Training

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The training unit aims at building both internal and external capacity
for e" ective programme and emergency management. In 2011, the
unit worked closely with programmes and partners in facilitation of
courses, development of course materials, training of trainers and
accreditation of courses. Operational Research process in Pastoralist
Education was started in North Eastern Region. In 2012 focus will be
to develop online courses for enhanced # exibility and accessibility as
well as facilitate Trainer for Trainer Courses for a cascading e" ect to
sta" , volunteers and clients. There will be establishment of Trainers
and Course Management system, which will include Database
Management, and Trainers mapping.
To strengthen the integrated approach to programming, the unit
will continue to work with programmes in Pastoralist Education,
Road Safety, Grants Management and Emergency Health, as well
as facilitate courses to address speci! ed needs. For a strengthened
! nancial base, the unit will continue to o" er scheduled courses in
Disaster Management, Health Emergencies, Fire Safety and other
courses informed by the Society’s key competence and identi! ed
needs. Training and capacity building related consultancies would
be o" ered.
Through strengthened partnerships and collaborations with
Programmes, existing partners and clients, the unit will facilitate
the customised Annual Health Emergencies in Large Populations
(HELP), course, fellowship and internship programmes with
institutions of higher learning. The unit will also facilitate approvals
and accreditation of the Society’s courses.
Through collaboration with ICRC and other partners, the Society
will for the 3rd time be facilitating the customised HELP Course to
address identi! ed regional needs.
Through strengthened partnerships and collaborations, the unit has
facilitated on-going hands on experience; mentorship/internship,
peer learning and skill transfer

  Through strengthened partnerships and collaborations with programmes, existing partners and clients, the unit facilitated the Annual Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) course from 12th -23rd March 2012 in Kenya. This is an international course that brought together 32 Participants drawn from various Organizations, Partners and Institutions namely: Nigerian Red Cross Society, GIZ-DETA-RK (German Cooperation) in Dadaab Refugee Camps, Sudan Red Cross Society, Alliance of International Doctors (AID) Turkey, International Trade Centre, Geneva, JKUAT and Kenya Red Cross Society. 

The Training Unit in partnership and collaboration with programmes, existing partners and clients facilitated Disaster Management courses to the following institutions:  United Nations Security and general public, Representatives from Geothermal, Municipal Council of Mombasa, Kenya Navy, University of Nairobi, KEMRI CDC, District Health Management Teams (DHTs) in collaboration with MERLIN International for the wider Kisii and Nyando District, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ruiru Town Council, Unga Limited and CBOs under SANA International and Shelter Forum.

International Field School was organized in Kenya and coordinated by the Unit bringing together 56 participants drawn from 15 countries in partnership with IFRC Geneva and the Norwegian Red Cross.

The Unit facilitated the Psychosocial Support, Sexual and Reproductive Health for KRCS staff and volunteers in Kisumu and Garissa. An integrated Disaster Management, Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) and Psychosocial Support were undertaken in Garissa.   Economic Security Courses was facilitated in collaboration with the ICRC for ToTs. 

The Fire Safety Training course was facilitated to institutions namely:  Nairobi Pentecost Church Branches (Parklands, Karen, Buruburu, Mombasa, Ngong), National Churches of Kenya (NCCK Kakuma, Dadaab, Mombasa & Nairobi), Zena Roses, Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA), Maragua Town Council, Karen Langata KRCS Branch, Gacharage Tea Factory, HFCK and Muranga Teachers College.

Through strengthened partnership and collaboration with institutions of higher learning the unit has facilitated on-going hands on experience, mentorship/internship, peer learning and skill transfer programmes.

The Unit embarked on Integrating programming to Pastoralist Education in two Divisions in North Eastern Region namely Dertu in Garissa and Madogo in Tana River.

 

 
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