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Protection, Migration and Camp Management

Understand the importance of cash transfer programming within the humanitarian supply chain and options for disaster response.

Protection, Migration and Camp Management
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

Examine how humanitarian actors identify and develop effective supply chains

This course discusses how humanitarian responders can effectively manage the urgent needs required to save lives in disaster contexts. The ability to respond with required food and non-food items in a disaster situation is critical. This is what sets humanitarian supply chains apart.

What topics will you cover?

  • Causes of displacement and home government and host government responses
  • Europe and the response to refugees, focusing on the Dublin Convention, third states and safe states
  • Encampment as a solution to refugees
  • The administration, management and coordination of refugee management
  • Refugee camp militarisation
  • Durable solutions and camps

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Assess options available for disaster response
  • Explore the role of cash transfer programming within the humanitarian supply chain

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at people who wish to understand the options available for responding to disasters and how humanitarian responders can effectively manage the required needs at the time of a disaster.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Lecturer in International Disaster Relief and Community Reconstruction

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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