Welcome to the Diaspora Humanitarian Training course! 
This course has been designed to enhance your knowledge in:

  • The Humanitarian Principles
  • Needs Assessments
  • Safety & Security
  • Accountability & Transparency
  • Organisational Development
  • Advocacy and Policy
  • Project Development
  • Bid Writing
  • Reporting
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Risk Management
  • Corruption

The Diaspora Humanitarian Training course is also available in Arabic.

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Is this course for me?
This is the course for you if you are new to the humanitarian sector and want to improve your knowledge in an easy and accessible way.

This course has been designed with diaspora responders in mind but would be beneficial for new humanitarian workers, project managers, managers, volunteers, local responders and anyone wanting entry level insight into the humanitarian sector, setting up an organisation, being an effective advocate and utilising monitoring and evaluation for greater impact.

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How will I benefit from this course?
This course has been made in response to frustrations, questions and development assistance requests from diaspora organisations and their local partners.

The course will provide you with the following:

  • Simple breakdown of the humanitarian principles
  • Responses to the challenges diaspora face following humanitarian principles
  • Increased knowledge in advocacy tools
  • Steps to contribute to policy development 
  • What donors are looking for when funding projects
  • Information for effective fundraising
  • Recording the work you do to become a tool for partnerships and funding
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills that apply to your project
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How long will it take?
 The course is made up of three modules which will take 125 minutes in total (extra time may be taken to complete activities in a supporting workbook).

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free!

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click the       Join course        button at the top of this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.

This course was developed by Diaspora Emergency Action & Coordination (DEMAC), with funding from ECHO and the Humanitarian Leadership Academy.