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The Overseas Preparedness and Response Team (OPRT) was created by Executive Order no. 34 in 2011 by the President of the Philippines.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Established on 16 June 1980 through Batas Pambansa 79, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is an agency of the Philippine Government under the Office of the President tasked to promote and uphold the interests, rights and welfare of Overseas Filipinos, and strengthen their ties with the...
The Capacity-building on Crisis Management and Assistance to Migrant Nationals (C-MAN) launched by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2014 provided support the Government of the Philippines in equipping frontline public servants with the skills to protect migrant workers...
This publication seeks to assist central and local government as well as civil society organisations to be better prepared to communicate with culturally and linguistically diverse communities in the event of a civil emergency.
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) was adopted at the Third UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan, on March 18, 2015.