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Country:
Ghana
Type of practice:
Assistance programs

To meet the needs of the migrants returning to Ghana from war-torn Libya, the International Organization for Migration, with generous support from the Government of Japan, implemented a project to strengthen the capacities of 161 returnees and vulnerable community members through the provision of

Country:
Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
Type of practice:
Training and capacity building

UNODC held a Regional Workshop on the identification, protection and assistance of victims of trafficking in persons among refugees and displaced persons.

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

SirenGPS brings together collaborative emergency communication, management and response by connecting everyone in a community to first responders and allowing first responders to communicate with each other, all on a single platform.

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

Facebook Safety Check is a feature managed by social networking company Facebook. The feature is activated by the company during natural or man-made disasters to quickly determine whether people in the affected geographical area are safe.

Country:
Japan
Type of practice:
Assistance programs

The Great East Japan Earthquake affected foreign nationals in the areas hit by the disaster. Elements of the Japan’s Ministry of Foreign affairs response, implemented in cooperation with IOM, included:

Country:
Japan
Type of practice:
Early warning systems

In October 2007 Japan turned on the first publicly available nationwide earthquake early warning system. On March 11, 2011 it had its first true test during the M9 Tohoku earthquake off the coast of Sendai.

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

The Walkie-Talkie system introduced in 2015, provides hyperlocal and actionable audio information to migrants in camps. The high influx and turnover of migrants in Greek camps meant that there was consistently a high number of people who needed fast and easily digestible information.

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

During the conflict in Lebanon in 2006, a trilingual booklet in Sinhalese, Amharic and Tagalog was produced by the Ministry of Justice and Caritas Lebanon, which warned domestic workers about possible traffickers as they tried to leave the country.

Country:
Libya
Type of practice:
Government bodies

Through the Administrative Order No. 262, series of 2014, a Libya Crisis Quick Response Team was created within the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) of the Government of the Philippines, to serve as a focal group for purposes of coordination...

Country:
Egypt, Libya, Tunisia
Type of practice:
Assistance programs

On 1 March 2011, the Secretary General of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanogu, called upon member states to assist the Tunisian government by providing transport means to return displaced people from Libya to their countries of origin.