Regional Disaster Response Teams (RDRT)

RDRTs are a cost-effective regional disaster response support system that is entirely staffed by members of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The aim of RDRTs is to actively promote building of regional capacities in disaster management.

Regional Disaster Response Teams


Course introduction & Induction to course

Course orientation and introduction to the course
General watsan emergency health
WatSan tools for emergency
Assessment & site selection
Skid mounted water treatment plant
HWTS & Safe storage in emergencies
Sanitation in emergencies
HP in emergencies


Regional Interventions Team training

Regional Interventions Team training is available in Spanish and in English

Curso para ENI, Especialidad en Agua, Saneamiento y Promoción de la Higiene (ENI-ASPH) (pdf)

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**Hygiene promotion training – China**
Here you can download a zip file with the 2012 NDRT Hygiene Promotion training from China. It includes power points and practical exercises.

AP Zone Water and sanitation specialized training for Regional Disaster Response Team (RDRT) Concept Paper

Indonesia Sanitation and HP training material (in Bahasa) zip file 1 and zip file 2

Vietnam WatSan NDRT Training 2013 – Presentations and Resources
Water in Emergency – Maintenance
Water in Emergency – Calculations – Revised
Jar Test handout
Chlorine Demand handout