The Index for Risk Management - Inform - is a way to understand and measure the risk of humanitarian crises and how the conditions that lead to them affect sustainable development. Such crises - the result of disasters, conflict and other drivers - affect tens of millions of people every year all over the world.
Inform can help identify where and why crises are likely to occur so we can reduce the risks, build people’s resilience and prepare and respond better. By doing this Inform aims to contribute to reducing the human suffering caused by crises and to sustainable development.
Insecurity Insight is an association dedicated to helping organisations to collect, manage and analyse data on 'people in danger'. Insecurity Insight runs the Aid in Danger project in partnership with security focal points from humanitarian organisations. The projects pools confidential security incident data and provides trend and topic analysis on humanitarian security for the humanitarian community.
The Inter Agency Common Feedback Project (CFP) is a common service to humanitarian partners to collect, analyze and elevate feedback from communities to promote an effective and responsive relief and recovery effort. All the data collected by the CFP is open for partners to access and use to support strengthening relief and recovery.
The Inter-Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) is the central coordination body for humanitarian agencies serving Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. These agencies are organized into 12 thematic Sectors and Sub-Sectors (e.g. Protection, Health, WASH) as well as Working Groups that focus on cross-cutting issues (e.g. Protection, Gender in Humanitarian Action, Communicating with Communities). ISCG’s HDX portal features the latest data on the response. More information is also available on ISCG’s website: https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/bangladesh/
InterAction is an alliance organization in Washington, D.C. of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Our 180-plus members work around the world. What unites us is a commitment to working with the world's poor and vulnerable, and a belief that we can make the world a more peaceful, just and prosperous place – together.
InterAction serves as a convener, thought leader and voice of our community. Because we want real, long-term change, we work smarter: We mobilize our members to think and act collectively, because we know more is possible that way. We also know that how we get there matters. So we set high standards. We insist on respecting human dignity. We work in partnerships.
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the leading source of information and analysis on internal displacement. For the millions of people worldwide displaced within their own country, IDMC plays a unique role as a global monitor and evidence-based advocate to influence policy and action by governments, UN agencies, donors, international organisations and NGOs.
IDMC was established in 1998 at the request of the Interagency Standing Committee on humanitarian assistance. Since then, IDMC’s unique global function has been recognised and reiterated in annual UN General Assembly resolutions.
IDMC is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), an independent, non-governmental humanitarian organisation.
IATI is a global initiative to improve the transparency of development and humanitarian resources and their results for addressing poverty and crises.
IATI brings together governments, multilateral institutions, private sector and civil society organisations and others to increase the transparency of resources flowing into developing countries.
IATI encourage all organisations that distribute or spend resources to publish information about their development and humanitarian activities using IATI’s data standard. This is a set of rules and guidance to ensure information is easy to access, understand and use. For more information visit iatistandard.org.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
The International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is a British charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts.
INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.
INSO services help NGOs with their day-to-day risk management responsibilities and improve their overall situational awareness to support evidence-based humanitarian access decisions.
IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society.
As the leading international organization for migration, IOM acts with its partners in the international community to: a) Assist in meeting the growing operational challenges of migration management.
b) Advance understanding of migration issues.
Encourage social and economic development through migration.
c) Uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants.
Internews is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect and the means to make their voices heard.
Missing Migrants Project has been tracking deaths of migrants and those who have gone missing along migratory routes worldwide since the October 2013 tragedies, when at least 368 migrants died in two shipwrecks near the Italian island of Lampedusa. The Project is a source of up to date information for media, researchers, and the general public access. There is no other global tracking project similar to the Missing Migrants Project. Missing Migrants Project data are compiled from a variety of sources. Sources vary depending on the region and broadly include data from national authorities, such as Coast Guards and Medical Examiners; media reports; NGOs; and interviews with survivors of shipwrecks. For more information, please visit https://missingmigrants.iom.int/.
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health is a leader in public health education and research. The Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health specializes in research, technical support and training with the aim of improving humanitarian response.
The Joint IDP Profiling Service (JIPS) is an inter-agency service based in Geneva that supports government, humanitarian and development actors to collect profiling data for collaborative and evidence-based responses to displacement. Explore, analyse and visualise profiling data to create draft reports with the DART.
President Mwai Kibaki launched the Kenya Open Data Initiative on July 8 2011, making key government data freely available to the public through a single online portal. The website is a user-friendly platform that allows for visualizations and downloads of the data and easy access for software developers. The goal of opendata.go.ke is to make core Kenya Government development, demographic, statistical and expenditure data available in a useful digital format for researchers, policymakers, ICT developers and the general public.
Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) is a humanitarian relief organisation created through an Act of Parliament, Cap 256 of the Laws of Kenya of 21st December 1965. Previously, the Society existed as a branch of the British Red Cross between 1939 and 1965. As a voluntary organisation, the Society operates through a network of eight regions and 64 branches countrywide.
Currently, the Society has about 70,000 members/volunteers who assist in implementing activities at the Headquarters, Regional and Branch levels. Membership to the Society is open to everyone without any discrimination based on race, sex, religion, class, political opinion or nationality. The Society, which gained recognition by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in 1966, is also a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (RC/RC) since 1967, the largest humanitarian movement represented in 183 countries worldwide.
La Niña consortium is a consortium of 5 INGOs namely OXFAM, ACTED, VSF Germany, Concern Worldwide and Transparency International and their local partners who are responsible for implementing a resilience programme with the principal objective of contributing to the resilience of the population living in the Arid Lands of Kenya through Emergency Preparedness and Early Response. Oxfam is the lead agency and is responsible for coordination and overall accountability. Each consortium partner brings a varied experience and technical expertise and provides technical leadership within the consortium on their specialized thematic programming areas: Concern Worldwide - Nutrition and Surge models; VSF Germany - Animal Health and conflict prevention and mitigation; ACTED - Early Warning systems; Oxfam- Advocacy,Governance, WASH and Monitoring and Evaluation and TI - Accountability.
The Social Sciences Laboratory (LACSO) is an academic and non-governmental organization founded in 1993, with the mission of deepening and improving the knowledge of Venezuelan society through scientific research and the training of researchers. Its director is the Sociologist and Doctor in Social Sciences Roberto Briceño-León. In the last decade, LACSO has dedicated, in depth, to the investigation of issues related to violence, insecurity, access to justice, organized crime and the loss of institutionality in Venezuela.
MajiData is the pro-poor database covering all the urban low income areas of Kenya which has been prepared by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI) and the Water Services Trust Fund (WSTF) in cooperation with UN-Habitat, the German Development Bank (KfW), Google org. and GIZ.
MajiData contains a large amount of important information on all urban low income areas of Kenya. This online database will assist the Water Service Providers (WSPs) and Water Services Boards (WSBs) to prepare tailor-made water supply and sanitation proposals for the urban slums and low income planned areas located within their service areas. The fact that data is linked to satellite imagery will also allow for the improved management and operation of these areas by WSPs.
MajiData will provide the Water Sector with the information required to measure impact and progress towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and the targets set by the Kenya Vision 2030.
Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya, was a blank spot on the map until November 2009, when young Kiberans created the first free and open digital map of their own community. Map Kibera has now grown into a complete interactive community information project. We work in Kibera, Mathare and Mukuru, use all these tools.