Training Courses
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RedR Australia offers a suite of internationally recognised humanitarian training courses.

Essentials of Humanitarian Practice (EHP)

The Essentials of Humanitarian Practice provides foundational knowledge for working within the modern humanitarian system and for responding to an international crisis that involves a global response. This course provides participants with an understanding of the complexity of the international relief system and the legal framework for humanitarian assistance. We introduce the characteristics of natural disasters and conflict-induced emergencies and the requirements for an effective humanitarian…

05 Feb - 10 Feb 2020 / 15 Apr - 20 Apr 2020 / 09 Sep - 14 Sep 2020 / 11 Nov - 16 Nov 2020
Victoria, Australia

Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)

Humanitarian workers are increasingly exposed to challenging, insecure, remote or hostile environments due to lawlessness, political instability and armed conflict, so there is a compelling need for them to be adequately prepared for any dangers they may encounter. Sexual harassment, interactions with aggressive armed combatants, day light robbery and traffic accidents are realistic threats for humanitarians and aid workers. All field workers should be adequately prepared for these events and be…

12 Feb - 16 Feb 2020 / 22 Apr - 26 Apr 2020 / 24 Jun - 28 Jun 2020 / 16 Sep - 20 Sep 2020 / 18 Nov - 22 Nov 2020
Victoria, Australia

Humanitarian Logistics in Emergencies (HLE)

Logistics is at the heart of all emergency operations. It encompasses the movement of goods and equipment, the relocation of disaster-affected people, transfer of casualties and the movement of aid and relief workers and volunteers. Approximately 60-70% of funding in each emergency is spent on logistics, highlighting the need for effective and efficient systems. Providing humanitarian logistics training to local emergency response workers is an effective part of disaster preparedness planning. I…

02 Aug - 07 Aug 2020
Victorian Emergency Management Institute (VEMI), Mount Macedon, Victoria

Water Sanitation and Hygiene in Emergencies (WASH)

In any humanitarian crisis, communities need access to safe drinking water, adequate sanitation and hygiene. Waterborne diseases are major killers in disasters and complex emergencies, where large populations are displaced and/or moving or where local water infrastructure has been destroyed by an earthquake, typhoon or bombing. Effective intervention can reduce the spread of disease, alleviate suffering and ultimately save lives. When local emergency response workers understand how to apply basi…

13 Jun - 19 Jun 2020
Victorian Emergency Management Institute (VEMI), Mount Macedon, Victoria

Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPHA)

Increasing emergencies brings a growing demand for humanitarians with expertise in Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPHA), by delivering this training we aim to increase the pool of experts available to deploy in this sector. This course is an ideal choice for humanitarian practitioners and those entering the sector that have an interest and commitment to child protection, and want to increase their knowledge of how children can be affected in humanitarian action. The course will broaden…

18 Mar - 20 Mar 2020
RedR Head Office, Carlton, Melbourne
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