BOD: Biochemical oxygen demand

CBO: Community Based Organizations

C: Centigrade

CEMSAP: Calcutta Environmental Management Strategy and Action Plan

CFC: Chlorofluorocarbon

cm: Centimeter

CNG: Compressed Natural Gas

CO: Carbon monoxide

CO2: Carbon dioxide

COD: Chemical oxygen demand

DALY: Disability-adjusted life year

DFID: Department for International Development, United Kingdom (formerly known as <ODA>)

EAP: Environmental Action Plan

EIA: Environmental Impact Assessment

EMP: Environmental Planning and Management

EMAS: Ecomanagement and Audit Scheme

EMS: Environmental Management Strategy

ESA: External Support Agency

GDP: Gross Domestic Product (Compare with GNP)

GIGO: Garbage In, Garbage Out

GIS: Graphic Information System

GNP: Gross National Product (Compare with GDP)

GTZ: German Agency for Technical Cooperation

ha: Hectare

HCW: Health Care Waste

ICLEI: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

ISO: International Standards Organization

kg: kilogram

KIP: Kampung Improvement Program

LEAP: Local Environmental Action Plan

LPG: Liquefied Petroleum Gas

m: Meter

m2: Square Meter

m3: Cubic Meter

MCMA: Mexico City Metropolitan Area

MEIP: Metropolitan Environmental Improvement Programme, UNDEP/World Bank

NA: Not Applicable

NOx: Nitrogen Oxides

NGO: Non-governmental Organization

ODA: Overseas Development Administration, United Kingdom (Now called

OECD: Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development

PRA: Participatory Rapid Appraisal

SCP: Sustainable Cities Programme of UNCHS-Habitat

SEA: Strategic Environmental Assessment

SO2: Sulfur Dioxide

TSP: Total Suspended Particulates

UN: United Nations

UMP: Urban Management Programme of UNDP/UNCHS-Habitat/World Bank

UNCED: United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

UNCHS: United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)

UNEP: United Nations Environmental Programme

UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

USAID: U.S. Agency for International Development

USEPA: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WHO: World Health Organization

WRI: World Resources Institute