CRIMEDIM is supporting European Commission – Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection (DG ECHO) in the design, planning and organization of training courses for personnel active in the international disaster response field, in the framework of the Union Civil Protection Mechanism.
Emergency Medical Team Coordination Cell (EMTCC) Training Course
In 2016 and 2017 CRIMEDIM hosted two editions of the WHO EMT Coordination Cell Training, organized by the EMT Secretariat with the support of DG ECHO and partner organizations, Novarseti Viaggi, the Italian Civil Protection Department and the Belgian Federal Public Service of Health. During a weeklong intensive training, the participants were trained and challenged to assess, establish, operate, and deactivate an Emergency Medical Team Coordination Cell during a simulated disaster.
United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) Induction Course
CRIMEDIM hosted the UNDAC Induction Course from Sunday 20th November to Friday 2nd December 2016, organized by OCHA’s Field Coordination Support Section (FCSS) with the support of DG ECHO in conjunction with Novarseti Viaggi, the Italian Civil Protection Department and the Belgian Federal Public Service of Health.
More than 30 participants from 20 different countries, selected among humanitarian and disaster managers from international organizations and national emergency management institutions, were inducted in the UNDAC system to establish and facilitate humanitarian coordination following sudden onset disasters.