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Updates

21 entries found
15 Dec 2014 description
report RedR UK

This paper has been commissioned by RedR to identify gaps in skills, technology, and knowledge in urban humanitarian response in order to inform RedR’s project Ready to Respond which is looking to address these gaps in two specific areas:

09 Dec 2014 description
report RedR UK

On Saturday 6th December, the first RedR UK-trained NHS staff left the UK to help the fight against Ebola.

The 26 Doctors, nurses and paramedics, who have volunteered to live and work in Sierra Leone spent a week learning humanitarian skills including safety and security, and psychological support.

12 May 2014 description
report RedR UK

‘I carried my nephews through the surges the typhoon caused. I was a council worker, but I found myself up to my neck in water, with two boys raised above my head to keep them safe.’ Kenneth Renera was one of the estimated 11 million people caught in and affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 8-9 2013.

Today, thanks in part to RedR UK, he is one of millions of Philippines nationals working to ensure he, his community, and his country recover, and are better protected in future.

31 Jan 2014 description
report RedR UK

The ongoing conflict in northern Kenya and Somalia has seen the region become increasingly unstable. KIRA, an ongoing programme led by RedR and UNOCHA, ran an orientation session in the region last month to engage with local stakeholders from the affected communities.

03 Sep 2013 description

Executive Summary

This evaluation report aims to provide an independent assessment of the performance of the Kenya Initial Rapid Assessment (KIRA) in phase I from June 2012 – May.

Training

25 entries found
18 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Feb 2015 Training date: 23 Feb 2015 to 27 Feb 2015 RedR UK

Aid agencies in recent urban emergencies have often lacked the ability to respond effectively in these environments. One of the reasons for this is the lack of WASH experts with urban disaster response skills. The urban context is much more complex than many rural or camp-focused emergencies. The kind of response required is greatly affected by the type of disaster and the different urban environments, whether huge cities; medium sized towns; peri-urban or slum areas.

17 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Mar 2015 Training date: 16 Mar 2015 to 18 Mar 2015 RedR UK

About the course:

Managing projects effectively can be challenging, even to practiced managers, and implementing effective responses to complex emergencies, in particular, requires exceptional project management skills. The project environment during emergencies can change and evolve quickly and unexpectedly, which presents additional challenges and stress to project managers. The ability to deliver quality outputs on time, even under extreme circumstances, is crucial to any humanitarian response.

17 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 03 May 2015 Training date: 17 May 2015 to 18 May 2015 RedR UK

About the course:

Personal security training is crucial for anyone working in an insecure or hostile environment. This course has been designed to provide the most relevant and challenging training, specifically from an NGO perspective for NGO workers.

17 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 01 May 2015 Training date: 10 May 2015 to 12 May 2015 RedR UK

About the course:

Managing projects effectively can be challenging, even to practiced managers, and implementing effective responses to complex emergencies, in particular, requires exceptional project management skills. The project environment during emergencies can change and evolve quickly and unexpectedly, which presents additional challenges and stress to project managers. The ability to deliver quality outputs on time, even under extreme circumstances, is crucial to any humanitarian response.

17 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 14 Apr 2015 Training date: 28 Apr 2015 to 30 Apr 2015 RedR UK

About the course:

It has been said that “good teachers produce good students.” It is equally true that good trainers produce good aid workers. By passing on their wisdom and experiences through effective training techniques, humanitarian aid workers can extend the impact of their work to future projects and generations. Trainers in the humanitarian sector ensure aid workers are equipped with the skills and knowledge they require to deliver successful humanitarian programmes.