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Here are a few of our most popular humanitarian essentials courses

Humanitarian Context, Systems and Standards

Humanitarian U

Learn the essentials of humanitarian aid by exploring the context, systems, actors, principles, and standards that govern the complex and diverse ecosystem of humanitarian response.

Code of Conduct

Save the Children

For those new to humanitarian work, this video gives a concise overview of the code of conduct and humanitarian principles. 

Intro to International Humanitarian Law

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Armed conflicts affect millions of people around the globe. Learn the set of rules that seek to limit the effects of armed conflict including the principles governing the means and methods of warfare, the protection of the civilian population, and more.

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