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Country:
Australia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand
Type of practice:
Assistance programs

Following the 2004 tsunami in the South East Asia, Qantas Airlines, sent planes to Thailand, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives to evacuate Australian tourists, without regard to which airline passengers had booked their original flights.  The company also sent its medical staff to these locations to ai

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

The mobile application from Pacific Disaster Center’s World Disaster Alerts provides mobile access to multi-hazard monitoring of and early warning for natural disasters around the globe.

Country:
India, Nepal
Type of practice:
Assistance programs

During the Nepal Earthquake, the Indian Government instructed the Bureau of Immigration to give 'Gratis Visa' (goodwill visa) to foreigners stranded in Nepal for their speedy evacuation.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Domestic laws and policies

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will not sanction employers for hiring victims of Hurricane Katrina who, at this time, are unable to provide documentation normally required under Section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Country:
Global
Type of practice:
Assistance programs

When disasters strike, Airbnb can activate their response tool for a designated geographic area. When the tool is activated:

Country:
Cyprus, Lebanon, Nepal, Sri Lanka
Type of practice:
Assistance programs

As the Israel-Lebanon conflict intensified in July 2006, the Government of India asked the Indian Armed Forces to help evacuate its citizens at risk from the conflict zone. Of the over 10,000 Indian nationals in Lebanon, almost 2,000 were at risk.

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

The Hyogo E-Net is a system designed to utilize current trends in mobile and wireless information technology in order to supplement conventional systems for disaster management, such as radio and loudspeaker vans, which directly supplies local citizens with emergency information (on earthquakes,

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

The European Commission facilitated the repatriation of migrants who fled Libya into Tunisia during the Libyan crisis. The Commission launched a humanitarian air and sea bridge.

Country:
Philippines
Type of practice:
Domestic laws and policies

The country-team approach in the conduct of development diplomacy, was adopted by Executive Order No. 74 (1993) and foresees that all officers, representatives and personnel of the Philippine government posted abroad,...

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Domestic laws and policies

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will not sanction employers for hiring victims of Hurricane Katrina who, at this time, are unable to provide documentation normally required under Section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act.