Pasadena, Ca. - In October, an assessment team led by the Headington Institute will head to Darfur and Chad to evaluate how how staff are being supported in the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
Over the past three years, as many as 400,000 people have died as a result of the conflict in Sudan. Over 2 million people have been displaced, and many have taken refuge in neighboring Chad.
InterAction is a coalition of more than 160 US-based private relief, international development and refugee assistance organizations.
Foundation Grant Will Be Applied to Stress and Trauma Management Training in Kenya
Pasadena, Ca. - The Headington Institute recently received a matching challenge grant of $17,500, toward a goal of $35,000, from a major West Coast charitable foundation to be used for stress and trauma management training for humanitarian workers in Kenya in 2005.
Project "Helping Kenya's Helpers" is designed to help humanitarian workers in Kenya better cope with the increased levels of stress and trauma they experience during the course of their work.