• Information Management and Assessment

The Information Management and Assessment Working Group (IMAWG) coordinates information management activities and multi-sector needs assessments for the Rohingya Refugee Response in Cox’s Bazar.

Objectives of the IMAWG:

    • Coordinate from an inter-sectoral perspective the establishment and management of needs assessments, response planning and monitoring systems, and other information systems.
    • Analyze inter-sectoral data.
    • Provide a forum for discussions of data collection methodologies, data quality, and technical data issues.
    • Promote harmonization of codes and standards for locations, population types, and other datasets, to facilitate comparison of data from various sources.
    • Systematically share information on an inter-sectoral basis between organizations working on the refugee response in Cox’s Bazar, including reports, statistics, maps, assessments and other information products.
    • Disseminate information among partners, donors, and the general public, and promote a common platform for dissemination.

Technical Guidance




Sector and Sub-Sector IMOs

Extended group – current members:

    • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
    • International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM)
    • REACH Initiative
    • Save the Children (SCI)
    • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
    • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
    • World Food Programme (WFP)


Meetings of the IMAWG are held on an ad hoc basis, and are chaired by ISCG.

Meeting Minutes


Neren Heinjie Olarte
Information Management Coordinator
Email: [email protected]

Sk Sabbir Hossain
Information Management Officer
Email: [email protected]

Fahmida Sultana
GIS and Information Management Associate
Email: [email protected]