Explore the history of humanitarianism
Identify the key principles and values associated with humanitarian action and management
Describe the role of the different actors and their relationship before, during and after a humanitarian response
Identify the future of humanitarian action and the role of localisation
Earthquake, flood, fire, famine and conflict — we seem to be hearing more about these things every day, and watching as they impact communities all over the world. Fortunately there are organisations trained and ready to assist communities affected by disasters.
On this course you will explore the long history of humanitarianism, learning about the important principles and values that underpin it. You’ll also discover how the humanitarianism works across the globe, understanding how responses to disasters are coordinated and learning more about the various bodies involved.
the history of humanitarianism
the principles and values that underpin humanitarian action
different actors and how the system works
exploring if localisation is the future of humanitarian action
This course has been created for those working in the humanitarian sector and those interested in humanitarian issues and leadership.