This course looks at the humanitarian sector and how it has evolved over time. It also introduces key guiding principles that are applicable to emergency response work.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the origins of the Humanitarian Movement and the changing nature of emergency response.
  • Recognise the four core humanitarian principles and understand the reasons for principled humanitarian action.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Principles in the Red Cross Code of Conduct, who it applies to, and responsibilities that come with the code. 
This module is part of the Transforming Surge Capacity Project. It is aimed at platform roster members and those completing the training of trainers (TOT).

This module should take 1 hour or less to complete.

Please note This module is in a testing phase and will be revised based on feedback over the coming months.