Friday, 20 March 2020

NIE Courses and COVID-19

Our partner organisations are of course looking very carefully at the #COVID19 situation in their countries and deciding whether it makes sense to run, cancel, or postpone planned NIE courses. We will update you on an ogoing basis as decisions are reached. #StaySafe

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

ADPC Announces Dates for its 2020 NIE Course

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) will be running their 9th Nutrition in Emergencies Professional Short Course later this year. It will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, and run from the 5th to the 11th October. It will follow the standard format for our NIE short courses, covering topics including surveys and surveillence, therapeutic and supplementary feeding, and humanitarian standards and coordination. 

For further information and applications please contact

Monday, 3 February 2020

AUB to run NIE Short Course in Beirut in June 2020

We are are pleased to let you know that the American University in Beirut will be running a professional short course in Nutrition in Emergencies, from June 15th to June 27th, 2020. 

The course will include modules on emergency assessment, interventions and preparedness, as well as an emergency simulation exercise, based in the AUB field site in the Bekaa Valley. More details are available by emailing

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

The 2019 Nutrition in Emergencies Course at AUB

Congratulations to the 22 participants who successfully completed the 2019 NIE Short Course run by the American University Beirut! The course ran from 17th to 29th of June and participants included nutritionists, health care professionals, and humanitarian workers from different countries, including (World Food Programme (Syria), Save the children (Yemen), UNICEF (Afghanistan), Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (Jordan)), as well as independent participants from Lebanon and Pakistan.

The course included a simulation exercise that took place at AUB’s Advancing Research Enabling Communities Center (AREC) in the Bekaa.

More photos coming soon on our Facebook page