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23 Mar 2015 description
report RedR UK

I have been taught that if I see a person unconscious I should remove anything dangerous and check if they are breathing, clear the airway then check circulation by checking their pulse. I will then put them in the recovery position and wait for help to arrive.'

Sawera Saad is eight years old. She attends school in Pakistan’s Lower Dir region, an area where natural and man-made disasters are a real risk.

16 Mar 2015 description
report RedR UK

16 March 2015

RedR is responding to the devastation wreaked upon Vanuatu by cyclone Pam, sending experts on food, shelter, water, and child protection.

The category five storm, which ripped through the island nation on 13th-14th March, has been described as a ‘monster that has hit Vanuatu,’ by the Pacific nation state’s president, Baldwin Lonsdale.

He added: ‘All the development which has taken place (here) has been wiped out.’

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.

Jobs

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10 Feb 2015 description
job Closing date: 08 Jul 2015 RedR UK

Due to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the expansion of capacity building activities in the Middle East, RedR UK is looking for experienced, qualified training professionals to join our pool of RedR UK Associate Trainers. Associate trainers with RedR UK are listed on our consultant database and offered training work as and when needed and paid a daily rate. For this reason we cannot guarantee regular training opportunities. However, given current levels of demand we anticipate there will be many opportunities in the coming months.

Training

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16 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Dec 2015 Training date: 08 Dec 2015 to 10 Dec 2015 RedR UK

About the course

Given the insecure and often rapidly changing environments in which aid agencies work, safety and security management is not an optional extra.

16 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Nov 2015 Training date: 08 Nov 2015 to 10 Nov 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.

16 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Oct 2015 Training date: 20 Oct 2015 to 22 Oct 2015 RedR UK

About the course

Improving the quality of humanitarian practice and ensuring the effectiveness of responses to complex emergencies is a key aim shared by humanitarian agencies. Thus, monitoring and evaluation are essential activities for any project or programme. Careful monitoring of progress against targets allows timely changes to be made to maximise impact. Evaluation ensures accountability to all parties concerned, and allows learning to be carried through to future interventions.

16 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Oct 2015 Training date: 06 Oct 2015 to 08 Oct 2015 RedR UK

About the course

16 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 12 Sep 2015 Training date: 13 Sep 2015 to 15 Sep 2015 RedR UK

About the course

Improving the quality of humanitarian practice and ensuring the effectiveness of responses to complex emergencies is a key aim shared by humanitarian agencies. Thus, monitoring and evaluation are essential activities for any project or programme. Careful monitoring of progress against targets allows timely changes to be made to maximise impact. Evaluation ensures accountability to all parties concerned, and allows learning to be carried through to future interventions.