Project HOPE and Partners Train the Humanitarian Workforce for the Next Disaster
To improve the skills of emergency responders, Project HOPE is hosting a Humanitarian & Disaster Response Simulation Training workshop, turning its Virginia headquarters into a simulated disaster zone, and creating scenarios that humanitarian workers might face in war zones, during natural disasters or in the midst of a refugee exodus.
Helping Indonesia’s Health Workers Through a Crisis
Ibu Rizka is trained for the worst. She has seen patients in their darkest hours and endured the agony of searching for colleagues who don’t report to work after disasters, their fates unknown. Now, the Indonesian emergency room nurse and Disaster and Crisis Management Coordinator is coping with the aftermath of more tragedy, following the earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi on September 28.