The iMMAP global surge team is made up of over 400 highly qualified and diverse national and international technical information management (IM) specialists. iMMAP, when required, deploys experts on mission that combine technical IM skills with sectoral and programmatic experience such as Coordination, Food Security, Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Protection, Nutrition, Cash, market and value chain analysis, context and geopolitical analysis, assessments, research and more, to improve country, regional and global decision-making and planning processes in line with the Humanitarian Programme Cycle (HPC) principles.
iMMAP personnel have a wide range of expertise, including geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, data visualization and analysis, development of data collection procedures and tools, survey and sampling design, data management, design and development, research, needs assessments and analysis, monitoring and evaluation as well as capacity strengthening training/mentorship. iMMAP maintains a surge roster of rapidly deployable international experts to humanitarian operations upon request from partner organizations by using the various agreements in place. The iMMAP roster ensures cultural, gender, geographic and language diversity. We follow competitive recruitment and selection procedures for the identification of personnel and roster members to ensure the highest quality standards are met with experts deployed on missions.