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About EWB

Introduction to humanitarian engineering and Engineers Without Borders Australia
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John McKibbin

on 19 June 2013

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Transcript of About EWB

our vision
our mission
our approach
engineers
without
borders
getting involved
Everyone has
the right to
engineering
services
Shelter
water
sanitation
energy
transport
communications
field volunteers
technical assistance
education
outreach
humanitarian engineering
disadvantaged
communities
appropriate
technology
respect
understanding
Volunteer
locally

volunteer
globally

join a chapter
join a hub
arup
aecom
skm
worleyparsons
UNSW
USYD
UTS
workplaces
universities
education
outreach
ICT
energy
WASH
volunteer for
an intake
complete
the training
undertake
field placement
share your
learning
context
technology
economic
environmental
social
cultural
local materials
local skills
local finance
partnerships
EWB pathways
EWB challenge
floating toilet
project
EWB roadshow
energy audit
guide
connectivity
for refugees
sanitation
guide
renewable
energy
guides
sustainability assistance
project
pc refurb
project
website
assistance
disaster relief
volunteering with redr
community development
volunteering with ewb
apply to join
the register
complete
the training
standby for
deployment
undertake field
placement
ghd
seminar series sharing humanitarian engineering skills and knowledge
high school workshops sharing the human impact of science and engineering
team-based university projects tackling real-world challenges
public exhibitions demonstrating appropriate technologies in action
raising funds, raising awareness, raising the roof
print, visual and online media
low cost toilets for floating communities
low cost water filtration using ceramic pots
guide for selecting and designing low cost sanitation options
computer skills training for refugees and asylum seekers
pc refurbishment for disadvantaged communities
assisting with the development of humanitarian websites
assisting communities with reducing their energy bills
guide and tools for energy audits and option assessments
intakes every 6 months in March and August, self assessment form and interviews
essentials of humanitarian practice, personal safety and risk management
cultural awareness training etc
1 week of seminars / workshops / simulations
seconded to local partner office
supported by knowledge hubs and field officers
stipend paid to cover living expenses
placements typically 6-12 months
returned volunteers share learning with local chapters and knowledge hubs
preferred experience >8 yrs, self assessment form and interviews
essentials of humanitarian practice, personal safety and communications
seminars / workshops / simulations
undertaken quarterly over a 1.5 week period
join register and wait for an assistance request from a RedR partner
seconded to the partner agency, supported by RedR staff, stipend for living expenses
placements are typically 3-6 months
questions?
www.ewb.org.au
nsw@ewb.org.au
info@ewb.org.au
school
workshops
university
curricula
professional
training
events
media
ceramic filter
project
EWB classroom
EWB events
developing guides and training materials for the selection, installation and maintenance of renewable energy
EWB media
christmas
without
borders
BANDS
WITHOUT
BORDERS
raising funds, raising awareness, raising the roof
WASH
structures
energy
ICT
www.ewb.org.au/nsw
$
fundraising
Structures
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