Protection mainstreaming in IOM crisis response
Protection Mainstreaming is the process of incorporating key protection principles in humanitarian response. IOM ensures that do no harm, promoting non-discrimination, meaningful access, safety, dignity, participation, empowerment and accountability measures become integral part of every response to migration crises.
The Guidance Note IN/232 [En Fr Sp] on How to mainstream protection in IOM’s crisis provides a step by step approach on how to integrate protection mainstreaming principles into both crisis response planning and the various phases of the project life-cycle. See attached the available tools.
- Situation and Vulnerability Analysis [En Fr Sp]
- Project Development and Endorsement [En Fr Sp]
- Project Monitoring and Evaluation [En Fr Sp]
- At risk profiles [En Fr Sp]
- Protection mainstreaming standards per sector of assistance
All tools are available in the three IOM official languages.
IOM would like to thank the United States Government, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation for their support to the development of this initiative.