ANR   National Intelligence Agency

CIAT   International Committee for Accompanying the Transition

CNDP   National Congress for the Defense of the People

DDR   Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reinsertion program

DDRRR   Disarmament, Demobilization, Repatriation, Reintegration, and Resettlement program

DRC   Democratic Republic of Congo

FAC   Congolese armed forces prior to the transitional government

FARDC   Congolese armed forces since the transitional government

FDLR   Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda

MINALOC   Rwandan Ministry of Local Government, Community Development, and Social Affairs

MONUC   United Nations Mission in Congo

MSF   Médecins Sans Frontières

NGO   Nongovernmental organization

OCHA   United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

PARECO   Coalition of Congolese Patriotic Resistance

RCD   Congolese Rally for Democracy

UN   United Nations

UNHCR   Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF   United Nations Children’s Fund