Toolkit - Home Countries

This section includes operational tools, guidance and infographics that IOM created to support the efforts of migrants' home countries to reduce the vulnerability of their citizens abroad in the event of a crisis.

Please browse the Resources and Publications section and the MICIC Repository of practices for additional tools.

Please note that all the following documents are available in high resolution for professional printing purposes upon request to MICICSecretariat@iom.int.

 

      

Special Measures for the Evacuation of Migrant Children: A Reference Checklist

 

 

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The Checklist is a non-binding compilation of recommended actions to ensure that the specific protection needs of migrant children are taken into consideration during humanitarian evacuations.


 

Consular Contingency Plan Template

 

 

 

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This template aims to provide foreign posts with a structure and some basic guidance on drafting a consular contingency plan to prepare for emergencies that could affect nationals in their area or country of jurisdiction.


 

Plannig For, And Supporting Evacuations

 

 

 

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The document provides guidance and a checklist to foreign posts' officials to collect and use relevant information to plan emergency evacuations. 


 

Be prepared!

Basic Crisis Preparedness Recommendations - Poster

 

 

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This infographic lists basic crisis preparedness recommendations for migrants.


 

Communicating With Nationals Abroad In Crisis - Poster

 

 

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This infographic can help consular and other foreign post staff identify relevant channels to enhance outreach and communication with their nationals abroad in the event of a crisis.


 

Foreign Posts' Stockpiles For Crisis Situations - Poster

 

 

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This infographic suggests basic items to be included in foreign posts' stockpiles as an emergency preparedness measure.


 

Information Gathering Tool - Migrant Groups
 

 

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This profiling tool can be used by relevant actors to gather key information on migrant groups at the local level by respecting the confidentiality of the information. 


 

Information Gathering Tool - Migrant Groups (condensed)

 

 

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This condensed version of the profiling tool can be used by relevant actors to gather essential information on migrant groups at the local level in a timely manner. 


 

Information Gathering Tool - Community Organizations

 

 

 

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This form can be used to build a directory of local actors that provide services to migrants in ordinary times and that, according to their mandate, can  offer assistance in the event of an emergency.


 

Matrix - Community Organizations

 

 

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This matrix can be used in conjuction with the "Information Gathering Tool - Community Organizations" to build a directory of relevant local actors that provide services to migrants in ordinary times and in the event of an emergency.


 

Information Gathering Tool - Translators, Interpreters and Mediators

 

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English, French

 

The form, to be used in conjuction with the "Matrix - Translators" can be used to build a directory of available resources for translation, interpretation and cultural mediation in emergencies. Training or briefing these professionals on emergency management.


 

Matrix - Translators, Interpreters and Mediators

 

 

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English, French

 

The matrix, to be used in conjuction with the "Information Gathering Tool - Translators", can be used to build a directory of available resources for translation, interpretation and cultural mediation in emergencies.