Partners: Governments

International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch

Country: United States

The International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch (IERHB) brings public health and epidemiologic principles to the aid of populations affected by complex humanitarian emergencies. The IERHB is responsible for implementing and coordinating the CDC’s response to complex humanitarian emergencies, as requested by U.S. government and United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations.  iMMAP has been a partner with IERHB through multiple Cooperative Agreements since 1999.  IERHB is one of iMMAP's longest-serving and most consistent allies in disaster response activities.


Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, U.S. Department of State

Country: United States

The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA), U.S. Department of State creates local, regional and international conditions conducive to peace, stability and prosperity by curbing the illicit proliferation of conventional weapons of war such as light automatic weapons and rocket propelled grenades, and removing and destroying others, such as persistent landmines and abandoned stocks of munitions, that remain and pose hazards after the cessation of armed conflict.  PM/WRA is iMMAP's longest and strongest partner.  Together, iMMAP and PM/WRA have worked for more than a decade toward the eradication of the scourge of landmines and other Explosive Remants of War (ERW) in war-torn nations around the globe.


Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Country: Canada

The mandate of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) consists of ensuring that Canada's foreign policy reflects true Canadian values and advances Canada's national interests; strengthening rules-based trading arrangements and to expand free and fair market access at bilateral, regional and global levels; and working with a range of partners inside and outside government to achieve increased economic opportunity and enhanced security for Canada and for Canadians at home and abroad.  DFAIT provided extensive funding support to iMMAP's program to establish and operate the Explosive Remants of War Coordination Centre (ERWCC) in the Republic of Georgia.  DFAIT has also provided support to past iMMAP emergency Humanitarian Information Management (HIM) response efforts in South Sudan and Lebanon.


USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

Country: United States

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is an organizational unit within the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) that has delegated responsible for directing and coordinating U.S. Government relief assistance overseas. Within USAID, OFDA resides within Bureau of Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA). USAID provides humanitarian assistance through mitigation and disaster response to rapid and slow onset disasters as well as complex emergencies.  iMMAP has partnered with OFDA in Chad, and is currently working with OFDA in Afghanistan and Pakistan.


Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

Country: United States

The Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is a bureau within the United States Department of State.
It has primary responsibility for formulating policies on population, refugees, and migration, and for administering U.S. refugee assistance and admissions programs.  iMMAP has partnered with PRM and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the development and deployment of the UNHCR Health Information System (HIS).


Iraqi Ministry of Environment NMAA

Country: Iraq

Responding to the threat of hazardous Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) and landmines, the Directorate for Mine Action (DMA, formerly the National Mine Action Authority) was formed to address a significant contamination problem in Iraq. ERW affects all levels of Iraqi society, inhibiting social- and economic-development and rehabilitation, following decades of war.  iMMAP has partnered with the Iraqi government since early-2003, and continues its mission there today in close cooperation with DMA.


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