Our History

In over seventeen years of experience, iMMAP has been a key technical partner, providing information management services for UN agencies, iNGOs and governments worldwide. See our most remarkable milestones.

  • 2001

    iMMAP Begins

    iMMAP Creation

    iMMAP was born as an independent unit under VVAF (Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation). iMMAP shifted its focus from landmines to Information Management in Health, Food Security, WASH, Nutrition, and Protection.

  • 2003

    Humanitarian Information Management

    Humanitarian Information Management Centre

    iMMAP supports the establishment of the UN's Humanitarian Information Management Centre in Iraq, Mine Action Coordination Centre and National Mine Action Authority.

  • 2005

    Disaster Relief Operations in Asia-Pacific

    iMMAP Supports Disaster Response Efforts

    Tsunamis and earthquakes devastated much of Southeast Asia and Pakistan. iMMAP supported relief efforts by assisting in surveying hazardous and safe routes for transportation, and supplies.

  • 2006

    iMMAP Becomes Non-Profit

    iMMAP Becomes Non-Profit

    iMMAP incorporated as a not-for-profit 501 c3 organization, headquartered in Washington D.C. with country offices in South Asia, South East Asia, Middle East and North Africa, West Africa and South America.

  • 2007

    First iMMAP Team

    iMMAP Team

    The iMMAP team formed in Washington D.C., to lead the first internationally coordinated effort combining information management, sociology, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology expanding beyond humanitarian mine action to the broader relief and international development arena. Since then, iMMAP has been a pioneering humanitarian organization, leading the way towards the effective use of information management practices and principles in service to the world's most vulnerable populations.

  • 2008

    Launch of iMMAP France

    iMMAP France

    iMMAP FRANCE registered as an NGO. iMMAP FRANCE is headquartered in Marseille, France

  • 2012

    United NationsĀ“ Official Partner

    Stand-By Partnership Program

    iMMAP established an official Standby Partnership with the United Nations, to rapidly deploy staff and equipment to support emergency operations.

  • 2015

    Regional Food Security Program

    Middle East Regional Food Security Analysis Network

    iMMAP established first joint implementation with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on The Regional Food Security Analysis Network (RFSAN).

  • 2016

    iMMAP US and iMMAP France Join Forces

    iMMAP

    Since September 1, iMMAP based in the United States and iMMAP FRANCE are affiliated under the name iMMAP. This allows both organizations to align their strategies, skills, resources, and goals.

  • 2018

    Current iMMAP Presence

    Current Global Presence

    By 2018, iMMAP is present worldwide, in countries such as Afghanistan, Colombia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Nigeria, Syria, and Yemen, in addition to USA and France headquarters.