CMC Webinar: Tools for Working with Migrants in Disaster Situations
A webinar organized by the Caribbean Migration Consultations, to discuss about how we can implement new practices and tools to better assist migrants, following some key aspects:
- Collecting data on migrants to inform disaster prevention, preparedness and response.
Building the capacity of emergency management actors and personnel to deliver services inclusively in affected communities.
Improving coordination among key institutions at local, national and regional level.
- This webinar is designed for emergency managers, consular officials and other stakeholders that work in fields of migration and disaster preparedness and response.
The webinar panelist: Lorenzo Guadagno, Manager, MICIC Capacity Building Program
IOM’s Steadfast Support to Global Resettlement
Watch a short-animated video featuring the story of a refugee family as they go through the resettlement process from selection to reception. It concerns the plight of refugees and IOM’s role in essential aspects of resettlement from health and integration, to ensuring a safe and dignified movement.
School Rehabilitation for Refugee Students
Many schools in Kurdistan Region of Iraq have increased numbers of students, after welcoming Syrian refugee and internally displaced Iraqi students. In 2017, 19 of these schools received new classrooms, toilets, learning material and equipment, through the support of the US Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM).
Mass Evacuation Simulation Exercises in Philippines
The Mass Evacuation Simulation Exercises conducted by IOM Philippines reenacted the mass migration of displaced persons in the event a catastrophic earthquake hits the region.
Trafficking in persons in context in crisis
Right after a disaster, human displacement often rises, which enables the development of situations in which human trafficking networks can easily deceive, manipulate and exploit those who are affected by the crisis.