Emergency Response


Emergency response is a critical part of the work of many faith-based organizations, who respond before, during and after crises and emergencies to provide care, protection and services for people in need.

Disaster & Refugee Response: Global Principles & Practice

This online training program from Christian Health Service Corps will help you put principles into practice, engage with coordinated relief efforts, minister to affected populations, and maintain resilience. The program empowers participants to effectively contribute to global response efforts through knowledge and application of life-saving and dignity-upholding measures as outlined in the Sphere Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response. Developed by the international response community, the Sphere Handbook puts affected populations and the right to life with dignity at the center of humanitarian response. Interactive sessions contextualize the Sphere universal minimum standards, key actions, and key indicators. Learn more

Online Training for Refugee Workers

Redcliffe College is a Christian organization that provides online training for professionals who work with refugees. Training covers topics such as understanding refugees, their experiences and the resulting impact, building cultural awareness and recognizing cultural implications, and recognizing and understanding loss, stress, and trauma. It includes PTSD Case studies to help workers make wise decisions. Learn more

Disaster Preparedness Training Resources

DisasterReady.org is an online learning platform built to prepare humanitarian and development professionals for the critical work they do by providing high-quality, relevant online learning resources at no cost. DisasterReady is provided in English, Arabic, French and Spanish.