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Sphere emergency training toolkit

Every year, the dedicated community of Sphere practitioners offers training workshops on Sphere principles and standards around the world. Many of these trainings take place in an emergency setting...

Posted: 13th April 2014

New quality and accountability roadmap for field workers

Church World Service-Pakistan/Afghanistan (CWS-P/A) has just published Quality and Accountability for Project Cycle Management, a booklet authored by experienced trainers Sylvie Robert and Astrid de Valon. Presented as "a...

Posted: 23rd March 2014

Humanitarian training in your pocket? Why not on your wrist?

Online courses are great, but poor or non-reliable Internet access may make them inaccessible to humanitarian staff in some contexts, particularly in the field. That's why DisasterReady.org - a...

Posted: 5th March 2014

Game report: Reaching Resilience

By Daphne Nadig * "Reaching Resilience," a game developed by CARE International, Urgence Réhabilitation Dévelopement (Groupe URD) and the Wageningen University, uses a fun method to teach the concept...

Posted: 17th January 2014

Academic gathering highlights humanitarian principles

By Cecilia Furtade * The need to reassert humanitarian principles in a changing and increasingly complex humanitarian landscape was the leitmotiv of the discussion at the Network of Humanitarian...

Posted: 9th January 2014

Do celebrities comply with humanitarian standards?

Next Saturday, Angelina Jolie will receive an Oscar in recognition of her humanitarian efforts. At the same time, a planned Italian TV show involving celebrities and humanitarian operations has...

Posted: 11th November 2013

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