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Country:
Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen
Type of practice:
Interagency groups

The overall objective of the Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) is to support agencies, institutions and forums in the Horn of Africa and Yemen sub-region to improve the management of protection and assistance response to people in mixed migration flows within and beyond the Horn of Afri

Country:
India
Type of practice:
Mobile and internet-based technologies

MigCall is a mobile application for the benefit of Indian workers in Oman and other countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (CGG).

Country:
India
Type of practice:
Manuals

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has finalised country manuals for the Gulf Cooperation Council Member States and others. These manuals contain general information as well as specific information and data about the relevant destination countries.

Country:
India
Type of practice:
Assistance and resource centres

In order to provide the required support services to persons desirous of going abroad for employment purposes, India’s Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has setup an Overseas Workers Resource Centre (OWRC) as a facilitation centre.

Country:
Philippines
Type of practice:
Government bodies

The Overseas Preparedness and Response Team (OPRT) was created by Executive Order no. 34 in 2011 by the President of the Philippines.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Mobile and internet-based technologies

The app was first launched in June 2011. It is the official State Department app for U.S. travelers. The app invites the user to see the world with easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more.

Country:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, United Kingdom
Type of practice:
Government bodies

When a country is hit by a disaster which overwhelms its response capacity, European countries can provide assistance via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. The Mechanism was established in 2001 to foster cooperation among national civil protection authorities across Europe.

Country:
Global
Type of practice:
International frameworks and standards

On 16 June 2011, the International Labour Conference of the International Labour Organization adopted the Convention concerning decent work for domestic workers, which is also referred to as the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189).

Country:
Philippines
Type of practice:
Domestic laws and policies

The Philippines has promulgated the Act Instituting Policies for the Protection and Welfare of Domestic Workers (Republic Act 10361), which is also known as the Domestic Workers Act, or“Batas Kasambahay”. It was signed into law on 18 January 2013.

Country:
Philippines
Type of practice:
Contingency and preparedness plans

As a standard operating procedure, all Philippine Foreign Service posts abroad are mandated to formulate and regularly update crisis contingency plans for the Filipinos working and residing in their respective areas of consular jurisdiction.