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Risk guidance note: Urban armed groups (or gangs)

The advice below is designed to be adaptive and generic to be incorporated in security plans across different contexts. INTRODUCTION Urban armed groups are defined as “…small, geographically isolated groups comprised of (mostly) young men in the urban popular zones…”…

27 Oct 2021 Resource

Mobile Guide: Managing Sexual Violence Against Aid Workers

GISF have recently developed a new interactive Managing Sexual Violence Guide together with Disaster Ready in English and Arabic. Sexual violence in all its forms violates human rights. Organisations have a duty of care to respond to incidents of sexual…

25 Jun 2021 Resource

Mobile Guides: Security Risk Management Toolkit

We worked with Disaster Ready to develop a collection of 6 short, interactive mobile guides on critical security topics. Based on our popular Security to Go guide, the mobile guides have been designed to help you protect yourself, your organisation,…

23 Nov 2020 Resource

Security to go: a risk management toolkit for humanitarian aid agencies

Security to go: a risk management toolkit for humanitarian aid agencies (2020) is intended to provide a simple, easy-to-use guide for non-security experts to quickly set up basic safety, security and risk management systems in new contexts or rapid onset emergency…

2 Nov 2020 Resource

Contracting Private Security Providers

Contracting Private Security Providers is the latest module added to GISF Security to go: a risk management toolkit for humanitarian aid agencies. This new module provides easy to follow guidance on how to contract private security providers (PSPs), including how to select…

30 Sep 2020 Resource