Category Archives: Training

Quick guide for education in emergencies

The right to education is an internationally recognized human right; it is also more than that, it is the tool through which people exercise and defend the rest of their human rights.

However, per UNESCO, in 2014 there were 58 million children around the world who were not in school. The percentage of girls deprived of education is higher than the percentage of boys since gender still represents an obstacle in many cultures. Furthermore, UNESCO recognizes that, if this tendency persists, 4 out of 10 of those children

Training during emergencies?

Alberto Martos Sauquillo

Very interesting this Sphere article, also based on a Lutheran World Relief’s report.

Yes, you definitely need an experienced team in an emergency if you want results in a complex situation, but an emergency is also the perfect place to learn about emergencies. And we all can learn, both novices and experts.

Practical guide for the distribution of non-food products in emergency situations

In emergency situations, it is common for chaos and disorganization to prevail. This is due to the necessity of the ones who are affected and deprived of basic needs for protection, survival and preservation of their dignity.

In accordance with the Humanitarian Charter, International Law and the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross/Red Crescent movements and NGOs; we must have and preserve minimum standards regarding housing, human settlements and non-food items. The focus is on keeping human rights: dignity, right to live, protection, security as well as the right to receive humanitarian assistance, as needed.

People affected by a disaster must have access to basic products that ensure they have the satisfaction of the basic human needs. Therefore, access to priority products such as clothes, blankets as well as means to prepare and consume food and items for personal hygiene to preserve health, privacy and dignity, must be ensured.

The distribution of non-food products is closely linked to and complemented with other camp’s sectors such as food, water, sanitation, health, nutrition and protection. A Skilled management of the distribution of non-food product is required to help strengthen the effort or the humanitarian aid carried out in other sectors associated with the emergency or disaster plan.

This guide is a communicative important instrument in the distribution of non-food products.  Through its different steps, it facilitates humanitarian actors their technical and ordered intervention, making their work easier for the benefit of those who receive humanitarian aid. At the same time this guide offers a sense of order, exposing clearly the procedure of distribution of non-food products.

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Becoming a Humanitarian Aid Worker

This 2-part presentation provides an introduction to the issues, challenges and opportunities involved in becoming a Humanitarian Aid Worker.

HASC KALU joins to the Institute of Humanitarian Studies

Solidarity Games

Stress on Humanitarian staff – Support Staff techniques

The Master: added value during the mission!

How to create a comic for an awareness campaign

Presentation: Protection Manual for Human Rights Defenders

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Photo: Carlos III University

(This resource is available in Spanish)

The term human rights defender has spread from the statement on the same adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 9, 1998. Describe the person who individually or collectively act to promote or protect human rights, be they civil, political, economic, social and / or cultural, whether concrete as minority or groups and their vulnerability support a high degree of people social or political exclusion.