Supporting of Humanitarian Aid

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Course Unit Code050-0017/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites There are no prerequisites or co-requisites for this course unit
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
SME71doc. Ing. Marek Smetana, Ph.D.
Summary
The Czech Republic is constantly preparing for the possibility to solve large scale extraordinary situations and their consequences. The highest priority in the preparation of a preparation to prevent the development of their own incident and its liquidation. Solution effects on city property and private individuals is therefore postpone to a later time. One way to get forces to the aftermath of parallel conduct has triggered the use of volunteers, who for different reasons they want to help. The problem is, however, when, who and how volunteers can help. The entire issue is focused on organizations involved in the process, their activities and possibilities.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim subject is acquaint students with the structure, organization and possibilities humanitarian aid, with emphasis on their usability in managing the consequences of large-scale extraordinary events. The issue of course is focused on organizations involved in the process, their activities and possibilities.
Course Contents
Outline of the course:
1. The historical context of the development of interpersonal help, definitions
2. Block I. The forms provided assistance (humanitarian, charitable and volunteer help)
o Provision of financial assistance
o The provision of material assistance
o Provision of personal assistance
3. Block II. Volunteering
o The situation in the world
o Volunteering in the Republic
o The legal framework for volunteering and donations
4. Block III. Volunteering and humanitarian organizations
o Organization operating in the Czech Republic (Red Cross, ADRA, People in Need, ...)
o International humanitarian organizations (ICRC, UNHCR, UNICEF ...)
o Other organizations with connection to volunteering (UNOCHA, WHO ..)
5. Tasks and activities of humanitarian organizations after large-scale extraordinary situations (accidents, catastrophes, etc.)
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
DONNELLY, Jack. Universal human rights in theory and practice. 3rd ed. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. ISBN 08-0147-770-0.
PRINCE, Russ Alan a Karen Maru FILE. The seven faces of philanthropy: a new approach to cultivating major donors. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1994, xix, 219 s. ISBN 07-8796-057-8.
Philanthropy in america: a history. S.l.: Princeton University Pres, 2014. ISBN 06-9116-120-8.
JOEP DE HART, Paul Dekker. Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht [etc.]: Springer Verlag, 2013. ISBN 94-0076-814-1.
SVOBODA, František. Filantropie. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007, 116 s. Distanční studijní opora. ISBN 978-802-1044-777.
FRIČ,P. : Dárcovství a dobrovolnictví v České republice: výsledky výzkumu NROS a AGNES. 1. vyd. Praha: NROS,AGNES, 2001. 115 s. ISBN 80-902633-7-2
TOŠNER J., SOCANSKÁ O., Dobrovolníci a metodika práce s nimi v organizacích, Portál, Praha 2006, ISBN: 80-7367-178-6
FRIČ P., GOULLI, R., Neziskový sektor v České republice. 1. vyd. Praha: EUROLEX BOHEMIA s.r.o., 2001. 204 s. ISBN 80-86432-04-1
KIZÁKOVÁ, H.: Terminologie neziskového sektoru. Praha: ICN, 1997
KMOCH, V.: Humanitární charta a minimální standardy pro humanitární pomoc. Sdružení české katolické charity, Praha 2003, s. 277, ISBN 80-7178-865-1
ŠILHÁNOVÁ, H. Humanitární pomoc v systému sociální pomoci. Humanitární organizace v některých zemích západní Evropy. Bratislava: Výzkumný ústav práce a sociálních věcí, 1992. 45s. ISBN 80-7138-063-6.
ŠPATENKOVÁ, N. Krizová intervence pro praxi. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004. 197 s. ISBN 80-247-0586-9.
TOŠNER, J. Průvodce dobrovolnictví pro neziskové organizace. Praha : Hestia, 2003.
VODÁČKOVÁ, D. Krizová intervence. Praha: Portál, 2002. 543 s. ISBN 80-7178-696-9
Recommended Reading:
Všeobecná deklarace lidských práv. In: http://www.osn.cz. OSN, 1948. Dostupné z: http://www.osn.cz/dokumenty-osn/soubory/vseobecna-deklarace-lidskych-prav.pdf
MADISON, Liz. Seven Faces of Philanthropy and Partnerships. In: Partnerships & Community Collaboration Academy: Managing By Network [online]. Phoenix: BLM National Training Center, 2012 [cit. 2013-12-01]. Dostupné z: http://www.ntc.blm.gov/krc/uploads/412/39_MbN_seven-faces-philanthropy.pdf
Všeobecná deklarace lidských práv. In: http://www.osn.cz. OSN, 1948. Dostupné z: http://www.osn.cz/dokumenty-osn/soubory/vseobecna-deklarace-lidskych-prav.pdf
MADISON, Liz. Seven Faces of Philanthropy and Partnerships. In: Partnerships & Community Collaboration Academy: Managing By Network [online]. Phoenix: BLM National Training Center, 2012 [cit. 2013-12-01]. Dostupné z: http://www.ntc.blm.gov/krc/uploads/412/39_MbN_seven-faces-philanthropy.pdf
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluation and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        Exercises evaluationCredit45 30
        ExaminationExamination55 6