Migrants in risk reduction and emergency management in Central America

Publication Type: 
Studies and Research
Publisher: 
IOM
Year: 
2019
Category: 
Studies and Reports
Subject: 
Migrant Inclusive DRR
Languages: 
Spanish
Countries/Regions: 
Central America
Number of Pages: 
124

This study identifies how migrants are being accounted for in legal and institutional frameworks on Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management in Central-American countries. It offers practical recommendations to support the inclusion of migrants, their needs and capacities, in public policies and operational frameworks related to disaster prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.

Table of Contents: 
  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Objectives and methodology
  1. Migrant population and disaster risk in Central America and Mexico
  2. Legal and institutional frameworks on disaster risk reduction and migrant populations
    1. Global frameworks
    2. Regional frameworks
    3. National frameworks
  3. Towards a migrant-inclusive disaster risk reduction agenda at the regional level
  • Recommendations and conclusions