Training for Disaster: A New College Course Teaches Humanitarian Aid

Mar 11, 2013

Relief workers unload bottles of water in Gonaives, Haiti. Find out what it takes to be a humanitarian aid worker.
Credit Marion Doss


  Beginning this summer La Roche College will offer a first of its kind - two week training program for people interested in working in Humanitarian and Emergency Aid. We'll talk with the program's instructors Jeff Ritter, Department Chair of Communication and Astrid Kersten, Professor of Management. Then Angela Garcia, Deputy Director of Global Links medical relief and development program talks about the real world application of this training.