Emergency Management Training (EMT) for the Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Dec 2015

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InterWorks co-facilitated an Emergency Management Training (EMT) from 6-13 December 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The workshop, co-sponsored by UNHCR and the Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA), was held for a group of Saudi Red Crescent staff who had been selected for a wide curriculum of training in international humanitarian response. The event included an emergency deployment simulation based on the model of UNHCR’s regular Workshop on Emergency Management WEM. Read more

Emergency Management Training

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Jan 2015

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InterWorks facilitated an Emergency Management Training workshop for UNHCR and International Humanitarian City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 18-25 January 2015. The objective of both the workshop and field exercise was to prepare emergency response professionals from the Gulf States for international deployment to humanitarian crises around the globe. Read more

Emergency Response Workshop on Refugee Protection

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | April 2014

InterWorks facilitated an Emergency Response Workshop on Refugee Protection in Tehran, Iran from 20-24 April 2014. The event was co-sponsored by the UNHCR Branch Office in Tehran and the Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigrants Affairs (BAFIA) of the Islamic Republic of Iran to focus on the primary protection issues and technical sectors involved in a refugee emergency response. Read more

Situational Emergency Training (SET)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Dec 2012

InterWorks conducted a Situational Emergency Training (SET) workshop from 11-13 December 2012 in Gammarth, Tunisia. Following the Tunisia experience with the Libyan Refugee Influx in 2011, UNHCR, in consultation with the Tunisian Government, identified a need for the national authorities and other emergency organizations to have a better grasp on international standards for assistance and protection in emergencies. Read more

Post-Conflict and Post Disaster Preparedness Training (PCPD)

UNESCO | April 2011

Interworks conducted a Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster (PCPD) Preparedness Training in Amman, Jordan. The workshop was based on the previous regional workshops conducted in 2009 in Bangkok, Santiago and Maputo and was modified slightly to include two sessions related to the UN Post Conflict Needs Assessment (PCNA) and Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) processes. Read more

Strategic Planning Retreat

United Nations System Staff College | United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) | Oct 2010

InterWorks facilitated the UNDAF Strategic Planning Retreat for the UNCT-Syria in Damascus, Syria from 13-14 October 2010.

The meeting was consultative and the group achieved general consensus around 3-4 priority areas for the UNDAF. There was good participation by non-resident agencies and attendance by government, civil society and donor representatives. Read more