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May 2024

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iMMAP Inc. Nigeria Engages with the National Bureau of Statistics on Improved Data Ecosystems

Since the beginning of 2024, iMMAP Inc. has been actively engaging with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the federal body that coordinates the production of official statistics in Nigeria, to collaborate on data, information, and knowledge management development.

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Mar 2024

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iMMAP Inc. partners with leading organizations to address global WASH coordination needs

As an estimated 168.2 million people will need humanitarian WASH assistance in 2024, iMMAP Inc. proudly joins the Global WASH Cluster (GWC) Field Support Team (FST) Consortium, emphasizing our unwavering commitment to crucial global WASH initiatives. 

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Feb 2024

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Helping Food Security Partners Gain Insight into Gaza's Response Amid Famine Concerns

As famine looms in Gaza, iMMAP Inc. Global Surge has deployed Maureen Wangari to the Food Security Sector in Palestine to contribute to gain a better understanding and addressing the gaps in the food security response.

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Jan 2024

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Setting the Benchmark for Data-Driven Humanitarian Response

As iMMAP Inc. conclude its project supporting the humanitarian response in Syria through Information Management, performed by our team based in Amman, Jordan, we reflect on a period of dedicated data-driven humanitarian effort, setting a profound benchmark in the midst of complex regional challenges.

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Nov 2023

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Enhancing Humanitarian Access Security in the Occupied Palestinian Territory through GIS

In late October, Hugo Powell, Global Surge’s GIS specialist, was remotely deployed to the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) in Jerusalem to support security awareness efforts using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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Nov 2023

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Navigating humanitarian challenges amid armed group violence in Haiti

With armed groups exerting control over extensive areas of the country, humanitarian access is severely impeded. Global Surge deployees are reinforcing their commitment to support international organizations aiding vulnerable populations.

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Nov 2023

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Present and Future of Principled Humanitarian Aid in Northwest Syria

In its Ad Hoc report series, iMMAP Inc. highlights the structural issues in Northwest Syria’s humanitarian landscape and possible paths forward.

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Oct 2023

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Scaling up amid Sudan's crisis: Surge deployees in action

Nine Information Management Officers (IMOs) are currently deployed by our Global Surge Team at iMMAP Inc. to provide IM capacity to the humanitarian actors engaged in the response.

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Oct 2023

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iMMAP Inc.'s Strategic Expansion into DRC, Sudan, and Somalia

To enhance data-driven aid interventions, iMMAP Inc. launched new programs in 2023 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, and Somalia.

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Sep 2023

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Climate and Conflict Convergence Alter the Northeast Syria Dairy Landscape

Northeast Syria's dairy value chain grapples with a myriad of production challenges, including by economic hurdles, environmental changes, and conflict legacies.

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Sep 2023

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From Data to Action: iMMAP Inc. Unveils Powerful Tool for Disaster Response in Afghanistan

iMMAP Inc. is taking a significant step in bolstering disaster preparedness and response efforts in Afghanistan with the launch of its innovative geospatial platform, the Humanitarian Spatial Data Center (HSDC).

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Aug 2023

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Assessing the Information Management Gaps in Afghanistan's Humanitarian Response

A recent survey conducted by iMMAP Inc. Afghanistan reveals significant gaps in Information Management (IM) capacities among partner organizations responding to the humanitarian crisis.

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Jul 2023

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iMMAP Inc.'s Crucial Assessment Reveals Strained Bread Supply Chain in Post-Earthquake Northwest Syria

Food insecurity looms over Northwest Syria as earthquake destructions choke local bread supplies and productions.

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Jul 2023

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One Year of Harnessing Data and Technology to Improve the Humanitarian Response in Ukraine

Since April 2022, IMMAP Inc. has provided information management (IM) and capacity-building support to humanitarian clusters and UN agencies in Ukraine within the project 'Provision of Information Management Support to Ukraine Crisis Response Clusters', funded by USAID Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA).

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Jun 2023

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Redefining Opportunities in Humanitarian Tech in Ethiopia through an immersive internship program

iMMAP Inc. Ethiopia and Addis Ababa University have initiated a six-month internship program to provide hands-on experience in humanitarian data and Information Management (IM) for university graduates.

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May 2023

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iMMAP held its first Standby Partnership Induction Course in Istanbul, Türkiye

The Global Surge Team crafted a five-day course to prepare and equip our surge roster members to cope with the many challenges they will face in the field during their assignments.

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May 2023

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Enhancing Humanitarian Efforts through Information Management: iMMAP's Contributions at HNPW 2023

iMMAP participated in the Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) 2023 held in Geneva. The event provided an excellent platform for iMMAP to showcase their innovative approaches and engage in meaningful discussions about the challenges and future of information management (IM) in the humanitarian sector.

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Apr 2023

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iMMAP and Pacific Disaster Center Partner to Launch First Joint Project in Colombia

iMMAP Inc. and Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) are partnering to provide early warning and risk information for those affected by climate change. They will use their expertise in data development, information management and disaster risk analysis to support decision-making and planning.

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Apr 2023

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iMMAP to Attend the 2023 Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week in Geneva

Join iMMAP at the 2023 Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week in Geneva to learn from experts and explore innovative technologies and techniques in humanitarian response. iMMAP will present three sessions showcasing our innovative work in Syria, Colombia, and the future of information management in aid.

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Apr 2023

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Virtual Event: “Technological Innovation to Empower Community Engagement“

iMMAP is excited to invite you to "Technological Innovation to Empower Community Engagement"! This virtual event aims at promoting the use of innovative technologies to advance community engagement and the impact of humanitarian action.

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Mar 2023

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iMMAP and Humanitarian Mine Action Partners Launch Third-Party Monitoring Project in Ukraine

Ukraine is one of the countries most contaminated by landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). Currently, 10.7 million people are at risk, including civilians and humanitarian workers. IMMAP and humanitarian mine action partners have launched the Third Party Monitoring (TPM) Project to improve transparency and accountability. This project will ensure evidence-based and coordinated decisions among actors.

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Feb 2023

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IMMAP Nigeria and the Yobe State Government Meet to Discuss Collaboration on Information Management Projects

On February 14, 2023, iMMAP Nigeria paid an official visit to the Yobe State Information Development Technology Agency (YITDA) led by the Director-General, Dr. Adam K. Mohammed, to discuss collaboration on IM-related services and projects.

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Feb 2023

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Türkiye-Syria earthquakes flash updates

iMMAP is committed to supporting the humanitarian effort happening in Türkiye and Syrian following the earthquake. Stay up-to-date on our latest news and products sharing our data and information on the climate catastrophe as well as the humanitarian needs and actions already in place in the region.