GWC Helpdesk

Contact GWC

iMMAP Inc. joins the GWC FST Consortium; sharpens commitment to addressing global WASH coordination needs

Publication: 08 Apr 2024

With an estimated 168.2 million people needing humanitarian WASH assistance in 2024, iMMAP Inc. joins the Global WASH Cluster (GWC) Field Support Team (FST) Consortium, emphasizing its unwavering commitment to key global WASH initiatives. Under the leadership of Action Contre la Faim, France (ACF-Fr), the organization. joins forces with esteemed consortium members, including IMPACT Initiatives and Oxfam Great-Britain.

Established in 2008 and currently supported by the German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO),  iMMAP Inc.'s trusted partner, USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) and ACF-Fr, the FST brings together a dynamic team of highly skilled emergency professionals, readily deployable to crisis-affected countries' National Coordination Platforms (NCPs).

Whether through surge deployments or remote support, the FST provides technical assistance to enhance information management (IM), conduct targeted WASH and joint sector assessments, coordinate preparedness activities, and ensure the quality of WASH responses from partners.

In 2023, the FST played a pivotal role in global WASH coordination, offering critical operational support through 16 surge deployments across 10 countries affected by large-scale crises (including Libya, DRC, Haiti, Sudan, Kenya, North-West Syria, Türkiye, Malawi, South Sudan, and Jordan). Additionally, the 8-member team delivered 890 days of remote support.With a significant presence in the WASH Cluster at the Global, Regional, and Field levels since 2012 and as a longstanding partner of UNICEF, the WASH Cluster's lead agency, joining the consortium is a logical progression in iMMAP Inc.'s ongoing commitment to global WASH initiatives. With over 50 IM experts with WASH proficiency in our IM Roster, we stand ready to swiftly and significantly contribute to the success of FST's endeavours.

See here for more information on the Global WASH Cluster Field Support Team.

Subscribe to Our Mailing List

To make sure you only get content you're interested in, please take a moment to fill out your details and preferences & subscribe to GWC Mailing List.