Internal programmes to increase diversity of National Society staff and volunteers. In order to understand the full spectrum of needs, vulnerabilities and sensitivities of different migrants and ensure services are effective, service providers benefit from having a more diverse staff and volunteer workforce.Ready2Help initiative, Netherlands
A civilian support network that allows quick mobilization of volunteers.Psychosocial training and support for volunteers, Sweden
Psychosocial training and support for volunteers to help them handle the mental strain of dealing with the high inflows of migrants, the transient nature of their support, and the traumatic stories they hear from migrants.
Smart practices report and database survey
About the report
People migrate in pursuit of a better life for themselves and their families. As described in the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Policy on Migration, “migrants are persons who leave or flee their habitual residence to go to new places – usually abroad – to seek opportunities or safer and better prospects.