Who We Work With


iMMAP Inc. has proven its ability to support emergency response efforts across multiple geographic locations throughout Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. We are fortunate to have a diverse and extensive group of partners and donors who contribute to our work.



Created to fast-track staffing efforts during humanitarian emergencies, the Standby Partnership Programme (SBP) enables the rapid provision of skilled professionals to UN agencies and selected international NGOs. Within days, experienced staff can be deployed to the most complex humanitarian crises to quickly streamline relief efforts and meet unique human resources demands.

Since 2012, iMMAP Inc.’s Global Surge has proudly served as Standby Partner, supporting faster and more effective emergency response. Our extensive roster of more than 400 seasoned Information Management specialists is always on standby for rapid worldwide deployment. The number of available highly qualified roster experts is growing thanks to the addition of the GIS and M&E rosters that are currently being launched by the Global Surge team.

With the support of our trusted partner, the USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA), our Global Surge has already provided 340 months of support to our partners through the SBP mechanism in 2023. This coverage spans over 22 countries and aids 6 Global Clusters. Over the last five years, 231 deployments have been completed in support of our various partners worldwide.

Through the SBP Programme, iMMAP Inc. currently maintains bilateral partnerships with eleven United Nations agencies and one international NGO:


UNICEF works with others to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child's path. The fund works in 190 countries and responds to emergencies to relieve suffering and protect children. It is present wherever children are threatened.


UNOCHA ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort during emergencies and coordinates the response. It is involved in assessing situations and needs, agreeing common priorities, developing common strategies to address issues such as negotiating access, mobilising funding and other resources, clarifying consistent public messaging and monitoring progress.


The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) coordinates international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide, and supports stateless people. It operates in 123 countries. UNHCR also protects and assists millions of internally displaced people (IDP) who remain within their own countries but were displaced by conflict or natural disaster. In these circumstances, the agency takes the lead role in overseeing the protection and shelter needs of IDPs as well as the coordination and management of camps.


The World Health Organization (WHO) coordinates international health activity within the United Nations' system and works towards universal health coverage to ensure general access to health. During emergencies, WHO's operational role includes leading and coordinating the health response, undertaking risk assessments, identifying priorities and setting strategies. It also provides critical technical guidance supplies and financial resources and monitors the health situation. In addition, WHO helps countries to strengthen their national core capacities for emergency risk management to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies due to any hazard that poses a threat to human health security.


The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. On average, WFP's food assistance reaches more than 80 million people in 75 countries each year. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After the cause of an emergency has passed, the agency uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. It collaborates closely with the FAO.


The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations focuses its efforts on achieving food security for all - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active healthy lives. The organization works towards the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition and the elimination of poverty. When disasters strike, the FAO seeks to ensure agricultural production recovers and future food security is ensured.


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works in 170 countries and territories, helping to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities and exclusion. In a crisis context, UNDP’s seeks to support immediate relief efforts while helping communities build resilience and improve their ability to cope with and quickly bounce back from unexpected and disruptive events. The agency focuses on linking the humanitarian response to long-term recovery.


The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental partners. The IOM provides humanitarian assistance to migrants in need including refugees and internally displaced people


UNFPA is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. UNFPA mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.

UN Women

UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. The agency was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. It delivers programmes, policies and standards that uphold women’s human rights and ensure that every woman and girl lives up to her full potential.


UNDSS provides security expertise to all United Nations Security Management System entities, to enable the planning and safe conduct of mandates, missions, activities and programmes of the United Nations system, while ensuring the safety and security of personnel and the security of United Nations premises and assets.

Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians working together on the front lines of today’s biggest crises. Their over 5,400 team work side by side with people living through poverty, disaster, violent conflict, and the acute impacts of climate change. Mercy Corps operates in over 40 countries around the world.


A cluster is a group of agencies that gather to work together towards common objectives within a particular sector of emergency response.

The cluster approach, instituted in 2006 as part of the UN Humanitarian Reform process, is an important step on the road to more effective humanitarian coordination. Ultimately the cluster approach aims to improve the predictability, timeliness, and effectiveness of humanitarian response, and pave the way for recovery. It strengthens leadership and accountability in key sectors. It also seeks to enhance partnerships and complementarity among the UN, Red Cross Movement, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Through the provision of information management services and expertise, iMMAP Inc. is a full member of six global humanitarian clusters: Health, WASH, Nutrition, Food Security, Protection, Logistics and Emergency Telecommunications.


Health Clusters exist to relieve suffering and save lives in humanitarian emergencies while advancing the well-being and dignity of affected populations. Currently there are 29 Health Clusters/Sectors, of which 2 are regional coordination mechanisms. These Health Clusters/Sectors are working to meet the health needs of approximately 65 million people worldwide.


The Global Water Sanitation and Hygiene Cluster, or Global WASH Cluster (GWC) is a partnership grouping 76 partners and aiming at improving the coordination and the humanitarian response in the WASH Sector. It is managed through a governance system designed to facilitate the achievement of the 2016-2020 GWC Strategic Plan in a transparent and efficient manner. The Global WASH Cluster Strategic Plan that sets out the priorities decided by Partners will be reviewed and monitored to take into consideration the contextual changes associated with the Transformative Agenda of the Humanitarian Reform.

Global Nutrition

The Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) was established in 2006 as part of the Humanitarian Reform process, which aimed to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian response programmes by ensuring greater predictability, accountability and partnership. The vision of the GNC is to safeguard and improve the nutritional status of emergency-affected populations by ensuring an appropriate response that is predictable, timely and effective and at scale.

Food Security

The Food Security Cluster (FSC) is committed to saving lives through the coordination of the food security response in major emergencies. Effective coordination is only possible through close cooperation with partner organizations. The FSC provides the guidance at the country level that supports a broad base and timely response. The FSC works with national cluster systems in both sudden onset disasters, be they from natural or human causes, and protracted crises.

Global Protection

The Global Protection Cluster is a network of NGOs, international organizations and United Nations agencies engaged in protection work in humanitarian crises. Their mission is to ensure well-coordinated, effective and principled protection preparedness and response. In addition, the GPC unites members, partners and communities in four specialized Areas of Responsibility (AoRs): Child Protection (CP), Gender-based Violence (GbV), Housing, Land and Property (HLP) and Mine Action (MA).


The Logistics Cluster coordinates humanitarian logistics efforts in emergency contexts. Governments or Humanitarian Country Teams can request support, and the Global Logistics Cluster Support Team in Rome assists with staffing and coordination. It can also provide guidance and establish a Logistics Working Group if necessary, based on the operation's risk and available resources.

Emergency Telecommunications

The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) is a global network of organizations that work together to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies. The ETC is one of the 11 clusters designated by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC).