Guidelines In Action

GUIDELINE 2: Collect and share information on migrants, subject to privacy, confidentiality, and the security and safety of migrants

GiA2, on collecting and sharing information on migrants, presents efforts by different stakeholders to capture migrants' presence in areas at risk or affected by crises, as well as their patterns of movement. It also introduces a tool for developing collective profiles of migrants groups through key informant interviews.
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GUIDELINE 3: Empower migrants to help themselves, their families, and communities during and in the aftermath of crises

GiA3, on empowering migrants, presents efforts by different stakeholders to improve migrants' crisis awareness and preparedness, support their integration in host communities and protect them by improving their access to insurance. It also presents a tool to design relevant insurance programmes.
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GUIDELINE 4: Incorporate migrants in prevention, preparedness, and emergency response systems

GiA4, on incorporating migrants in prevention, preparedness and response, presents efforts by different stakeholders to actively account for and involve migrants in emergency management efforts. It also presents a training course for emergency responders on migrant-inclusive emergency management.
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GUIDELINE 5: Involve migrants in contingency planning and integrate their needs and capacities

GiA5, on invoving migrants in contingency planning presents efforts by different stakeholders to develop preparedness and evacuation plans that account for migrants' presence, including relevant arrangements for early warning and response. It also presents a basic template for the development of consular contingency plans.
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GUIDELINE 6: Communicate effectively with migrants

GiA6, on communicating effectively with migrants, presents efforts by different stakeholders to adapt and effectively share awareness messages and early warnings with migrants. It also presents a tool for conducting awareness workshops on emergencies and recommended preparedness measures for migrant representatives.
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GUIDELINE 7: Establish coordination agreements in advance to leverage strengths and foster trust

GiA7, on establishing coordination arrangements, presents systems States and non-state actors have established to provide joint emergency assistance to migrants. These include frameworks for joint emergency consular assistance from countries of origin, cooperation arrangements between foreign posts and emergency management institutions of the host country, and governmental and non-governmental actors in the host country. The document also presents a template agreement States can develop with IOM to ensure a more effective evacuation of their citizens out of crisis areas.
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