Disaster Response Training: Germany

Preparation training for Disaster Response Teams and internships.

The Disaster Response Training is an intensive and challenging training simulation for professions such as health care, carpentry, finance, logistics, administration, construction, media / communications, counseling and more.

Dates:Mon 08 Oct 2018 – Sat 13 Oct 2018
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Cost:480 EUR (participants from Finland)
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families sorry, no groups

Ministry Details

The Disaster Response Training aims to give you an overview of the Disaster Preparedness and Response sectors, to build some transferable skill-sets, and to equip you to be a boost to any relief situation that you are involved with in the future.
We will cover subjects such as:
Humanitarian Principles,
Working as a Team in Emergencies,
Humanitarian Logistics,
Emergency Needs Assessments,
Decision Making in Emergencies,
Security and Communications,
Personal Travel Medicine,
Working with the UN / NGOs / Host Governments / the Media in Disasters.

Participant Profile

You must be minimum 21 years and be able to communicate in English.
You should have some months cross cultural experience abroad.


As part of this training you may need to be flexible during the disaster relief simulation.


As part of this training you may need to be flexible during the disaster relief simulation.


We will send out detailed travel information to accepted participants before the training. You need to make your own way to the conference center. The town where it takes place is between the airports of Frankfurt and Stuttgart. Arrival/registration is Monday afternoon and we finish Saturday morning.


You should be in average good health and able to walk a reasonable distance without difficulty. You are responsible to obtain appropriate emergency health and medical insurance, covering you in Germany.
For EU Citizen: you should have your E111 social insurance card with you.


Nationals from the EU and EEA do not require a visa for Germany. Others:


Blended learning: As part of this training you participate in a week long / 90 min per day online training in preparation for the on-site training which follows a few weeks later.