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Human Conflicts and Humanitarian Work


The aim of this course is to highlight and discuss the nature and causes of human conflicts. It aims at searching for possible public health interventions to problems arising out of conflicts, both short and long-term. In addition, the course discusses other relevant topics such as: war on terror, political emergencies, international humanitarian system and assistance, and the future of humanitarian actions. Those aspects are discussed at the global, regional, and national levels.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the reasons and consequences of conflicts
  2. Study the nature and evolution of human conflict at the global, regional, and national levels
  3. Discuss national and global emergency prevention efforts
  4. Critically appraise the current humanitarian intervention system

Course Outline

  1. Conflicts today: conflict around the world
  2. Humanitarian system
  3. Post-modern conflicts and complex emergencies
  4. External assistance and humanitarian organizations in emergencies
  5. Future of Humanitarian
  6. Action humanitarian interventions: politics and legality
  7. Multi-agency coordination
  8. Humanitarian reform
  9. Role of NGOs in disasters
  10. Humanitarian evaluation

Training delivery methods

  1. In-class method
  2. Online method
  • Duration: 30 Learning Hours

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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Course Completion.