Field Logistics in Emergencies


Course name Field Logistics in Emergencies
Institution RedR UK
Location UK, London, 250a Kennington Lane, SE11 5RD
Language English
Contact information

Erina Mugadu

+44 (0)20 7840 6000


Course objective

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

* Identify the key principles and components of the humanitarian supply chain network

* Understand the key factors to be considered in the establishment of logistics infrastructure

* Specify procedures and requirements for the effective and accountable operation of logistics services and infrastructure, including primary and field warehouses

* Plan an effective process for distribution of commodities to beneficiaries

* Define the principles of fleet management and transport planning.

* Appreciate factors to be considered in the installation, maintenance and operation of communication systems commonly used in humanitarian programmes (HF, VHF, Satellite)

* Recognise the challenges of maintaining security in difficult circumstances

* Plan, monitor and control logistics budgets in accordance with donor regulations

* Use management tools to have an overview of the logistics system

Sector Other
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

Needs assessment, inventory control, communications and risk assessment,warehosuing, procurement, fleet and transport management

Total time commitment 40
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited Yes
Accredited by Oxford Brookes University
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name 10 masters level credits
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

one trip

Incentives Yes
Incentives description

10% early bird discount

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Practitioner
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $950
Course fee description

Course includes food, participant workbook, course activities. Fees start from £468 is the base cost; can cost up to £1,132

Discount available No
Discount description

Please contact the course host for this information

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Course hours do not include travel, only in-class hours

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