PA 5824 International Humanitarian Crisis Simulation

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Course Catalog Description:  Students learn/practice humanitarian crisis response skills reflecting international standards through a multi-day, humanitarian dynamic crisis simulation. Includes training in international crisis response standards (SPHERE) and population assessment, WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) for refugee camps, nutrition, interactive shelter design/planning, the international legal basis for humanitarian response, safety and security issues, psychosocial trauma awareness, and field hospital scenarios. Composed of class meetings and an on-site sector skill training and field crisis simulation.

Class Notes: This off-campus offering will start at 8:00am on Friday, 9/9 and end at 5:00pm on Sunday, 9/11. It will be held at Camp Phillippo near Cannon Falls. Required pre-simulation sessions will be held (choose one) 9/6 5:40-7:30 pm or 9/7 11:00 am to 1:00pm. Required post-simulation sessions will be available (choose one) 9/20 5:40 to 7:30pm or 9/21 11am to 1pm. Contact Sherry Gray ( with questions.
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