WASH in Emergencies (Brussels)

International Development

Start date

23/09/2019

End date

27/09/2019

Overview

Providing access to safe water and sanitation is a fundamental human right and is essential to any humanitarian response. Water and sanitation programming, alongside hygiene promotion, is key to reducing deaths from water-related diseases in emergency contexts. This highly participatory course, with group exercises and theory based sessions, provides an overview of WASH in emergencies, identifying key issues and training participants on key technical skills. 

By the end of the course participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the role of WASH within the wider emergency response context 
  • List the minimum global and institutional standards for WASH 
  • Identify and evaluate potential emergency water supply sources 
  • Conduct tests to determine the quality of water and be able to describe or demonstrate both bulk and household level water treatment techniques 
  • Identify appropriate short and medium term options for sanitation and excreta disposal in a range of environments, including those with high water tables, or flooded areas 
  • Explain the key considerations to be taken when designing a cholera outbreak response and the principles of disease surveillance and prevention 
  • Explain the importance of hygiene promotion to WASH programming and demonstrate community engagement techniques 

To view the complete agenda please click here: https://www.redr.org.uk/Training-Learning/Events/2019/September/WASH-in-Emergencies-(Brussels)

RedR UK is an HPass accredited organisation. Our courses adhere to HPass quality standards of best practice in humanitarian learning and assessment.

To find out more, please follow the link onto the HPass website.

Who should attend?

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Managers and Coordinators, from the field or HQ
Engineers and environmental health professionals looking to move into WASH programmes.

How much does it cost?

Individual: £721 (please email [email protected] to access this ticket)

Organisation: £1211

Plus, pay within one month of the course start date for a 10% early bird discount!

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RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. We offer course scholarships for eligible participants who meet specific criteria. For more information on RedR Scholarships and how to apply, please click https://www.redr.org.uk/Training-Learning/Events/Scholarship-Places 

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