Surge Support Program

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Feb 2024


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.


Nov 2023


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).


Nov 2023


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.


Oct 2023


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.


May 2023


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.


Apr 2023


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.