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Dataset | 22 February 2022

Index for Risk Management; INFORM

The Index for Risk Management INFORM is a composite indicator developed by JRC as a tool for understanding the risk of humanitarian crisis and disasters. It can support decisions about prevention; preparedness and response.

INFORM is a joint initiative of the European Commission and the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Task Team(IASC) for Preparedness and Resilience; in partnership with Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA); UK Department for International Development (DFID); World Bank; the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS); UN agencies; and many others. INFORM is also intended to support global policy processes