Existing blood services have been expanded to support the needs of incoming migrants. As a result, in emergency situations, where blood is needed, the lives of migrants can be protected.
Integration of support for migrants into the services provided by the emergency medical services. This reduces the vulnerability of migrants who often do not have access to immediate basic care.
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.