The Global Data Lab (GDL) creates databases and develops instruments for measuring and analyzing the status and progress of societies. The focus is largely, but not completely, on developing countries. The instruments include indicators, specialized databases, and web-based tools for translating data into understandable and usable knowledge.
The Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) programme provides objective, independent, rigorous data and analysis on humanitarian financing and related aid flows. Our aim is to enable access to a shared evidence base on resources to meet the needs of people living in humanitarian crises. We believe that humanitarian decision-making should be informed by evidence and that reliable information is fundamental for improved accountability and effectiveness.
The Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) is an Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) coordination mechanism that supports people affected by natural disasters and internally displaced people affected by conflict with the means to live in safe, dignified and appropriate shelter. The GSC enables better coordination among all shelter actors, including local and national governments, so that people who need shelter assistance get help faster and receive the right kind of support.
The GSC is co-chaired by IFRC and UNHCR at the global level. IFRC is the convener of the Shelter Cluster in natural disasters while UNHCR leads the Shelter Cluster in conflict situations.
The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) is an open data sharing platform managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The HDX organization is managed by the HDX data team and is used to share data on behalf of a number of partners.
We believe that the contribution older people make to society is invaluable. Yet older people remain some of the poorest and most neglected in the world. We are committed to helping them claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty.
Our vision and mission:
Our vision is of a world in which all older people can lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives. We work with our partners to ensure that people everywhere understand how much older people contribute to society and that they must enjoy their right to healthcare, social services and economic and physical security.
Our group is a network of volunteers who are based at the Yellow House in Sanepa, Nepal.
We got together on Day 3 of the big Q (April 27) and have been working every day since. We meet regularly and evolve according to needs.
Our three main focus of work has been:
1) Planned/targeted missions: 179 as of 11:11 am on May 14.
For daily updates and to keep track of our 3 Ws regarding Relief Distribution - What, Where, When - please follow the link below.
2) In order to coordination with other volunteer groups, bigger organizations and the government, we have been working closely with Kathmandu Living Lab's crowdsourcing platform - Quakemap.org
3) Hub for volunteers and anyone wanting to offer help. Yellow House has been a great spot to physically connect with, network and exchange ideas with like-minded folks. With that in mind, we launched our Initiative for Children on May 13. Artists, educators and counselors met in the evening. We will post updates regarding this initiative.
Thanks for your continued support and keeping us in your thoughts.
HRRP is a platform for coordination, strategic planning and technical guidance to agencies involved in recovery and reconstruction and to support the Government of Nepal in coordinating the national reconstruction programme
For up-to-the-minute exports from OpenStreetMap in a variety of formats for GPS and GIS, visit http://export.hotosm.org
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) acts as a bridge between the traditional humanitarian responders and the OpenStreetMap Community. HOT works both remotely and physically in countries to assist the collection of geographic data, usage of that information and training others in OpenStreetMap.
iMMAP is an international not-for-profit 501(c)3 non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides targeted information management support to partners responding to complex humanitarian and development challenges.
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.
INSARAG is a global network of more than 80 countries and organisations under the United Nations umbrella. INSARAG deals with urban search and rescue (USAR) related issues, aiming to establish minimum international standards for USAR teams and methodology for international coordination in earthquake response based on the INSARAG Guidelines endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 57/150 of 2002, on “Strengthening the Effectiveness and Coordination of International Urban Search and Rescue Assistance”
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.
Our mission is to empower citizens to act with and demand integrity We actively take part in building institutions to promote a state that is open, accountable and responsive to their needs and expectations.
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 National Task Force responsible for operationalizing the Bangladesh Government’s National Strategy Instructed IOM since 2013 through the MoFA to lead a coordination structure for UMN humanitarian assistance separate from the previously mentioned coordination platforms. IOM therefore established an Inter-Agency Coordination Mechanisms at National and Sub-National level. Evolving needs, a growth in response and a plethora of coordination meetings at field level have overwhelmed existing mechanisms thus leading to a new inter sector coordination approach.
The inter-sectoral coordination Group (previously inter agency coordination group) serves as a one stop information hub for the agencies working with the Rohingya issue. It was first developed on September 2016. Upon receiving feedback from partners, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) further modified and upgraded the contents, making it more user friendly, informative and useful. The portal aims to facilitate the sectoral coordination approach through disseminating the latest information on who is doing what, where and when, important events, news and stories from the field.
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.
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.