UNDRO


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UNDRO

(ˈʌnˌdrəʊ)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) United Nations Disaster Relief Organization
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Disaster Relief Coordinator (UNDRO), Inaugural Meeting of the International Search and Rescue Advisory Committee (INSARAC), at 1-8 (Dec.
agencies (UNDRO, WFP, and UNHCR) collectively decided to increase the sugar ration.
A report authored by a group of scientists headed by Professor Geoff Wadge, and commissioned by the United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO), stated that the Soufriere volcano would erupt again, and though the report gave no specific time frame, it detailed a number of scenarios, all of which put the capital of Plymouth at risk.
Natural or other disasters often call for major international assistance operations, including action by the United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO), the International Red Cross, and similar agencies (Cuny 1983; Benini 1993).
* disaster assistance efforts, in coordination with UNIENET and other UNDRO activities [1, p.
Several organizations, including the United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO), the USAID Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), and Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA), are seeking solutions to these problems through such devices as packet radio and satellite transmitters.
Grzegorz Undro was the kickboxer to triumph and he also struck gold for sparring in taekwondo.
UNDRO, "Natural Disasters and Vulnerability Analysis", Report of Experts Group Meeting, Geneva, July 1979.