Information Management in Crisis Contexts

Natural and man-made crises are inevitable. strike from time to time, at different scales, posing threats to human and animal life and property.

Crisis management is an evolved skill set where proficiency is acquired through qualified instruction, meaningful practice, and on-the-job implementation. The effective application of information management tools and best practices can have a positive impact on saving life, property livelihoods and consequently minimizing human suffering.

This training is premised on the understanding that preparation before an incident happens is an invaluable component of crisis management.

Learning the skills in application of remote sensing, statistical prediction and associated information management techniques to recognize the warning signs of escalating behavior can provide the advantage that is essential to prevent such an incident from spiraling into an out-of-control situation.

Who’s eligible?

The Information Management in Crisis Contexts course is ideal for:

  • Humanitarian aid workers
  • Emergency preparedness and response workers
  • Policy makers in crisis preparedness and response
  • Senior executives in disaster preparedness and response
  • Public health professionals
  • Practitioners interested in crisis management

Our Information Management in Crisis Contexts course focuses on cultivating an attitude of empathy to those affected.

It emphasizes preparedness, prevention, crisis response interventions, and impact monitoring methods, with information management at the forefront.