The Humanitarian Crisis Simulation is an immersive learning experience for students and working professionals where participants play the role of humanitarian aid workers or volunteer responders in a simulated international humanitarian crisis. They learn the foundations of humanitarian response and apply concepts in the simulation through active teamwork, intense interaction with role-players, and on-the-spot decision-making.
Registration is now open for this experience which will occur on May 15 to 17, 2020 in Hudson, Wisconsin.
On May 17 to 19th, 50 learners and nearly 150 instructors, facilitators, and volunteers came together in Hudson, Wisconsin for the 6th UMN Humanitarian Crisis Simulation. Participants from a range of academic and professional disciplines were formed into teams representing NGO responders, that set out to assess an unraveling crisis depicted by role players and props scattered through the sprawling wooded site. The crisis involved thousands of refugees, health issues, security concerns, and insufficient resources.
CGHSR’s Director of Human Migration and Health, Bill Stauffer, was included in the Faces of Immigration outlining how members of the University community are contributing to the national conversation on immigration.
Bill Stauffer, MD, MSPH with the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility and University of Minnesota Medical School answers questions on the status of global health today and what is done to keep global and local communities healthy. He shares about the evolving definition of global health, and how he is working to advance health worldwide. Learn what he has to say.
In February, the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility organized two back-to-back trainings for the United Nations Agency for Migration (IOM) – first in Nairobi, Kenya and then in Kampala, Uganda.