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Fordham University: Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs

Fordham University: Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs

Year of creation

2001

Type of institution

Academic institution

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Description

The Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA) prepares current and future aid workers with the knowledge and skills needed to respond effectively in times of humanitarian crisis and disaster. Courses are borne of an interdisciplinary curriculum that combines academic theory with the practical experience of seasoned humanitarian professionals. This institution provides education or training related to humanitarian studies and disaster managment, including the following courses: MSc Humanitarian Studies; MA International Humanitarian Action; International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance; International Diploma in Operational Humanitarian Assistance; International Diploma in Management of Humanitarian Action; Mental Health in Complex Emergencies; Leadership and Management of a Humanitarian Response; Humanitarian Advocacy: Communicating the Need and Motivating the Response; Forced Migration: The Humanitarian Challenge of the Decade