In this one-off podcast, Tara Arthur, GISF’s Projects and Membership Officer (Americas) speaks to Heather Hughes, GISF’s Deputy Director. Since February, Heather has been leading GISF’s activities on COVID-19. During this short release, Tara and Heather discuss some of the challenges the humanitarian security risk management community is facing and has faced in the COVID-19 world.
Prior to joining GISF, Heather worked in a range of roles within the humanitarian sector – including working as the first ever Global Security Manager at Oxfam GB. Learn more about Heather and Tara.
Look out for GISF’s new podcast series, Compounding Crises, which will begin later this summer. This podcast series explores the diverse and compounding challenges facing the humanitarian community through the lens of security risk management. Humanitarians share their perspectives and advice for navigating shifting challenges.
Links discussed in the episode
- GISF’s collection of COVID-19 resources are available on our website
- Over the coming months, GISF will be releasing a series of modular guidance notes for security managers dealing with the impact of COVID-19
- Recovery & Wellness, COVID-19: Operating Considerations for US Based International NGOs is available now
- All of GISF’s existing resources are available on our website
Listen to the episode
You can listen to this podcast on Spotify here.