EMG309 Humanitarian Relief (8)

This subject will provide a broad overview of what to expect when working in the humanitarian aid sector. It is designed for students of Emergency Management, and students from any other disciplines who may be considering serving in a humanitarian capacity. Topics covered include making personal preparations, how to define socially responsible engagement, an overview of the international relief system, and a background to what is a complex emergency. 

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Online
Manly Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Enrolment restrictions

There are no enrolment restrictions.

Assumed Knowledge
N/A
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to summarise what is a complex emergency
  • be able to explain the principles of humanitarian practice
  • be able to define what is meant by socially responsible engagement
  • be able to make effective personal preparations for departure
  • be able to describe the major aid organisations
  • be able to outline the skills they bring to the sector
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:

Complex emergencies

Principles and concepts of humanitarian practice

Humanitarian ethics and socially responsible engagement

Background to aid organisations

Preparing for departure

Essential skills

Personal security

Case Studies of relief workers

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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