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The panel identifies specific training needs and informs members of relevant codes and good practice.
It identifies key professional competencies required to work in disaster relief, urban and rural development, resilience planning and other humanitarian activities.
It also maintains contact with relevant charities and UK Government agencies.
As an experienced practitioner in the humanitarian and international development sector you will work with the panel to provide useful guidance and updates to members working in this area.
You will attend four meetings a year and have full access to all related documents. You will undertake some work between meetings.
Participating in the panel is a great way to contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
We invite expressions of interest in panel membership each September, contacting all members except Student Members.
Contact the panel if you have questions about their work.
Explore our range of online training, recorded lectures and up and coming events.
This article provides a realistic overview of the practical and ethical considerations when seeking to work in the sector.
This evolving series of FAQs provides guidance on considerations when acting in the humanitarian and international development sector.
An introduction to the goals and how structural engineers can use them to tackle the climate crisis and create a better world.
Tom Newby has spent the last 14 years forging careers in two fields – structural engineering and humanitarian aid. His dual roles have seen him work in Bath, Haiti, New York, the Philippines, London and Nepal.
Jo reflects on her own career and looks ahead to 2050, discussing the role structural engineers play in creating safe, sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities.
Learn how to reduce damage and facilitate disaster recovery through earthquake resilient engineering.
This case study examines assessing and improving the wind resistance of bamboo emergency shelters in the Rohingya refugee camps.
This resource features two case studies. They describe how engineers engaged with the local community following the earthquake of 2015.
In November 2012 EEFIT launched its first ever return mission to an earthquake affected site. This paper presents an overview of the post-disaster emergency phase and transition to reconstruction in the L'Aquila area after the earthquake.
This report is an outcome of the analysis of data and information related to the damage and post-earthquake reconstruction of residential buildings, collected during the field survey by the authors, in light of 2015 Nepal earthquake sequence.
A report from a project funded by a 2018 EEFIT Research Grant.
Details the effects of the 7.5 Mw earthquake which struck Sulawesi Island on 28 September 2018.