Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Digital Finance and Social & Micro Finance
Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Digital Finance and Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
In the current version of the IOM MigApp, a user indicates in which country they are located and has the option to allow the application access to their general location through GPS services. However this data is not being fully utilized. Moreover, when humanitarian situations have aroused, coupons or vouchers, or arrangements with major stores and companies in large areas have been used to provide humanitarian aid, instead of currency. MigApp allows for both issues to be addressed immediately.
Strengthening MigApp's capacity to provide targeted information to users, based on their geographic proximity to a crisis epicenter allows for cash transfer programs to take place when in a humanitarian situation, implementing a digital platform, linked to MigApp, through which emergency fund distribution can be facilitated. The benefits of cash transfer programs are numerous, and include cost efficiency, sustainability, improved monitoring and evaluation, and individual empowerment and agency.
|Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted||300|
|New Implemented Countries||Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua|
|Recruit||Project Coordinator, Assistance Project Coordinator and Specialist|
|New Feature||Creation of a digital platform, linked to IOM MigApp, through which emergency fund distribution can be facilitated.|
The OIM Costa Rica team is an interdisciplinary and multinational team, composed of dedicated men and women, all with international experience. Team experience includes GIS, programming, app development, data management, communications, design and project management. Our staff work in multi-cultural, gender-balanced environments, in which diversity and cultural sensitivity are valued. Being a member of the IOM team requires the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity.
EXECUTIVE TEAM INCLUDES WOMEN