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Facing Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions Appendixes

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Facing Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions Appendix A Acronyms AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science AAG Association of American Geographers AAG GCLP Association of American Geographers Global Change and Local Places ABAG Association of Bay Area Governments APA American Planning Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASFPM Association of State Floodplain Managers AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer CAT Computerized Axial Tomography CATI Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing CERT Community Emergency Response Training CMS Civil and Mechanical Systems CPE Complex Political Emergency CSEPP Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program CTA Call-to-Action DEM Division of Emergency Management DHS Department of Homeland Security DMA 2000 Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 DOD Department of Defense DOI Department of the Interior DRC Disaster Research Center

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Facing Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions DRSS Disaster Research in the Social Sciences EERC Earthquake Engineering Research Center EERI Earthquake Engineering Research Institute EMI Emergency Management Institute EMON Emergent Multi-Organizational Network EOC Emergency Operations Center EOP Executive Office of the President EPA Environmental Protection Agency EqTAP Development of Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation Technologies and Their Integration for the Asia-Pacific Region ETE Evacuation Time Estimate FDAA Federal Disaster Assistance Administration FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FIRESCOPE Firefighting Resources of California Organized for Potential Emergencies GAO Government Accountability Office GIS Geographic Information System GNP Gross National Product GPS Global Positioning Sysetm HBCU Historically Black College and University HMGP Hazard Mitigation Grant Program HRL Hazards Research Lab HRRC Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center HSAS Homeland Security Advisory System HSD Human and Social Dynamics HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive HVA Hazard Vulnerability Analysis IBHS Institute for Business and Home Safety ICS Incident Command System IDNDR International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction IDR Interdisciplinary Research IFRC International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IRB Institutional Review Board IRCD International Research Committee on Disasters ISA International Sociological Association ISDR International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

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Facing Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions LA RED Network of Social Studies in Disaster Prevention LAC-DHS Los Angeles County Department of Health Services LFE Learning from Earthquakes Program LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging LTER Long-Term Ecological Research MAE Mid-America Earthquake Center MCEER Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging NAPA National Academy of Public Administration NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCEER National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research NCHM National Center for Hazards Mitigation NEES Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation NEHRP National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program NEXRAD Next Generation Radar NFIP National Flood Insurance Program NGO Nongovernmental Organization NHRAIC Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center NIBS National Institute of Building Sciences NIMS National Incident Management System NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NSC National Security Council NSF National Science Foundation NSN Neighborhood Survival Network NVOAD National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster NWS National Weather Service NWSCA National Water and Soil Conservation Authority OES Office of Emergency Services OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PDD Presidential Disaster Declaration PEER Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center PEPPER Pre-Earthquake Planning for Post-Earthquake Rebuilding PERI Public Entity Research Institute PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Facing Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions REU Research Experience for Undergraduates RSAI Regional Science Association International SARS Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center SCEPP Southern California Earthquake Preparedness Project SGER Small Grants for Exploratory Research SHELDUS Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Database for the United States SME Subject Matter Expert STIM School of Travel Industry Management TSA Transportation Security Administration UCC United Church of Christ UCLA University of California, Los Angeles UNCED UN Conference on Environment and Development UNDP United Nations Development Programme USC University of South Carolina USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USGS U.S. Geological Survey WCED World Commission on Economic Development