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21 Aug 2018 description
training Ongoing course Humanitarian Leadership Academy

Innovation…what does it mean for the humanitarian sector?

Find out more about this exciting topic with our new online course “Innovation Essentials”.

Developed by the Humanitarian Leadership Academy, this one-hour course provides you with a series of real-life examples of innovations from around the world, and explains how innovation can help disaster-affected communities. You will pick up some practical tools and skills to bring innovation to life within your organisation.

05 Jun 2018 description
training Ongoing course Humanitarian Leadership Academy

Volunteers are right on the frontline of delivery. They often find themselves providing first aid, getting people to hospitals, running food and cash distributions, helping with vaccination or hygiene campaigns, and many other types of practical work.

Volunteer Essentials is an introductory course designed to give volunteers a clear overview of volunteering in the humanitarian sector.

The course includes five topics:

22 May 2018 description
training Ongoing course Humanitarian Leadership Academy

The impact of long hours, insecure environments, chronic stress, and traumatic incidents affect both the physical and emotional wellbeing of humanitarian professionals. They can experience anxiety, post-traumatic stress, depression and burnout.

As a result, even the most committed and experienced of them can become unable to function at their best, meaning that crisis-affected people may not be receiving the assistance and protection that they need. Investing in humanitarian staff wellbeing and resilience has therefore become a necessity.

10 May 2018 description
training Ongoing course Humanitarian Leadership Academy

We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new online course, Psychological First Aid for Children, developed in collaboration with Save the Children.

In crisis events, children react and think differently to adults. Ensuring that humanitarian staff and volunteers are well-equipped to provide initial support for children in an appropriate way can make a significant difference in delivering an effective emergency response.

15 Feb 2018 description
training Ongoing course Humanitarian Leadership Academy

Disasters have devastating consequences. They cause deaths, the destruction of property and infrastructure, mass displacement, social and economic disruption and damage to the environment. Although floods, earthquakes, typhoons and other natural hazards can’t be prevented, their impact on communities can be limited through Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) practices.

31 Jan 2018 description
training Ongoing course Humanitarian Leadership Academy

When disaster strikes, people need food, shelter, water and safety. They also need to be able to communicate with each other and with those trying to help them.

Built specifically for humanitarian staff working with disaster-affected communities,this free online course will help you build your communication skills and strengthen your understanding of how to use them to engage effectively with crisis-affected communities.

12 Sep 2017 description
training Ongoing course Humanitarian Leadership Academy

Take part in a new FREE online course: Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring in the Humanitarian Sector

Created specifically for those working in humanitarian response, this one-hour course will help you build your coaching and mentoring skills and strengthen your understanding of how to use them effectively when working in an emergency response.

At the end of the course, you will: