Staying Effective (Safety, Security and Wellbeing)- Horn of Africa Response


Staying Effective (Safety, Security and Wellbeing)- Horn of Africa Response

This module examines some basic components to staying effective when working in response to the Horn of Africa humanitarian crisis.

Part 1 of the module provides a foundation for understanding basic personal security, including assessing your own behaviour and risk profile, developing situational awareness, and conducting rapid, dynamic risk assessments.

Part 2 of the module examines basic techniques to remain effective, including techniques to manage stress and remain effective during the crisis.

Module aim

To support participants to remain effective in their work as part of the Horn of Africa drought response.

Module Objectives

  • Describe situational awareness and explain its usefulness for security
  • Explain how to conduct a dynamic risk assessment and assess sources of information
  • Identify signs and symptoms of mental ill-health and list possible solutions
  • Identify basic components for personal effectiveness and staying healthy

Course Structure

The module comprises three live facilitated sessions, each 60 minutes duration

Total: 180 minutes

Who should attend?

The module is aimed at those responding to the Horn of Africa drought 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?


Hpass badge

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.

Any questions? Check out our Terms and Conditions here, or contact training@redr.org.uk.

In case of any complaints, please email complaints@redr.org.uk

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR UK is committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email training@redr.org.uk at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR UK about your needs.

Course Overview

Course Length
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