The Humanitarian Response Forum (HRF) was established in 2011 in response to the demand for increased coordination between development partners to address the demands of humanitarian disasters, primarily floods and drought. The objective of the HRF is to ensure sound coordination and communication on emergency preparedness, and humanitarian response in Cambodia between the United Nations (UN), international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), and international organizations (IOs). The HRF works in close collaboration with the Government, most notably the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), to facilitate a coordinated and effective approach in support of people affected by humanitarian crises.
HI is an independent and impartial aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
Humanity First started formally as a registered charity in 1994 in the UK. Since its inception, HF has responded to several disasters and served hundreds of thousands of victims in various affected communities. Soon, the organization's scope of operations expanded beyond disaster relief to several sustainable human development projects and initiatives around the world. Today, Humanity First is registered in 43 countries across 6 continents and actively working on projects in 46 countries.
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.
IDI is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization, established within Makerere University, whose mission is “To strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through Research and Capacity building”. The IDI Adult clinic at Mulago national referral hospital is recognized by MoH as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) providing specialist adult HIV care and treatment services. IDI is both a direct provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, and a technical assistance organization for health systems strengthening (HSS). IDI currently provides prevention, care and treatment for over 160,000 (June 2017) people living with HIV (PLHIV) in urban and rural Uganda (about 12% of the national effort), through partnerships with government and non-government health facilities. IDI has a research programme comprising about 50 current projects (clinical trials; observational studies; and research capacity building) and has over 500 articles (June 2017) cumulatively published in peer-reviewed journals. IDI is also committed to major long-term outreach programmes to build health systems capacity in urban and rural areas across Uganda, especially by strengthening district health systems. It is currently the PEPFAR lead implementing partner in 18 districts in Uganda, including Kampala district. The Institute has innovative governance, with its own independent board, and operates as an autonomous entity within the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University. IDI has an annual turnover of about $37 m at present from a broad funding base, with over 80 projects currently in progress. Projects with a mutli-year value of about $120m are funded specifically by four different US government agencies: CDC, NIH, USAID and DoD). IDI’s well-staffed, experienced Grants Management, M&E and Finance departments ensure financial integrity and compliance to funder terms and conditions, and they have been responsible for the management of over 140 cumulative projects funded by over 40 different partners over the last fifteen years with no qualified audit reports (including annual A-133 audits).
INFORM is a multi-stakeholder forum for developing shared, quantitative analysis relevant to humanitarian crises and disasters. INFORM includes organisations from across the multilateral system, including the humanitarian and development sector, donors, and technical partners. The Joint Research Center of European Commission is the scientific and technical lead for INFORM.
INFORM is developing a suite of quantitative, analytical products to support decision-making on humanitarian crises and disasters. These help make decisions at different stages of the disaster management cycle, specifically prevention, preparedness and response. INFORM develops methodologies and tools for use at the global level and also supports their application at subnational level.
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 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) is a common global scale for classifying the severity and magnitude of food insecurity and malnutrition. It is the result of a partnership of various organizations at the global, regional, and country levels dedicated to developing and maintaining the highest possible quality in food security and nutrition analysis. Increasingly, the IPC is the international standard for classifying food insecurity and malnutrition. The IPC is a ‘big picture’ classification focusing on providing information that is consistently required by stakeholders around the world for strategic decision-making. Nuanced information may also be needed to inform particular decisions or answer certain questions. The IPC provides the essential information needed in a wide range of contexts in consistent, comparable and accountable ways.
The IPC global partnership is comprised of 15 organizations and inter-governmental institutions including Action Against Hunger (AAH), CARE International, Comité Permanent Inter-Etats de Lutte Contre la Sécheresse au Sahel (Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel) (CILSS), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), the Global Food Security Cluster, the Global Nutrition Cluster, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, Oxford Committee for Famine Relief (Oxfam), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Save the Children, Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (Central American Integration System) (SICA), World Food Programme (WFP) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
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/
The Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is an open global network of members from NGOs, UN agencies, donor agencies, governments, academic institutions, schools, and affected populations working together to ensure all persons the right to quality and safe education in emergencies and post-crisis recovery
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.
InterMedia is a global research consultancy that partners with mission-driven organizations seeking to make an impact in people’s lives around the world. We give clients the data and tools they need to help them understand, engage and positively impact the key groups and societies they care about. InterMedia offers a full range of research and analysis, consulting, and fieldwork management and training services to strengthen development initiatives, measure social investments and enhance consumer engagement. We go anywhere. Although best known for our ability to conduct research in challenging environments and developing countries, our reach is truly global. Our quantitative and qualitative research and mixed-method evaluations have engaged over 2 million respondents in more than 120 countries. We work with dozens of in-country partners and support local capacity building as part of our commitment to imparting sustainable skills for employment and economic development.
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 Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a UN specialized agency, established by States in 1944 to manage the administration and governance of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention).
ICI is a Swiss-based foundation that unites the forces of the cocoa and chocolate industry, civil society, farming communities and national governments in cocoa-producing countries to ensure a better future for children and to advance the elimination of child labour.
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 Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 500 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of the CGIAR Consortium, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.
Vision and Mission
IFPRI’s vision is a world free of hunger and malnutrition. Its mission is to provide research-based policy solutions that sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition.
What We Do
Research at IFPRI focuses on six strategic areas:
Ensuring Sustainable Food Production: IFPRI’s research analyzes options for policies, institutions, innovations, and technologies that can advance sustainable food production in a context of resource scarcity, threats to biodiversity, and climate change. READ MORE
Promoting Healthy Food Systems: IFPRI examines how to improve diet quality and nutrition for the poor, focusing particularly on women and children, and works to create synergies among the three vital components of the food system: agriculture, health, and nutrition. READ MORE
Improving Markets and Trade: IFPRI’s research focuses on strengthening markets and correcting market failures to enhance the benefits from market participation for small-scale farmers. READ MORE
Transforming Agriculture: The aim of IFPRI’s research in this area is to improve development strategies to ensure broad-based rural growth and to accelerate the transformation from low-income, rural, agriculture-based economies to high-income, more urbanized, and industrial service-based ones. READ MORE
Building Resilience: IFPRI’s research explores the causes and impacts of environmental, political, and economic shocks that can affect food security, nutrition, health, and well-being and evaluates interventions designed to enhance resilience at various levels. READ MORE
Strengthening Institutions and Governance: IFPRI’s research on institutions centers on collective action in management of natural resources and farmer organizations. Its governance-focused research examines the political economy of agricultural policymaking, the degree of state capacity and political will required for achieving economic transformation, and the impacts of different governance arrangements. READ MORE
Research on gender cuts across all six areas, because understanding the relationships between women and men can illuminate the pathway to sustainable and inclusive economic development.
IFPRI also leads two CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs): Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) and Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH).
Beyond research, IFPRI’s work includes partnerships, communications, and capacity strengthening. The Institute collaborates with development implementers, public institutions, the private sector, farmers’ organizations, and other partners around the world.
More information on IFPRI’s work is available in the Institute’s 2013–2018 strategy and in its most recent annual report.
The International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is an international NGO based in The Hague 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.
International Peace Information Service (IPIS) is an independent research institute providing tailored information, analysis, and capacity enhancement to support those actors who want to realize a vision of durable peace, sustainable development and the fulfillment of human rights.
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home.