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Country:
Japan
Type of practice:
Awareness raising and communication tools

Foreign Volunteers Japan was established as an open discussion forum for sharing and discussing information regarding volunteer activities, aid delivery, and humanitarian relief issues concerning the post-quake/tsunami recovery in the Tohoku region.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Research and reports

To better understand social and structural changes needed to maximize community-based participation in emergency preparedness, 27 organizations, representing 12 states, participated in a study of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health.

Country:
Japan
Type of practice:
Awareness raising and communication tools

Disaster Japan is a centralized disaster information for non-Japanese speakers in Japan. This site attempts to bring together, in English, as much information as possible.

Country:
Global
Type of practice:
International Organization for Migration (IOM)

IOM produced a series of migration profiles:  country reports that bring together existing information from different sources in a structured manner, and provide a comprehensive overview of key international migration and socioeconomic development trends in selected countries in different regions

Country:
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Nepal, Norway, Sweden
Type of practice:
Contingency and preparedness plans

This Contingency Plan is issued for the Danish, Swedish, Icelandic, Finnish and Norwegian citizens present in Nepal. It contains advice and directions for emergency situations.

Country:
Australia
Type of practice:
Migration data systems

Community Profiles have been developed by Australia’s Department of Immigration and Citizenship to assist service providers to better understand the backgrounds and needs of Humanitarian Programme arrivals in Australia.

Country:
Global
Type of practice:
Research and reports

This report summarizes the main themes and findings of an expert consultation on Planned Relocation, Disasters and Climate Change: Consolidating Good Practices and Preparing for the Future organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Brookings-LSE Project on Interna

Country:
Republic of Korea
Type of practice:
Awareness raising and communication tools

The Emergency Procedures Manual for Foreigners is a manual containing information on emergency procedures addressed to foreigners residing in the Republic of Korea.

Country:
Global
Type of practice:
Contingency and preparedness plans

The Emergency Response Preparedness (ERP) approach is a practical, flexible, responsive and resource-light system for understanding and preparing for potential emergencies.