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Meet the team

Your lead educator is Martin Nthakomwa, module course lecturer in International Disaster Relief and Community Reconstruction at Coventry University.

Martin Nthakomwa

Martin is both an academic and experienced humanitarian, with nearly two decades of experience. He has taught humanitarian policymakers and practitioners from every corner of the globe and has worked both with and in many international humanitarian agencies in the United Kingdom.

You can follow Martin via the link on his FutureLearn profile page. That way, you’ll be able to see all the comments that he makes.

Moustafa Osman

On this course, we are also joined by Moustafa Osman, international humanitarian relief expert and a visiting lecturer in disaster management from Birmingham University (UK). He has extensive first-hand experience in many elements of managing complex humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters, including assessment, setting up operations, programme design and implementation, monitoring, and evaluating humanitarian responses to a variety of incidents around the world.

The content has been prepared by experts in the field including Paul Trickett, Marion MacLellan and El Parker.

Getting started

Over the next two weeks, you’ll be working closely with your colleagues on the course, so take this chance to introduce yourself to both them and your educators. If you wish, you may share what has led you to take part in this course through Coventry University.

Your task

Why did you decide to study the course and what do you hope to learn from this module?

Share your thoughts on the task in the comments area and like or reply to posts you find useful or interesting.

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Humanitarian Action, Response and Relief

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