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Appendix F: Acronym List

ACSAlternate Care Sites
APHISAnimal and Plant Health Inspection Service
ASPRAdministration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (Formerly the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response)
BIABiological Incident Annex  
CBRNChemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear
CDC     Centers
CDPCenter for Domestic Preparedness
CERCCrisis and Emergency Risk Communication
CERTCommunity Emergency Response Team
COCAClinician Outreach and Communication Activity
COGContinuity of Government
COOPContinuity of Operations
CONOPSConcept of Operations
COVID-19Coronavirus disease 2019
CPCBCommunity Planning and Capacity Building
CRCCommunity Reception Center
DHSDepartment of Homeland Security
DMATsDisaster Medical Assistance Teams
DMORTsDisaster Mortuary Operational Response Teams
DoDDepartment of Defense
DOIDepartment of the Interior
DOJDepartment of Justice
DOSDepartment of State
DPADefense Production Act
DTRADefense Threat Reduction Agency
EAExternal Affairs
EDIEmerging Disease Incident
EMACEmergency Management Assistance Conpact
EMIEmergency Management Institute
EMSEmergency Medical Services
EPAEnvironmental Protection Agency
Epi-AidEpidemiologic Assistance
ESFEmergency Support Function
EVDEbola Virus Disease
FAIAFood and Agriculture Incident Annex
FBIFederal Bureau of Investigation
FDAFood and Drug Administration
FEMAFederal Emergency Management Agency
FIOPFederal Interagency Operational Plan
FMSFederal Medical STation
FNSFood and Nutrition Service
FSLTTFederal, state, local, tribal, territorial
GISGeographic Information System
HAZMATHazardous Materials
HCCHealthcare coalitions
HHSDepartment of Health and Human Services
HMRHazardous Materials Regulation
HPACHazard Prediction and Assessment Capability
HPPHospital Preparedness Program
ICIncident Command
ICLNIntegrated Consortium of Laboratory Networks
ICSIncident Command System
IHRInternational Health Regulations
IMAACInteragency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center
IMATSInventory Management and Tracking System
IPAWSIntegrated Public Alert and Warning System
JICJoint Information Center
JOCJoint Operations Center
KPFKey Planning Factor
LFALead Federal Agency
LRNLaboratory Response Network
LRN-BLaboratory Response Network for Biological Threats
MCMsMedical COuntermeasures
MOAMemorandum of Agreement
MoDIModeling and Data Inventory
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
NAHEMSNational Animal Health Emergency Management System
NAHLNNational Animal Health Laboratory Network
NASAAEPNational Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs
NBICNational Biosurveillance Integration Center
NCHRPNational Cooperative Highway Research Program
NCRNatural and Cultural Resources
NDMSNational Disaster Medical System
NDRFNational Disaster Recovery Framework
NGONon-Governmental Organization
NIHNational Institutes of Health
NMRTNational Medical Response Team
NORSNational Outbreak Reporting System
NPIsNon-Pharmaceutical Interventions
NRFNational Response Framework
NRSNational Response System
NSCNational Security Council
NVRTNational Veterinary Response Team
NVSLNational Veterinary Services Laboratories
NWSSNational Wastewater Surveillance System
OSCOn-Scene Coordinators
PAHPAIAPandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act
PEPPost-Exposure Prophylaxis
PETSPets Evacuation and Transportation Standards
PHEFPublic Health Emergency Fund
PHEICPublic Health Emergency of International Concern
PHEPPublic Health Emergency Preparedness
PHSAPublic Health Services Act
PIOPublic Information Officer
PODPoint of Dispensing
PPDPresidential Policy Directive
PPEPersonal Protective Equipment
PrEPPre-Exposure Prophylaxis
PREP ActPublic Health Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act
RedDOGReadiness and Deployment Operations Group
RSFRecovery Support Function
SARSSevere Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SAMHSASubstance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
SBASmall Business Administration
SLTTState, local, tribal, territorial
SMESubject matter expert
SNSStrategic National Stockpile
SROSenior Response Official
Stafford ActRobert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act
TRACIETechnical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange
TRBTransportation Research Board
UCGUnified Coordination Group
U.S.United States
USACEUnited States Army Corps of Engineers
USDAU.S. Department of Agriculture
USPSU.S. Postal Service
USSRUnion of Soviet Socialist Republics
VICVictim Information Center
VOADVoluntary Organizations Active in Disasters
VSVeterinary Services
WEAWireless Emergency Alert
WHOWorld Health Organization
WNVWest Nile Virus