Enabling humanitarian responders to effectively participate in coordination of the humanitarian response to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis
The module is split into two sessions, beginning with the foundational concepts for humanitarian coordination and culminating in individual action plans to enhance the coordination of the response. In session one, there is an overview of the purpose of humanitarian coordination, and participants map the different mechanisms in place for coordination to the Ukraine crisis. Common challenges to coordination are identified, along with examples of promising practices to address them. In session two, participants examine some of the practical tools used to coordinate humanitarian action on the ground and across different sectors. Using interactive discussion and exercises, participants define the ways that they can support coordination of the response.
Enable humanitarian responders to effectively participate in coordination of the humanitarian response to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis.
1) Explain the purpose and benefits of coordination for humanitarian response.
2) List key actors and structures involved in coordination and explain their role.
3) Describe the relevant coordination mechanisms to respond to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis.
4) Identify common challenges to coordination and give examples of ways to address them.
5) List key products and tools used in coordination mechanisms for the Ukraine response (3Ws; appeals; sectoral standards and briefings).
6) Describe how on an individual and organisational level participants will engage with coordination mechanisms and contribute to the effectiveness of the humanitarian response for the Ukraine humanitarian crisis.
The module comprises two live facilitated sessions, each 60 minutes duration
Total: 120 minutes
Participants will be asked to watch a short video prior to the live sessions.
Who should attend?
This training targets working and volunteering in response to the Ukraine Humanitarian crisis. It aims to provide them with an orientation on humanitarian coordination mechanisms and practice, which can support their effective implementation of humanitarian assistance. The sessions are appropriate for first-time responders who seek to understand the basic concepts for coordination, as well as for more experienced practitioners who need information about how to engage with the mechanisms and challenges specific to the Ukraine Humanitarian crisis.
This course is offered for free; on a first come, first served basis. We will be creating a waiting list, so please email us if the course is already full so we can keep you in mind if anybody drops out.
How to join
If you would like to attend, please register through Eventbrite. You will receive instructions on how to join the course after registration.
The live online sessions are hosted on Zoom. We recommend joining via the Zoom app. Participants may join the training via a browser, although the browser offers limited access to some of the interactive features of the training. Participants will be expected to have a stable internet connection and to actively participate in all facilitated sessions.
What is the language of the training?
English (simultaneous translation available in Romanian)
Sessions I : Thursday 28th April, 09:00 Kyiv time (EEST or UTC+3)
Sessions II : Thursday 29th April, 09:00 Kyiv time (EEST or UTC+3)
Upon completion of the course participants will be eligible to apply for a HPass Badge, a digital indicator of achievement, and a way for participants to demonstrate their skills and experience in the humanitarian sector. You can find more information on HPass Badges here.
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