Caritas Pakistan organized orientation workshop on “new edition of Sphere book 2018” for the National and diocesan staff that contains minimum standards to deal with emergency responses in Pakistan. It was held on 27th and 28th April, 2019 with 29 participants from emergency units of different dioceses and national office.
Following topics were discussed during the orientation workshop;
• Shelter and settlement
• WASH and food security
• Nutrition and protection principles
• Emergency response mechanism
• Alleviate human suffering
• Role of Emergency Worker during disaster situation.
• Importance of sphere standards relating to emergencies in Pakistan
Certifications were provided to the participants for their active participation. All resource persons (Nadeem Yousaf, Mansha Noor, Naeem Naz, Liaqat Masih, Jacob Inayat, Amer Anwer ) delivered sessions in professions manners. “Sphere standards deal with natural and man-made disaster and this book describes all upgraded technical chapters and new tools which will assist Caritas Pakistan staff members in emergency response,” said Mr. Amjad Gulzar in his closing remarks.