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With regular contributions from the GISF Secretariat and guest experts, the GISF Blog explores a range of topical, contextual and theoretical developments affecting the practice of humanitarian SRM.


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Community Mistrust: why the DRC’s Ebola epidemic is so distinctly complex

Acceptance, Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

As the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo nears its one-year anniversary, this long-read blog by Aisling Sweeney explores some of the factors behind the hostilities that humanitarians operating in the country are facing. The piece was developed through desk research and discussion with organisations responding to the outbreak.

9 Jul 2019

Aid Worker Wellbeing and Security Risk Management

NGO Security Management

This GISF blog by Hélène Cardona-Welstead, GISF’s outgoing Projects and Membership Officer, explores employee wellbeing from a security risk management perspective.

14 Jun 2019

Key Learnings from the 2019 GISF Forum in Eschborn

Acceptance, Context Analysis, Gender, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

This GISF blog by Research Trainee Aisling Sweeney offers an insight into some of the key discussions from the March 2019 GISF Members Forum in Germany.

17 Apr 2019

The Question of Access in Yemen

Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

This blog by GISF Trainee Aisling Sweeney explores some of the barriers to access that humanitarian organisations face in Yemen, as well as possible responses to these challenges.

26 Feb 2019

Venezuela: An Overview

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management

This op-ed by Harry Chenevix-Trench gives an overview of the current situation in Venezuela.

10 Jan 2019

Developing Strategic Leadership for Humanitarian Security

NGO Security Management

In this blog Lisa Reilly, GISF Executive Director, shares her experience of attending the Strategic Leadership for Humanitarian Security: Business Management Skills for Humanitarian NGO Security professionals course at the IE Business School in Madrid.

28 Nov 2018