Certificate Programme in Disaster Management   

Module 2: Humanitarian Principals, Laws and Standard in Disaster Management
2 Credits

This module provides a clear understanding of humanitarianism and humanitarian principles underlying the response to natural disasters and conflicts. It highlights the need for accountability and transparency during disaster responses through various practical examples and illustrations.

This module covers the basic understanding of the following themes/ key areas:

  1. Fundamental humanitarian Principles,
  2. International disaster response law (IDRL),
  3. International Humanitarian law (IHL),
  4. Humanitarian Charter,
  5. Code of Conduct,
  6. Articulating the history and evolution of humanitarianism and
  7. IFRC Strategy 2020.

It provides a foundation by analysing these key issues and concepts and examining their interrelationship / validity in practice.