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Essentials of Humanitarian Practice

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Registration deadline: 10 Nov 2014 Training date: 17 Nov 2014 to 21 Nov 2014 RedR UK

About the course:

Essentials of Humanitarian Practice will give participants an insight into life working in the field whilst increasing understanding of the characteristics of natural disasters, conflict induced emergencies and the requirements for an effective humanitarian response.

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Community Based Reintegration and Security (CBRS), Specialised Training Course for Practitioners

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Registration deadline: 15 Sep 2014 Training date: 09 Nov 2014 to 15 Nov 2014 Transition International

The specialised training course on Community Based Reintegration and Security (CBRS) for practitioners is jointly organised by the Barcelona International Peace Resource Center, and Transition International. The course builds upon the successful annual specialised reintegration course. The course explicitly explores new practices and lessons learned on the shift towards comprehensive context and community driven reintegration and community security programming.

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Needs Assessment In Emergencies

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Registration deadline: 03 Nov 2014 Training date: 10 Nov 2014 to 14 Nov 2014 RedR UK

About the course:

Kenya is a complex working environment, often requiring work across many sectors at the same time. The ways in which needs are defined and prioritised has huge implications. Conducting accurate, effective and timely assessments is key to the preparation and planning of humanitarian programmes and projects which can often form the basis for a coherent monitoring process.

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WASH Essentials in Emergencies

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Registration deadline: 27 Oct 2014 Training date: 03 Nov 2014 to 07 Nov 2014 RedR UK

About the course:

Providing access to safe water and sanitation is a fundamental human right and is essential to any humanitarian response. Water and sanitation programming, alongside hygiene promotion, is key to reducing deaths from water-related diseases in emergency contexts. This highly participatory course, with group exercises and theory based sessions, provides an overview of WASH in emergencies, identifying key issues and training participants on key technical skills.

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Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

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Registration deadline: 20 Oct 2014 Training date: 27 Oct 2014 to 31 Oct 2014 RedR UK

About the course:

Disaster risk reduction (DRR) is a vital element of any responsible humanitarian aid effort, as well as a crucial part of governmental planning. Both strive to ensure that when the next disaster hits, the loss of life is significantly decreased and communities have the knowledge, skills and infrastructures to rebuild their lives as quickly and effectively in a manner that fits their culture and expectations.

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Training of Trainers for the Humanitarian Sector

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Registration deadline: 20 Oct 2014 Training date: 27 Oct 2014 to 31 Oct 2014 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.

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Managing Projects in Emergency

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Registration deadline: 08 Sep 2014 Training date: 09 Sep 2014 to 11 Sep 2014 RedR UK

Managing Projects in Emergencies (3 days)

Effective responses to complex emergencies require exceptional project management skills. Being able to deliver quality outputs on time and under pressure is crucial to any humanitarian response. Even under the most extreme pressure, the quality of project management cannot be allowed to slip.

This three-day course identifies the key project management skills required by humanitarian workers and equips participants with the tools and techniques for managing projects more successfully in emergencies.

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Security Guard Level II

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Registration deadline: 03 Sep 2014 Training date: 04 Sep 2014 RedR UK

Security Guard Training– Level II (1 day)

Guards are at the forefront of the security of staff and property in offices, residents and warehouses of organizations. Towards an effective prevention and response to security incidents, their understanding of the security context and situation should be broadened beyond just the direct specific roles and responsibilities. They should be able to identify changes in the security context and report it with sufficient information.

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Security Guard Level I

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Registration deadline: 02 Sep 2014 Training date: 03 Sep 2014 RedR UK

Security Guard Training Level 1 (1 day)

This 1 day training course aims to improve the understanding of the role of guards, for the guards themselves and to ensure the standardised practices of keeping sites and people safe with procedural responses to both standard and emergency situations

What does the workshop cover?

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

· Specify the guards role

· Describe how Image and acceptance & Interpersonal communication is important to a guards role

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Proposal Writing

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Registration deadline: 26 Aug 2014 Training date: 27 Aug 2014 to 28 Aug 2014 RedR UK

Proposal Writing (2 days)

Ability of NGOs to deliver aid is dependent on access to funds. Ability to receive donors’ funding depends on the quality of project proposal. This course will focus on aspects what make proposals effective and successful.

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Proposal Writing & Report Writing

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Registration deadline: 14 Oct 2014 Training date: 21 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014 RedR UK

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Security Management in the Field

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Registration deadline: 13 Oct 2014 Training date: 20 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014 RedR UK

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

This five-day intensive, residential course will enable participants to identify the key requirements for managing security in complex emergencies and conflict zones by practicing essential techniques in risk management, security assessment and crisis response. The course draws on field case studies, the current humanitarian environment and the security management practices used by humanitarian bodies internationally.

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Safe and Secure Driving

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Registration deadline: 25 Aug 2014 Training date: 26 Aug 2014 RedR UK

Safe and Secure Driving (1 day)

Driving a 4x4 vehicle effectively requires specific skills techniques that need to be learnt and practiced. Incorrect use of an off-road vehicle can increase your maintenance costs considerably and under certain road conditions be life-threatening.

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Personal Safety and Security in the Field

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Registration deadline: 29 Sep 2014 Training date: 06 Oct 2014 to 10 Oct 2014 RedR UK

About the course:

This is an intensive, residential, dynamic five-day course where you will discuss, learn and apply approaches and measures to improve your personal security when living and working in insecure environments. Personal Safety & Security in the Field has been designed specifically from an NGO perspective to provide the most relevant and challenging training for NGO workers.

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Humanitarian Accountability Partnership

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Registration deadline: 15 Sep 2014 Training date: 22 Sep 2014 to 24 Sep 2014 RedR UK

About the course:

In order for any humanitarian programme to be effective, aid workers need to be able to determine whether their relief work is meeting the real needs of the vulnerable people affected. The Humanitarian Accountability Partnership’s (HAP) Standard helps to ensure that individuals and organisations can deliver on their commitments, being accountable to the people they assist and providing quality aid in a timely, cost-effective, and evidence-based manner.

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Personal Safety and Security in the Field

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Registration deadline: 08 Sep 2014 Training date: 15 Sep 2014 to 19 Sep 2014 RedR UK

About the course:

This is an intensive, residential, dynamic five-day course where you will discuss, learn and apply approaches and measures to improve your personal security when living and working in insecure environments. Personal Safety & Security in the Field has been designed specifically from an NGO perspective to provide the most relevant and challenging training for NGO workers.

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ToT for Humanitarian Workers

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Registration deadline: 02 Sep 2014 Training date: 08 Sep 2014 to 12 Sep 2014

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.

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Needs Assessment In Emergencies

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Registration deadline: 08 Sep 2014 Training date: 15 Sep 2014 to 19 Sep 2014 RedR UK

About the course:

Kenya is a complex working environment, often requiring work across many sectors at the same time. The ways in which needs are defined and prioritised has huge implications. Conducting accurate, effective and timely assessments is key to the preparation and planning of humanitarian programmes and projects which can often form the basis for a coherent monitoring process.

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Field Logistics in Emergencies

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Registration deadline: 26 Aug 2014 Training date: 01 Sep 2014 to 05 Sep 2014

About the course:

Logistics and the supply chain have never been more important to providing effective humanitarian assistance. Logistics activities account for a very large proportion of the costs involved in a disaster relief operation. Logisticians explore ways of minimising costs while maximising the impact of aid in order to ensure effective humanitarian response. This course aims to help you develop the competencies needed to manage field logistics in a humanitarian context.

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Partnership Brokers Training

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Registration deadline: 31 Aug 2014 Training date: 22 Sep 2014 to 25 Sep 2014 Partnership Brokers Association

There is a growing demand worldwide for disaster risk and vulnerability work to be delivered through collaborative / multi-agency models in order to achieve more innovation, efficiencies, sustainable solutions and / or scale. Nowhere is this truer than in the Humanitarian sector where, in the middle of a disaster or conflict, the expectation for a joined-up, collaborative approach is essential and desired by governments, donors and other stakeholders, including beneficiary populations themselves.