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Country:
Republic of Korea
Type of practice:
Manuals

This hand book was produced by the Government of the Republic of Korea and IOM to help migrants be better prepared in case of disasters. The Guidebook, which complements text with illustrations, is available in in the five languages mostly spoken by migrants in the country.

Country:
Republic of Korea
Type of practice:
Manuals

This hand book was produced by the Government of the Republic of Korea and IOM to help migrants be better prepared in case of disasters. The Guidebook, which complements text with illustrations, is available in in the five languages mostly spoken by migrants in the country.

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

The volunteers who are trying to help migrants who remain blocked by snow while trying to cross the mountains to reach France from Italy have prepared signs that now appear in Bardonecchia and Oulx, the two municipalities that have become the starting point for the crossing.

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

MiGuate is a special mobile application developed and deployed for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide consular services and assistance to migrants in the event of a crisis.

Country:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Type of practice:
Government bodies

Part of the European External Action Service (EEAS)' Crisis Response Department, the Consular Crisis Management Division currently has two roles:

Country:
Mexico
Type of practice:
Government bodies

Grupos Beta (Beta Groups) is a service by the National Institute of Migration (INM) of Mexico dedicated to the protection and defense of the human rights of migrants and are specialized in providing orientation, rescue and first aid, regardless of nationality or immigration status.

Country:
Germany
Type of practice:
Government body

The Federal Agency for Technical Relief (Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk, or THW) is a key actor in the country’s civil protection system, mandated to assist people in emergencies.  In December 2015, on the initiative of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the Federal Foreign Office, THW

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Tools

This guide assists service providers in developing a comprehensive plan for aiding farmworkers during federally declared disasters, undeclared emergencies, and other crises that affect the agricultural industry.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Research and reports

Southern California is at high risk for a major natural disaster. Yet, few assessments have been made to discover how communities with large populations of Limited English Proficient (LEP) immigrants would fare in such an event.

Country:
Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Ukraine
Type of practice:
Multilateral processes

The Council of Europe, through its EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement, is promoting improvements in emergency planning, disaster response and risk mitigation for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. EUR-OPA works in particular to: