RedR UK’s recent use of simulation in its training has demonstrated that there is a strong argument for the value of this methodology. A new learning paper aims to outline the benefits.
Omar Mahammad is Community Mobilisation Coordinator with the NGO International Relief and Development (IRD) in Za’atari camp, Jordan - home to more than 80,000 Syrian refugees. He attended RedR’s ‘Protection’ training in October of this year. Here, Omar explains why it's so important that humanitarian staff working in Za'atari are well-versed in the principles of protection.
For the past six months, a wide range of actors have been working to develop the Sudan National Sanitation and Hygiene Strategic Framework, which will help to speed and scale up efforts to improve sanitation and hygiene services and practices across the country. WASH expert Sarah House explains RedR’s contribution to this vital initiative.
On the 12-14 January 2016, RedR held a pilot of the Shelter in Urban Emergencies course, delivered as part of RedR’s ‘Ready to Respond’ programme, funded by Lloyd’s Charities Trust. The course was developed for shelter practitioners with limited urban experience and addresses the social, legal, institutional and technical aspects of urban shelter response and related crosscutting issues.
Purpose: The Purpose of this role is to assist the Finance team with day-to-day financial aspects and administrative duties as well adhering to financial requirements of the office
Responsible to: Finance and Programme Support Coordinator
Responsible for: None
Working with: MENA Programmes Team
Location: Amman, Jordan
Post: Full-time/ Part-time (negotiable)
Period: 6 months contract
Expenses: RedR will reimburse daily allowance of JD 10 for each working day as fixed rate to cover lunch and transportation expenses
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Aid agencies in recent urban emergencies have often lacked the ability to respond effectively in these environments. The urban context is much more complex than many rural or camp-focused emergencies, requiring specialist technical support to make immediate repairs to infrastructure that aid agencies don’t have the capacity to offer.
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World Action Fund (WAF) Uganda in partnership with www.redr.org.uk is organising a training program in four locations in Uganda, to equip, individuals, huminitarian workers with skills and capacity to handle conflicts, disasters, risks, personal safety and cyber threat securities.
TENTATIVE START DATE: September 2017
CATEGORIES OF PERSONS: Humanitarian workers, individuals, government workers, religious, and cultural leaders, journalists
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This one-day workshop is an essential introduction for anyone interested in a career in the humanitarian sector. You will hear first hand experiences from individuals who have been involved in humanitarianism, learn about the nature of humanitarian relief, and look at the skills you have to bring to the sector.
RedR, in partnership with Insecurity Insight and EISF, is providing free tailored coaching to organisations needing support in developing and implementing robust incident reporting procedures. The coaching is very flexible and will involve 6 x 1hr sessions delivered online via Skype. The session schedule will be arranged between the coach and the organisation, but all sessions must be completed within a 6-month time frame.