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Country:
Global
Type of practice:
Research and reports

This research project, Providing Access to Resilience Enhancing Technologies for  Disadvantaged Communities and Vulnerable Populations (PARET), focuses on the following research questions:

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

A Foreign Supporter in Time of Disaster is a volunteer at the time when the major disaster occurs, who provides support to foreigners who were affected and live in or near Shimane Prefecture, in particular, translation of disaster information, and other activities such as providing information 

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

The LBS2 Fil Assist is a free application available to the public to locate and track Filipinos worldwide. LBS Recruitment produced a geo-locating application (LBS2 Fil Assist) that uses Google Maps’ geolocation technology (history location) to locate recruited migrant workers.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Awareness raising and communication tools

As a leader in multi-language health, safety, civic engagement and emergency readiness communication, Emergency, Community, Health and Outreach (ECHO) bridges the gap for immigrants and refugees in Minnesota.

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

This article describes the finding of the  Project  PREP  (Programa  Para  Responder  a Emergencias  con  Preparación),a community-based,  participatory  research  program that developed, delivered, evaluated, and tested a culturally targeted disaster preparedness program using

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

This video, produced by Sendai International Relations Association, shows how to prepare for earthquakes and tsunamis and what to do when they actually happen.

Country:
Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Ukraine
Type of practice:
Trainings and capacity building

The Council of Europe’s European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA) and Intercultural cities programme (ICC) have joined their expertise to organise a workshop which explored the access and participation of migrants, refugees and asylums seekers to disaster prevention...

Country:
Australia
Type of practice:
Government bodies

The Melbourne Fire Brigade (MFB)  actively partner with  diverse community to minimize the frequency and impact of fires and other emergencies, and increase individual and community capacity to respond and recover.

Country:
Australia
Type of practice:
Research and reports

The  Exploring  inherent  capabilities  in  communities  with  migrant  and  refugee  backgrounds  for disaster  resilience project  was  initiated  by  the  Australian  Emergency  Management  Institute (AEMI)  in  an  effort  to  undertake  exploratory  research  into  inheren

Country:
Australia
Type of practice:
Training and capacity building

A conference was organized on 17th October 2009 by the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)’s Jurisdictional Community Partnership project, as component of Attorney General Department’s Inclusive Emergency Management with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities Program.