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Blog posts filtered by the category: training
23 Oct 2018
blog By Yuan-Kwan Chan Tags: training, data

110 participants.

20 minutes to prepare.

3 judges.

1.5 minutes to convince a donor on how to aid polio vaccination efforts in Syria.

That was the challenge posed to student delegates representing 27 nationalities and 56 higher education institutions recently in Bangkok, Thailand. The participants, selected to attend the 2018 University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS), learned about ReliefWeb and technological developments in the humanitarian sector, then divided themselves into groups to tackle our Syria polio challenge.

Birat Lekhak of ReliefWeb / OCHA talks about the use of drone and satellite imagery in the humanitarian sector. © Yuan-Kwan Chan / ReliefWeb / OCHA

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20 Feb 2018
blog By Jason Fallow Tags: training, filter, search


  • We’ve improved our search filters to make finding training opportunities easier.

  • New tabs allow you to discover free and online courses in one click.

  • Revised scope means you’ll find courses that are more relevant to your career.

ReliefWeb is the humanitarian community’s go-to site for training opportunities, and now we’ve made it even easier for you to find exactly what you’re looking for. With our latest updates to the Training section, ReliefWeb is able to more effectively facilitate learning and development in the humanitarian world.

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19 Dec 2016
blog By Miguel Hernandez Rivera Tags: API, filter, Statistics, data, jobs, labs, training, mobile, Trends

** PLEASE NOTE the Data Snapshots have been discontinued. Learn more about the reasons for decommissioned project on our Labs Page

ReliefWeb received, on average, about 1.3 million visits a month in 2016. Our users visit the site to search for the latest crisis information, job announcements and opportunities to brush up their skills and knowledge. They access the site from the field and headquarters, using various devices.

As an operator of a major humanitarian information platform, we have been improving our Google Analytics data gathering in order to improve our services based on user behaviors. The continuous improvements to our API in the past years have made it easier to analyze what’s in our content repository with information dating back to 1996, which we made available to users via Content Trends alpha in 2014.

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24 Jun 2015
blog By Yuan-Kwan Chan Tags: training

ReliefWeb’s Training section has been gaining popularity. Last year, the section advertised about 3,000 training opportunities by more than 570 organizations, catering to the needs of humanitarian professionals - a 16.5 per cent rise in the number of advertisements compared to the previous year and a threefold increase since 2009.

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20 May 2013
blog By Andrew Kobylinski Tags: jobs, training

Have you wanted to search ReliefWeb's jobs and training sections by region? Or look for jobs and training in only a few select countries? Well our latest improvement to the search filters now allows you to do this.

We’ve created new country and region filters that are designed to help you find jobs and training in specific locations. Using these filters will make your search faster and easier, providing more accurate results.

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