Over the last decades, migrant farmworkers, including undocumented and indigenous workers, have been among the people worst affected by recurring fires in California.
IOM is supporting Egypt’s Ministry of Local Development improve the capacity of general managers in its crisis management departments to include migrant protection in their coordinated crisis response planning.
IOM Dominica, in collaboration with its national partners, rolled out a workshop and training of trainers on “Including Migrants in Disaster Risk Management”.
IOM Vietnam, in collaboration with the country's Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (DOLISA), conducted the first training workshop for labour migrant counsellors on the protection of migrants in crisis situations.
A Workshop was held on 10th of December 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh to validate the country's new Migration Crisis Operational Framework, as well as crisis preparedness and response plans for countries hosting large numbers of migrants from Bangladesh.
In partnership with the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), IOM organized a tsunami evacuation simulation in the village of Thap Lamu, Phang-Nga province.
IOM and the Ministry of Security’s Sector for Civil Protection trainied relevant personnel on integrating migrant-related considerations in disaster preparedness and response.
IOM trained 22 government and civil society trainers on reducing the vulnerabilities of migrant populations to crises such as natural disasters and conflicts.
35 government participants joined IOM and the Thai Red Cross to consider how to integrate migrant-related considerations in disaster preparedness and response.
A simulation exercise tested Senegal’s response to protecting migrants during natural disasters this week.