140 Mission Ready licences are being issued to Syrian Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) in partnership with DisasterReady and the Investing in Syrian Humanitarian Action programme this summer.
The 'Remote Security Management' course introduces learners to a range of tools to manage security remotely at each phase of project - from design to closure.
They are then transported, through video-simulation technology, to the war-torn nation of Zabadin - a fictional Middle Eastern country - to respond to a cholera outbreak with the fictional NGO Health Emergency International.
Faced with a series of dilemmas, learners must apply their newly-acquired knowledge to take tough security decisions under time pressure and in coordination with team-mates in headquarters and field offices.
Right: An example of the materials users have to work with
Mission Ready is a collaboration between RedR UK and Digital Training Solutions (DTS), funded by the UK Aid and OFDA.