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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.

NRC - Humanitarian Access

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Learn the fundamental principles of humanitarian access and gain basic tools to better understand operational environments.


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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