This 4-week online course will give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to participate in the development of security strategies,from conducting context analyses, to how that informs the subsequent vulnerability assessments and risk assessments, through to using security frameworks to mitigate urban specific risks.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE COVER
Actor Mapping and Specific Urban Threats
Gender and Security
Threat and Vulnerability
Developing Security Strategies
The Differences between Urban and Rural Violence
BY THE END OF THE COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
Develop basic context analysis for a complex urban setting, using a good practice structure
Differentiate the risks faced by diverse humanitarians (particularly with regard to gender)
Identify security threats of special concern in an urban environment and use a security risk framework to manage them.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The target audience for this course are humanitarians, with practical experience in the field. Participants should have an interest in working in an urban emergency response and have some experience in the humanitarian and/or development sector. This course presupposes a working knowledge of basic humanitarian principles.
The duration of the facilitated on-line course is 4 consecutive weeks where all activities take place on-line. It is expected that you spend around three to five hours per week on participating in team activities and completing individual tasks.
Most of the activities are asynchronous, the asynchronous model means that you can log in when convenient for you, whether that is during the working day, in the evening at home or while travelling. However, there will be some webinars where a time will be scheduled and participants will need to be available to participate in tasks, this will cater to different time zones and working schedules.
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