Disaster Response Simulation

Strengthen your skills and put theory into practice with this free disaster response simulation course from Humanitarian U.

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Online Course • 3 Hours • English • Free

What You Will Learn

Based on real emergency scenarios, this interactive simulation course will help you strengthen your skills in disaster response.


Learn how to:

  • Apply the cluster system approach to outline the management and logistics of an emergency response 

  • Analyze the complexity of an emergency

  • Identify priorities for initial rapid assessment

  • Identify the most important numerical data to collect

  • Prioritize response activities based on the initial assessments (for each sector)

  • Determine gaps and constraints related to your programming

  • Complete the relevant sections of a weekly situation report

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Learner Review

“I have learned very practical techniques and am ready for practice. Straight to the point course. Very useful for all humanitarians."

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