Appendix 1: Glossary of Acronyms

CSA Chief Security Advisor
DO Designated Official (for Security)
HC Humanitarian Coordinator
IDP Internally Displaced Persons
IED Improvised Explosive Device
MOS Minimum Operating Security Standards
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NSP NGO Safety Programme
OCHA Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
RC Resident Coordinator
SRSG Special Representative of the Secretary-General
TFG Transitional Federal Government
TRU Threat and Risk Assessment Unit
UN United Nations
UNCC United Nations Common Compound
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNDSS United Nations Department of Safety and Security
UNHCR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (also called the UN Refugee Agency)
UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund
UNPOS United Nations Political Office for Somalia
USG/ERC Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator
WFP World Food Program
WHO World Health Organization