Basics of International Humanitarian Response On-line (BIHR)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Jan 2021

The UNHCR Regional Centre for Emergency Preparedness – eCentre held a webinar series from 11-20 January based on the long-running Basics of International Humanitarian Response (BIHR) workshop. The webinar was conducted with 29 participants enrolled from 11 different countries. InterWorks was asked to assist in the preparation and facilitation of the eight-day long webinar series, and to host the overall webinar platform. Read more

Security Risk Management (SRM) Virtual Workshop

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) | Dec 2020

InterWorks conducted the eCentre’s Security Risk Management, co-sponsored by the UNHCR eCentre and JICA, in a virtual format from 30 November-4 December. This virtual SRM consisted of 11 interactive web-based sessions, including a final critical incident management online simulation. Participants were from 13 different countries and represented a range of organizations including NGOs, JICA, other government, UNHCR and WFP. Read more

WEM Interactive Learning Modules

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Sep-Oct 2020

InterWorks developed five interactive learning modules as part of a core package of training modules that UNHCR was developing to support the overall redesigned UNHCR Workshop on Emergency Management (WEM) training programme for 2020. Each module was designed to take no more than 30 minutes to complete and were prepared following methodological approaches in line with EMLU’s guidance on development of interactive presentations. Read more

Remote Emergency Preparedness eLearning Self-directed Courses

International Organization for Migration (IOM) | Sep 2020

Comprehensive Disaster Preparedness Framework, developed by InterWorks LLC, September 2020. Based on UNISDR/UNOCHA “Disaster Preparedness for Effective Response: Guidance and Indicator Package for implementing Priority Five of the Hyogo Framework”

Interworks developed three remote emergency preparedness Articulate elearning self-directed courses and prepared workshop module outlines to support a blended learning disaster preparedness workshop consisting of online pre-workshop self directed activities, and a follow-up residential workshop. Training themes included: overview of emergency preparedness strategies and principles, interagency disaster preparedness frameworks and platforms, and resource mobilization.

Programme Criticality & Acceptable Risk eLearning Module

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Sep 2020

InterWorks developed an e-learning module as part of an SMLP package. The module “Programme Criticality & Acceptable Risk” included content pages, text, simple graphics and also interactive reflection questions or exercises, short tests or assessments of key concepts, links to key references, and where relevant and available, public domain or UNHCR produced images and short video clips embedded in the module itself or via links to readily available online content (such as on You Tube). Read more