Karl Julisson, Senior Security Officer at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, explains Stay safe:
- What is Stay Safe?
- How can I learn to stay safe?
- Can I take the Stay safe course online?
- How do I access the course?
- Is it available in languages other than English?
- What will I learn from taking the online course?
- Who in fact has taken the online course?
What is Stay safe?
Stay safe is a concept developed by the security unit with the aim of creating a security culture within the IFRC. With the aim of enhancing the personal safety of our staff.
How can I learn to stay safe?
The most important element with regard to personal safety in the field is preperation. With that in mind we have created various security support tools such as security manuals and online security training.
Can I take the Stay safe course online?
Yes, the course is available to anyone and you do nota have to be a member of the Red Cross Red Crescent. It is free of charge and the user receives a diploma upon completing the course
How do I access the online course?
Simply log onto our homepage at www.ifrc.org and click on Learning network.
Is the course available in other languages than Spanish?
The course is available in English and French as well.
What will I learn from taking the course?
Hopefully you will gain a deeper understanding about the main threats and risks facing humanitarian workers and how to mitigate them?
Who has taken the Stay safe course?
To date there have been over 7000 people that have completed the course, among them around one-third that are not from the Red Cross Red Crescent.
IFRC’s Learning platform is open to everyone. You do not need to be affiliated with the Red Cross and Red Crescent to register on the platform.