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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