World hunger and malnutrition have reached critical levels. The ongoing pandemic, increased conflicts, climate warming, and dramatic rise in food prices are moving countries that were already vulnerable into crisis. World Food Day is Sunday, 16 October. We encourage you to take action by learning how different types of emergencies affect health and nutrition risk factors.
These two free online courses from Save the Children introduce key concepts, the importance of pre-emergency risk assessments, and how to predict the impact of different emergencies on nutrition and health. Strengthen your skills and understanding to ensure no one is left behind.
Effects of Emergencies on Health & Nutrition: An Introduction
In this free self-paced online course, you will learn how to identify which risks to health and nutrition increase in different types of emergencies in order to reduce preventable illness and death.
In 2013, the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation started DisasterReady with a simple mission: To better prepare humanitarian and development workers for the critical work they do by providing high-quality, relevant online learning resources at no cost. DisasterReady is provided in English, Arabic, French and Spanish.
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