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29 Mar 2019

WASH IN EMEGENCY TRAINING (IN CLASS)

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WASH IN EMEGENCY TRAINING (IN CLASS)

OUR VISION STATEMENT

QRTC is established to offer the best research and training service and aspires to be a leading institution in manpower empowerment through continuous quality capacity development initiatives.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To deliver capacity building programs for the labor force with the aim of maximizing their chances of achieving their career aspirations.

ABOUT THE CENTER

The Qaran Research and Training Center  is a professional institution created to support research and quality practical trainings that improve the employability of the workforce in Somaliland and other resource-limited settings across the greater of Horn of Africa. We achieve this through designing and implementing innovative and well-informed trainings; ranging from M and E, Project management, HR and logistics and Research processes. We aspire to reduce high unemployment in the region through high quality mentoring, rigorous interventions and strong collaborations.

Currently, we are offering professional short courses which are great eye-opened opportunity for wide range of audience including NGO staff, government officials and unemployed persons and fresh graduates   willing to advance their sought-after skills or looking decent and deserved jobs. As part of this programme, our WASH IN EMEGENCY TRAINING ( IN CLASS)which are first of its kind in Somaliland-were scheduled to kick off in the second week of April in 2019.Around 130 trainees have already benefited from our previous various trainings both in class and online classes (about of these 20% females). Please see below the complete training outlines.

COURSE INTRODUCTION

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) related diseases contribute to high mortality and morbidity rates in emergency and post-emergency situations. Even in the absence of an emergency, diarrhoea kills over 30,000 children per week worldwide. During protracted war and conflict in particular diarrheal diseases can often kill more people than the conflict itself.According to UNICEF, every ninety seconds, a child dies due to water borne diseases. At the same time, one in every ten people cannot access safe water while three in every ten people in the world lack access to a toilet many emergency relief workers are able to assess and prioritize WASH needs for a population in distress. However, identification and implementation of practical and sustainable interventions to address these needs remains a challenge, because few professionals have the capacity and experience to translate WASH needs of affected communities into appropriate solutions. This course is designed to develop the capacity of professionals working in emergency situations

WHO WILL FACILITATE THE TRAINING?

The course facilitator has more than five years of experience in WASH in Emergencies with the ability to effectively manage, Implement, Monitor, evaluate WAS projects. He also has professional certifications from one of the leading WASH Institutions like École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne which one of the leading WASH Institutions in the World.  He also have in depth understanding and experience in the field of WASH and capacity building of local/international partners. In addition to his hands-on experience on this field, he has Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management. He also did Project Management Specialization by the Completion of three courses and capstone that comprise the Introduction to Project Management Principles & Practices Specialization and earned 35 PDUs.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

This course is designed to develop the capacity of professionals working in emergency situations. This course is designed for participants from a variety of backgrounds working in humanitarian relief. It is recommended for humanitarian organizations/aid workers, government agencies. This training also is a great eye-opened opportunity for unemployed and fresh graduates   who are willing to advance his/her soft skills so that they can easily settle for decent and deserved jobs

THE TRAINING DURATION

This is a 6-day-long training with 3 hours of theory and practical sessions for each day with following details: Course registration deadline is on 15th of April 2019 and course training dates are between 15th and 21th of April 2019. Morning classes start 9:30 am and finishes at 11:30 am and Afternoon session start at 4:00pm and closes at 6:00 pm for these days.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

The training will enable participants to understand:

  • The links between water, sanitation and health
  • Effective hygiene promotion in a crisis context
  • The complexity of delivering safe water and sanitation in an emergency
  • Planning and coordinating WASH responses in emergencies
  • The importance of safe excreta disposal, safe water and hand washing in breaking the cycle of fecal contamination
  • Methods of water treatment
  • And become familiar how Assessment Of Needs and Planning Cycle in WASH programs and projects are undertaken

DETAILED TRAINING CONTENTS:

Module one: Overview of water, sanitation and hygiene

  • Introduction to Minimum Standards in Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion (WASH)
  • Introduction to humanitarian contexts
  • Humanitarian Principles
  • Planning and assessment

Module Two: Water Supply Systems in Emergencies

Module Three: Sanitation in Emergencies

  • Introduction to Sanitation in Emergencies
  • Goals of Sanitation in Emergencies
  • Excreta Management in Humanitarian Crisis
  • Importance of Sanitation
  • What causes poor Sanitation?
  • How do Diseases Spread?

Module Four: Hygiene Promotion in Emergencies

  • Introduction to Hygiene Promotion
  • Hygiene and Health
  • Focus of Hygiene Promotion in Emergencies
  • Key Principles of Hygiene Promotion
  • Hygiene Promotion Staff
  • Women, Men and Children
  • Hygiene Promotion Actions
  • Hygiene Promotion Intervention Levels
  • Key Indicators for Hygiene Practice
  • Key Indicators for Programme Implementation

COURSES APPLICATION PROCESS (ENTRY REQUIREMENTS)

  1. Registration: training application form is available at our or office or can be easily requested by email(qrtcinfo@gmail.com)
  2. The offline class will be held in  our Hargeisa Training Hall(East of Hargeisa Theatre -near Hargeisa Municipality-) no online classes due to practical nature of the training.
  3. Morning classes start 9:30 am and finishes at 11:30 am and Afternoon session start at 4:00pm and closes at 6:00 pm for these days.
  4. Pay the course fee which is only 30 dollars covering the facilitator fee, course completion certificate and training materials(presentations and rich reading materials with linked videos)
  5. Payment modes:deposit at our ZAAD account 4099504 or Dahabshil account HRG 32342 before course deadline.
  6. In case you need further details about course, kindly feel free to reach us at +252634113969 and for finance related issues please communicate with our finance officer at 0634099504


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