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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
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.
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.
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:
The Settling-In Programme (SIP), introduced by the Ministry of Manpower of the Singapore Government, is a 1-day orientation programme for first-time Foreing Domestic Workers to educate them on safety precautions and living in Singapore.
The Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration Department, in close collaboration with IOM, has launched a biometric registration system for irregular migrants in the country’s Tanga region.
Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action documents positive practices and ongoing challenges to promote disability inclusion across UNHCR’s and its partners’ work in multiple countries and multiple displacement contexts.
The Secretary of Homeland Security may designate a foreign country for Temporary Protection Status (TPS) due to conditions in the country that temporarily prevent the country's nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its na
"Where Are We In The World" is a service of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation that allows Italians temporarily abroad to report on their personal data on a voluntary basis in order to plan more quickly and precisely rescue operations.
The Reference Group on Risk, Early Warning and Preparedness was created by the IASC to implement specific elements of the IASC Work Plan 2016-2017.