HI 008: CERTIFICATE COURSE IN INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITARIAN AND RELIEF WORK

HI 008: CERTIFICATE COURSE IN INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITARIAN AND RELIEF WORK

HI 008: CERTIFICATE COURSE IN INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITARIAN AND RELIEF WORK

This course aims to introduce the underlying principles of the humanitarian sector and the realities of working in emergencies. This course helps to appreciate the background, evolution, and nature of humanitarian work. At the end of the course, the learner should have a reasonable knowledge of the humanitarian relief system and have an understanding of the roles and relationships of organizations in the International relief system and management; understand the characteristics of natural disasters and complex emergencies; understand key issues in the cultural, political and organizational environment of relief assistance; appreciate the legal and emotional issues impinging on those affected by disasters; assess their personal skills and identify areas of development, recognize teamwork skills required in relief work and practice some essentials of effective teamwork; and apply techniques and approaches that increase individual responsibility in humanitarian work.
The topics to be covered include;

  • The general context of the complexity and diversity of relief situations; develop an understanding of the International context of emergency relief work, explaining the distinctions between natural disasters and conflict-induced emergencies and provide an introduction to the International humanitarian system
  • Monitoring and evaluation of emergencies, indicators, and tools, including good practices
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Program management-log frame, project cycle, principles of program management in emergencies
  • Information management-information and communication technology in disaster risk reduction
  • Shelter and settlement-emergency shelter options, sheltering as an approach, displacement and transitional settlement planning
  • Supply chain management- Relief logistics, essentials of managing and distributing relief supplies.
  • Assessment of the disaster cycle- why, when, and standards for assessment, concepts of Disaster management.
  • Humanitarian principles, standards, and codes of conduct
  • Disaster coordination- using the cluster approach
  • Water sanitation and hygiene-basic essentials of Hygiene, and the framework of improving hygiene

 

Course Begins on the 1st of every month for 3 months.
Course Level: Certificate Course
Cost: Amount €400

To register for the course, contact:

The Director of Admissions
Strategia, Netherlands
The Hague, Netherlands

Tel: +31 616950 384
+31616086526

Email: info@strategianetherlands.nl
French@strategianetherlands.nl
Website: www.strategianetherlands.nl

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