JOC Joint Operations Center
LCR - Community Relations
LG = Government Liaison
LL - Labor
LSAP - Life, Safety and Asset Protection
LVA - Voluntary Agencies
MC - Mass Care
MN - Manager
MSS - Material Support Services
NAWAS National Warning System
NCR National Capital Region
NDIS National Disaster Information System
NIMS National Incident Management System
NRP National Response Plan
NWS National Weather Service
OM - operations Managment
ONA Other Needs Assistance
OS - Organization Support
PA Public Assistance Program
PA Public Affairs
PAZ - Protective Action Zone
PDA Preliminary Damage Assessment
PFO Principal Federal Official
PIO Public Information Officer
PRO - Procurement
PS - Partner Services
PZ - Precautionary Zone
RCM - RT Communications
RCO - RT Computer Operations
RCS - RT Customer Service
RICE - Response, Investigations, Compliance & Ethics
RICS Regional Information Coordination System
RNT - RT Networking
ROW - Right of Way
RPA - Recovery Planning & Assistance
RRT - Regional Response Team
SA - Service Associate
SAR Search and Rescue
SCO State Coordinating Officer
SFHA Special Flood Hazard Area
SH - Sheltering
SM - Staff Support
SR - Staff Relations
SS - Staff Services
SV - Supervisor
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
SW - Staff Health
TR - Training
TRA - Transportation Management
USACE United States Army Corp of Engineers
USAR Urban Search and Rescue
VECTOR Virginia Evacuation Coordination Team for Operational Response
VERT Virginia Emergency Response Team
VERTEX Virginia Emergency Response Team Exercise
VOAD Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
VOPEX Virginia Operations Plan Exercise
VPIC Virginia Public Inquiry Center
WAWAS Washington Area Warning System
WHS - Warehousing & Supply
WI - Welfare Information
WP - Workforce Planning and Acquisition


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1 comment:

jenniferj707 said...

SV is supervisor in American Red Cross (ARC) Disaster Services Human Resources (DSHR.