Disaster Response Training (DRT) 2025

19 May 2025 -
24 May 2025
GBP 510.00

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24 Mar



Journey Overview

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. preparation training for Disaster Response

Price excludes flights, visa, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.
Applicants must be 18 or over.
If you live in the UK, you can use this link to apply now https://fs7.formsite.com/OperationMobilisation/STM_APL/form_login.html
As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15.

What To Expect

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

Participant Profile

Age Range: 21-99

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be accommodation provided?

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

Will there be food provided?

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

Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?

The venue where it takes place is 20 minutes away from the airport of Lusaka, Zambia (LUN). Arrival/registration is Monday afternoon and we finish Saturday morning. We will send out detailed travel information to accepted participants before the training.

What should my health condition be like?

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 Zambia and for MedEvac. It is your responsibility to check and adhere to any public health regulations.

Do I need a visa?

It is your obligation to check with the consulate of Zambia for your country and obtain the necessary visa, unless your passport country qualifies for visa exemptions.

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