Success Stories

Information Management as a Driving Force Behind Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Cluster Operations in Ukraine

Charles Hopkins, Ukraine’s Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Cluster Coordinator, reflects on the collaboration between the Cluster and iMMAP Inc., praising the role of Information Management Officers (IMOs) in enhancing humanitarian response and coordination, and how IMOs shapes the strategies for growing the Cluster tenfold amidst the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Empowering Humanitarian Efforts: iMMAP Inc.'s Journey in Ethiopia

The Humanitarian Information Support Team (HIST) is playing a transformative role in Ethiopia's humanitarian landscape, emerging as a central hub for information management (IM) support.

Afghanistan’s Agriculture is Ripe for Development Growth Yet Still Face Challenges: iMMAP Inc.-FSAC Report

Afghan farmers have persevered against climate and socio-political challenges. However, essential trainings are needed for them to flourish, and unlock Afghanistan’s agricultural potential.

Deploying Participatory Rural Appraisal Methods to Enhance Humanitarian Response in Ukraine

By harnessing efficient data collection methods and developing new information management products, iMMAP Inc. in Ukraine is striving to enhance the humanitarian assistance, ensuring it is more targeted, timely, and tailored to address the needs of local communities.

Community-Empowered Information Management in Colombian Settlements

Colombia grapples with one of the world's largest internally displaced populations, stemming from a trifecta of causes: conflict and violence driven by non-state armed groups and criminal organizations, recurrent natural disasters, and an influx of migrants and refugees from neighboring Venezuela. In response, communities have erected settlements across the country, where living conditions are often precarious and humanitarian needs are acute.

Fostering coordination in Haiti as security crisis spirals

Amidst this fresh spike of violence, Mohamed Dabo, deployed to Haiti by iMMAP Inc. Global Surge, sheds light on the ramifications of escalating violence on humanitarian efforts in the country, underscoring the pivotal role of Information Management Officers in navigating crises.

iMMAP Inc.'s Rapid Response to the Afghanistan’s Herat Earthquake

The Herat Province, one of the most densely populated and fertile agricultural areas, situated in western Afghanistan was devastated by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on October 7, 2023.

iMMAP Inc. Empowers Ukrainian NGOs Through Tailored Training Sessions

Through specialized training in data collection, management, analysis, and visualization, iMMAP Inc. is committed to enhancing the capabilities of local NGOs to deliver effective, informed, and data-driven humanitarian assistance.

Rebuilding resilience through soccer in Ukraine

In one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, Spirit of Soccer (SoS) Ukraine trains youths on bomb safety.

Stories from iMMAP deployees: Supporting UNDAC efforts after Libya floods

A few days after the deadly floods in northeastern Libya, Global Surge’s Nour Khalil deployed to the UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team to support assessing the pressing needs in this massive disaster.

Crafting the resilient future of Iraq through data literacy

As Iraq builds towards a stable future, iMMAP Inc. is at the forefront, cultivating data literacy to facilitate grounded policy-making and sustainable community development.

iMMAP Inc.'s Data-Backed Impact on Colombia's Refugee Crisis

Using innovative methods, iMMAP Inc. and GIFMM partnered to improve humanitarian response for migrants willing to brave one of the world’s most dangerous migration routes.

Tackling Humanitarian Crises from Home

Since June, the majority of our Global Surge deployees have been operating from home, providing assistance in the most demanding humanitarian crises.

Bridging the Digital Divide for GIS Solutions in the Humanitarian Field

iMMAP Inc. Ukraine developed the Ukraine Digital Atlas. This innovative GIS tool facilitates the planning and implementation of humanitarian activities through easily accessible and customizable mapping.

Promoting Humanitarian Response Localization in Northeast Nigeria with iMMAP Inc.'s Internships

iMMAP Inc.'s Humanitarian Information Management (IM) Internship Program in Northeast Nigeria, is making a profound impact amidst challenges of conflict and displacement. The program empowers local graduates and response localization.

Empowering Humanitarian Professionals in Managing the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis through Effective Information Management Trainings

iMMAP Colombia's Humanitarian Information Management program enables professionals to address the Venezuelan migrant crisis through effective training. This helps improve the humanitarian response on the ground and fosters a sustainable ecosystem of knowledge transfer.

World Environment Day: iMMAP Addresses Climate Risks and Humanitarian Needs through Information Management

iMMAP pioneers environmental and humanitarian initiatives, predicting climate risks, supporting disaster reduction, and managing water resources in Colombia and Afghanistan.

Strengthening Aid in Ukraine: iMMAP Supports Localization through Information Management & Capacity Building

iMMAP and CARE have partnered to enhance the humanitarian response in Ukraine. While CARE operates as a first-line actor delivering direct humanitarian aid to people affected by the war, iMMAP provides information management products and services enabling informed decisions to greater impact the support of people in need.

iMMAP 4th Virtual Event Explores the use of Innovation and Technology for Improved Community Engagement

With the support from USAID’s Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance, iMMAP held its fourth annual Virtual Event on April 12-14. This year’s theme focused on how innovation and technology can help foster better community engagement.

Stories from iMMAP deployees: Nour, IM specialist deployed with UNDAC following the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes

Deployed for a month in Gaziantep with UNDAC, Nour Khalil details the intricate challenges faced by the response teams in the field and chronicles the gigantic scale of the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes.

Strengthening Humanitarian Capacities in Afghanistan With ReportHub

iMMAP provides specialized training to help aid workers in Afghanistan improve their capacity to respond to the country's crisis. The training focuses on ReportHub, a platform designed to help humanitarian organizations collect and submit clean and accurate data, visualize information, and facilitate decision-making.

Humanitarian Mine Action and Peace Building Efforts in Iraq's Southern Governorates

In the southern governorates of Iraq, explosive remnants of war continue to pose a serious threat to the lives and livelihoods of the people. In response, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as Spirit of Soccer (SoS) and the Danish Refugee Council's Humanitarian Disarmament and Peacebuilding (HDP) Teams are working to provide Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) to children, youth, shepherds, and farmers.

Women iMMAPers at the core of humanitarian innovation and technology

Women working in technology are leading the way to gender equality in the industry. On International Women’s Day, we would like you to meet 13 of our most amazing iMMAP women who are rolling up their sleeves and using technology and innovation to bring exceptional expertise to humanitarian response around the world.

iMMAP Successfully Delivers Risk Mitigation Resource Center (RMRC) Project in Iraq

The Risk Mitigation Resource Center (RMRC) project in Iraq is now closed after over a year of implementation. During its existence, the project successfully collected data on incidents to inform humanitarian actors and partners so they can conduct their operations safely.

Stories from iMMAP deployees: Selin, Information Management Officer (IMO) with WFP Global Food Security Cluster

Selin Ustaoğlu is a Turkish Data Analyst from iMMAP's Surge Roster, seconded to the Global Food Security Cluster at WFP Headquarters, in Rome. in this interview, she discusses her ongoing Standby Partners experience with WFP.