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Applications are open until October 1st 2014.

The 2014-2015 Disaster and Humanitarian Response Training Program is specially designed for people with little or no prior field experience who wish to undertake a career in the humanitarian sector. The training program offers evidence-based training on the globally-recognized core humanitarian competencies that are essential for anyone involved in disaster response and/or humanitarian assistance. Participants will learn about the background and context of humanitarian emergencies, international humanitarian law, doctrines and operating procedures for technical areas.  Instructed by a community of humanitarians and faculty from around the globe the program also offers an occasion to join an exciting network of humanitarians.

Dates: Classroom training will start on Wednesday October 15th and will continue until April 1st 2015. The 3-day field-based disaster simulation exercise is in May 2015.
Time: Weekly classes will take place on Wednesdays from 18h00 to 20h30.
Location: The course will take place in Montreal at the McGill Department of Family Medicine, 5858, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, 3rd Floor.
Fees: Course fees are $2, 200.00 (CND) for the full program (includes in-classroom training and 3-Day field-based simulation exercise). Students from McGill University receive a 15% discount on total fees.

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Contact: Mélanie Coutu, Program Manager: