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Country:
United States of America
Type of Practice:
Contingency and preparedness plans

In the United States, authorities in Sonoma County, California, surveyed local civil society organizations to gather information on the numbers, locations and needs of their beneficiary population in order to develop a contingency and emergency communication plan for local groups with specific...

Country:
Thailand
Type of Practice:
Research and reports

This study explores what implications migrants’ presence holds  for future emergencies, especially those arising from natural hazards, taking Thailand as case study.

Country:
Japan
Type of Practice:
Website

The website provides up-to-date warnings and emergency information in Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish and English. It includes information on available services, projected paths of storms, and evacuation orders and accompanying instructions.

 

Country:
Global
Type of Practice:
Government bodies

This chapter on Consular Crisis Management of the US Government online Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) provides additional guidance for consular officers in planning for consular crisis management and actually managing a crisis.

Country:
United States of America
Type of Practice:
Training and capacity building

Listos is a culturally appropriate Spanish language curriculum that uses the strengths and bonds within the Latino community to educate and prepare its members for emergencies or disasters. Listos works because it is conducted in a teaching style that is approachable and non-threatening.

Country:
Global
Type of Practice:
Pre-departure communication material

This infographic by Upgraded Points will help travellers get to grips with what safety issues they need to consider before and during their vacation. It covers everything from getting prepared before they go, to how to take care of their health and money while they are abroad.

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...