Harvard University is offering a free online course in Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster. The course begins on August 30th and runs for 5 weeks. Learn the principles guiding humanitarian response to modern emergencies, and the challenges faced in the field today.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
From the Syrian refugee crisis to the West Africa Ebola outbreak, humanitarian emergencies have reached unprecedented dimensions and proportions. As need for humanitarian aid grows, how can efforts to alleviate human suffering evolve with it?
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Legal and historical frameworks shaping the professionalization of the humanitarian field
- An applied understanding of the principles guiding humanitarian response and the tensions that arise when operationalizing these principles in modern crises
- How to recognize and adapt to major trends affecting the scope and implementation of humanitarian work
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