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Managing the Security of Aid Workers with Diverse Profiles

An aid worker’s personal security is impacted by the interplay between where the aid worker is, who they are, and their role and organisation. As employers, aid organisations have a duty of care to take all reasonable measures to protect…

20 Sep 2018 Resource

Ebola Outbreak Response in the DRC

This document (2018) provides a short briefing on the World Health Organization’s current response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The briefing outlines the current humanitarian context, previous Ebola outbreak sites in the DRC, a summary…

13 Jun 2018 Resource

A Brief Guide to Asbestos in Emergencies: Safer Handling and Breaking the Cycle

Hazardous asbestos waste can be generated by a disaster and during search and rescue operations, clean-up operations, demolition and transitional settlement and reconstruction activities. Humanitarian organisations involved in any of the above activities need to recognise the risks associated with the…

18 Apr 2016 Resource

Understanding Attacks on Humanitarian Aid Workers

There is an increasing demand for deploying humanitarian workers to conflict-affected areas. However, this need has expanded the risk of violent attacks against staff in insecure field settings. This brief by Kristian Hoelscher, Jason Miklian and Håvard Mokleiv Nygård (2015)…

5 Jan 2016 Resource

The Aid Security Monthly News Brief – March 2015

This monthly digest documents threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources. It complements resources that already exist, such as the Aid Worker Security Database,…

15 Oct 2015 Resource

The Aid Security Monthly News Brief – April 2015

This monthly digest documents threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources. It complements resources that already exist, such as the Aid Worker Security Database,…

15 Oct 2015 Resource

The Aid Security Monthly News Brief – May 2015

This monthly digest documents threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources. It complements resources that already exist, such as the Aid Worker Security Database,…

15 Oct 2015 Resource

The Aid Security Monthly News Brief – June 2015

This monthly digest documents threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources. It complements resources that already exist, such as the Aid Worker Security Database,…

15 Oct 2015 Resource

The Aid Security Monthly News Brief – July 2015

This monthly digest documents threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources. It complements resources that already exist, such as the Aid Worker Security Database,…

15 Oct 2015 Resource