Provision of free medical care targeted at undocumented migrants.
Centres to provide mental health treatment to migrants suffering from severe trauma.
Community centres in host communities provide support across human and physical capitals and help migrants with integration.
Returning migrants that have suffered a serious injury or illness during the journey need special assistance to first and foremost meet their physical requirements and then meet other needs.
Migrants returning home, particularly when the return is unplanned, tend to be more vulnerable; they often lack resources to get to their home town. The centres provide immediate assistance (mostly to address physical needs) to migrants returning home.
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.