AAMAAmerican Architectural Manufacturers Association
ACSAmerican Community Survey
ADAAmericans with Disabilities Act
AIAAmerican Institute of Architects
AQIAir Quality Index
ARCAmerican Red Cross
ASCEAmerican Civil Engineers
ASOSAutomated Surface Observing System
AWSAdvance Warning System
BCABenefit Cost Analysis
BIDBusiness Improvement District
BIGBrownfield Incentive Grant
BINBuilding Identification Number
BFEBase Flood Elevation
BSLBiological Safety Levels
BWSNew York City Department of Environmental Protection - Bureau of Water and Sewer Operations
CAUNew York City Community Affairs Unit
CBRACoastal Barrier Resource Act
CBRNChemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear
CBSChemical Bulk Storage
CCTVClosed Circuit Television
CDCommunity District
CDBGCommunity Development Block Grant
CDBG-DRCommunity Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery
CDCCenters for Disease Control
CEHACoastal Erosion Hazard Area
CEQRCity Environmental Quality Review
CERCLAComprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
CERTCommunity Emergency Response Team
CHASPCitywide Health and Safety Plan
CIMSCitywide Incident Management Systems
COADCommunity Organizations Active in Disaster
Con EDConsolidated Edison
COOPContinuity of Operations
CPCNew York City Planning Commission
CSOCombined Sewer Overflow
CSPCoastal Storm Plan
CTLCity Tax Levy
CTPCoordinated Technical Partnership
CUNYCity University of New York
DCASNew York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services
DCPNew York City Department of City Planning
DDCNew York City Department of Design and Construction
DDoSDistributed Denial of Service
DEMDigital Elevation Model
DEPNew York City Department Environmental Protection
DERTANYC DEP Division of Emergency Response and Technical Assessment
DFEDesign Flood Elevation
DGDistributed Generation
DMA 2000Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000
DBIRData Breach Investigation Report
DNSDomain Name System
DOBNew York City Department of Buildings
DOCNew York City Department of Corrections
DOENew York City Department of Education
DOFNew York City Department of Finance
DOHMHNew York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
DOINew York City Department of Investigation
DoITTNew York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications
DOTNew York City Department of Transportation
DRDisaster Declaration Number
DSNY New York City Department of Sanitation
DSSNew York City Department of Social Services
EDEmergency Department
EDCNew York City Economic Development Corporation
EDRElectrical Distribution Room
EF-ScaleEnhanced Fujita Scale
EMEmergency Declaration Number
EMSEmergency Medical Services
EPAEnvironmental Protection Agency
EPCRAEmergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act
EPICEnvironmental Project Information Center
FAAUnited States Federal Emergency Agency
FASTFinancial Assistance Search Tool
FDNYNew York City Fire Department
FDOCFire Department Operations Center
FEMAUnited States Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEMA-PAPublic Assistance
FEMA-IAIndividual Assistance
FHWAFederal Highway Administration
FIRMFederal Insurance Rate Maps
FMAFlood Mitigation Assistance
FRAUnited States Federal Railroad Administration
F-ScaleFujita Scale
FTAUnited States Federal Transportation Administration
FTA-EREmergency Relief Program
FYFiscal Year
GBSGeneral Building Stock
GCFGeneral Capital Funding
GIGPGreen Infrastructure Grant Program
GISGeographic Information Systems
GRASPGrassroots Research to Action in Sunset Park
GSAPPColumbia University's Graduate School for Architecture, Planning, and Preservation
GWBGeorge Washington Bridge
H+HNew York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
HAZMATHazardous Materials
HAZUS-MHHazards U.S. Multi-Hazard
HEAPHome Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
HIHeat Index
HMCHazard Mitigation Coordinator
HMGPHazard Mitigation Grant Program
HMPHazard Mitigation Plan
HPDNew York City Housing and Preservation Development
HROHousing Recovery Office
HVACHeating Ventilation and Air Conditioning
HVIHeat Vulnerability Index
ICCInternational Code Council
ICSIncident Command Structure
IHWDSInactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Site
ITSIntelligent Transportation System
IVR Interactive Voice Response
JFKJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy Airport
JRAJurisdictional Risk Assessment
LEPCLocal Emergency Planning Committee
LGALaGuardia Airport
LIDARLight Detection and Ranging
LDCLocal Development Corporation
LPCNew York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
MapPLUTOProperty Land Use Tax Lot Output
MCEERMultidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering
MDCManhattan Detention Center
MERS-CoVMiddle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
MEOWMaximum Envelope of Water
MHHWMean Higher High Water
MLLWMean Lower Low Water
MMIModified Mercalli Intensity
MNRMetro-North Railroad (MTA)
MOMMaximum of MEOWs
MOPDMayor's Office of People with Disabilities
MORMayor's Office of Resiliency
MOSFMajor Oil Storage Facility
MTAMetropolitan Transportation Authority
N/ANot Applicable
NEHRPNational Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
NESISNortheast Snowfall Impact Scale
NFPANational Fire Protection Association
NFIPNational Flood Insurance Program
NHCNational Hurricane Center
NJTNew Jersey Transit
NOAAUnited States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NPFANational Protective Feature Areas
NPCCNew York City Panel on Climate Change
NPSDESNational Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NPSNational Park Service
NRCNuclear Regulatory Commission
NRDCNatural Resources Defense Council
NRENatural Resource Enhancement
NWSNational Weather Service
NYCNew York City
NYC3New York City Cyber Command
NYCCASNew York City Community Air Survey
NYCEMNew York City Emergency Management
NYCHANew York City Housing Authority
NYCTNew York City Transit
NYCWiNNew York City Wireless Network
NYLBNew York Liquidation Bureau
NYPANew York Power Authority
NYPDNew York City Police Department
NYSNew York State
NYS DECNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation
NYS DHCRNew York State Department of Housing and Community Renewal
NYS DHSESNew York State Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
NYS DOHNew York State Department of Health
NYS DOTNew York State Department of Transportation
NYSERDANew York State Energy Research and Development Authority
NYSOHSNew York State Office of Homeland Security
NYSGSNew York State Geological Survey
NYS HMPNew York State Hazard Mitigation Plan
NYSOTDANew York State Department of Temporary and Disability Assistance
OCMENew York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner
OERMayor's Office of Environmental Remediation
OMBMayor's Office of Management and Budget
PANYNJPort Authority of New York and New Jersety
PATHPort Authority Trans-Hudson
PBSPetroleum Bulk Storage
PDCPublic Design Commission
PDMPre-Disaster Mitigation
PETPositron Emission Tomography
PFAPsychological First Aid
PGAPeak Ground Acceleration
PHLPublic Health Laboratory
PPEPersonal Protective Equipment
PSCNew York State Public Service Commission
PSEGPublic Service Electric and Gas Company
RBISRisk Based Inspection System
RDDRadiological Dispersal Device
REDRadiological Exposure Device
REDCRegional Economic Development Corporation
RFCRepetitive Flood Claims
RTKCommunity Right-to-Know Law
SASpectral Acceleration
SARSSevere Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SBSNew York City Small Business Services
SCASchool Construction Authority
SFHASpecial Flood Hazard Area
SHAStructural Hazard Areas
SIPSession Initiation Protocol
SLOSHSea, Lake, and Overland Surges from Hurricanes Model
SNAGSpecial Needs Advisory Group
SPDESState Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
SRLSevere Repetitive Loss
StarLIMSState-of-the-art Laboratory Information Management System
STEPSheltering and Temporary Essential Power
STAPLEESocial, Technical, Administrative, Political, Legal, Economic, Environmental
TAPTransportation Alternatives Program
TBDTo Be Determined
TEPTransportation Enhancement Program
TICToxic Industrial Chemicals
TSGPTransit Security Grant Program
UASIUrban Area Security Initiative
ULURPUniform Land Use Review Procedure
USACEUnited States Army Corps of Engineers
USARUrban Search and Rescue
USCGUnited States Coast Guard
USDA EWPPU.S. Department of Agriculture Emergency Watershed Protection Program
USDHSUnited States Department of Homeland Security
USDOEUnited States Department of Energy
USGSUntied States Geological Survey
UAWGUrban Area Working Group
UWASUrban Waterfront Adaptive Strategies
VCBCVernon C. Bain Center
VOIPVoice Over Internet Protocol
VOADVolunteer Organizations Active in Disasters
WRPWaterfront Revitalization Program
WTCWorld Trade Center