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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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Disinformation Wars And Not So Digital Threats

Communications, Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Technology, Wellbeing

Images of the Syrian Civil Defence or as they are more popularly known, the White Helmets, have shaped the debate on the Syrian civil war. …

5 May 2021

GISF Goes Global – one year on

NGO Security Management, Safety, Covid-19

Last week we celebrated one year since the transition of EISF to GISF, and what a year it has been. Some of the most noticeable…

21 Apr 2021

GISF’s 2021 March Forum – a look back

Context Analysis, Human Rights, NGO Security Management, Access

I joined the GISF March forum during my first week working for GISF. It opened my eyes to the many security risks that aid workers…

12 Apr 2021

Crisis management – people matter

Policy Guidance, Communications, NGO Security Management

It’s a team sport People have difficulty making timely decisions: When the stakes are high. When they are under stress. When the information they have…

24 Mar 2021

How to effectively advocate for aid workers’ protection?

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

At the last French National Humanitarian Conference (CNH), President Emmanuel Macron, surrounded by representatives of various French NGOs, reaffirmed his commitment to protecting aid workers.

27 Jan 2021