Salalah, An e-learning course entitled “The Humanitarian Training Forum for Crisis and Disaster Management (Response) ” was held at Salalah Gardens Residence Hotel. The forum is organized by the Regional Social Responsibility Network (RSRN) of the Sultanate in cooperation with the Dhofar International Centre for Training and Qualification.

Abdullah bin Salim al- Rowas, Board Chairman of RSRN in the Sultanate said that the course aims to better manage crises and disasters and building knowledge and skills at the level of current and future relief workers, noting that it is necessary to prepare for dealing with crises and disasters before they occur and to support and rebuild society after the occurrence of human or natural disasters.

The program included many topics on professional development, community service and personal development through increasing knowledge of the global humanitarian system, how to contribute to improving the humanitarian response, understanding the impact of the coordination process among different actors on the efficiency of humanitarian action.

The event, which was attended by 16 participants from various government and private institutions, was part of the “Harvard Human Initiative” launched by Humanitarian Academy at Harvard in 2012 to improve collective coordination and respond to the needs of people affected by crises and disasters.

The Regional Social Responsibility Network is an international non-profit organization with branches in the GCC, North Africa, the European Union and the United States of America. The network is part of the UN Global Compact, which seeks to raise awareness about corporate social responsibility, strengthening them in government sectors, the private sector and civil society organizations.

Source: Oman News Agency