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

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

7 Apr 2020 Resource

A Guide to Insurance for NGOs Operating in Violent Environments

Insurance is an important form of risk management for NGOs that might not be able to bear a significant unplanned financial loss resulting from a security or medical incident in the field. Yet, engaging with brokers and insurers to purchase…

15 Aug 2018 Resource

Algorithm for post-assault management in the field

This document provides a two-page algorithm for post-assault response in the field. Developed by Humanitrain, the algorithm covers the key issues such as: Is the survivor in a safe place? Do they want medical treatment? Do they want criminal justice…

14 Aug 2018 Resource

Psychological first aid: Guide for aid workers

This guide was developed in order to have widely agreed upon psychological first aid materials for use in low and middle income countries. The information we have given here is a model only. You will need to adapt it appropriately…

14 Aug 2018 Resource

Hotel Safety: A Guide to Staying Safe for Employers and Travellers

While the vast majority of hotel stays occur without incident, the importance of reviewing accommodation risks has been highlighted in recent years by numerous terrorist attacks against hotels. The business world has seen increases in visits to developing, higher risk…

18 Jul 2018 Resource

Department for International Development Due Diligence Guide

The Due Diligence Framework is a powerful risk management tool that encompasses activities undertaken to assist the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) of the programme in obtaining assurance of a potential delivery partner’s capacity and capability to deliver DFID aid. In…

11 Jul 2018 Resource

Charity Cyber Guide: Your Defence Against Digital Risk

Digital technology has enabled charities to do more. It has created opportunities for innovative new fundraising ideas, helped save time and resource and allowed us to store information more efficiently than ever before. On the other hand, the relentless evolution…

11 Jul 2018 Resource