Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Response

Staying Effective (Safety, Security, and Well-being)

This module examines some basic components to staying effective when working in response to the Ukraine crisis.

About this course

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 Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Response.

Module objectvies:

  • 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 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? 

The module is aimed at those responding to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis, both within Ukraine as well as the surrounding countries.

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?

Training could be facilitated by RedR UK experts in English, Ukrainian, Polish, and Romanian.

Course dates and sign up links:

Dates of the training sessions are listed here.

Click here to access other free, online contextualised modules offered by RedR UK to individuals and organisations responding to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and neighbouring countries.

Any questions? Please contact, or check out our Terms & Conditions here.

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, we will try our best and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR UK about your needs.

HPass Badging

For each module, RedR UK is also offering HPass Badging. An HPass badge is a digital indicator of achievement, and a way for participants to demonstrate their skills and experience. If a participant completes all offered modules, they will be eligible for an additional Milestone Badge. More information on HPass Badging can be found here. Participants will be able to redeem a badge through a link sent after the module. 

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