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Image & Acceptance – Being a Political Agent

In this Red R ‘taking point’ video John Ryle from Rift Valley Institute discusses being a political agent. John highlights the need for humanitarian organisations to understand that they are perceived as political agents when supplying aid in a conflict…

25 Jan 2021 Resource

Image & Acceptance – Artefacts of Culture

 In this Red R ‘taking point’ video Prof Andrew Brown, Nottingham University Business School, discusses the artefacts of culture and image. He talks about the importance of being aware of the message an organisation’s assets such as buildings and vehicles…

25 Jan 2021 Resource

Context Assessment – Systematic Impact

In this Red R ‘taking point’ video Jan Davis, senior training officer for RedR, discusses the systemic impact of humanitarian workers’ presence. Jan provides a case study to demonstrate the indirect detrimental impact humanitarian agencies can have on local communities…

25 Jan 2021 Resource

Context Assessment – Staff Vulnerability

In this Red R ‘taking point’ video Katy Barnett, former senior training officer for RedR, discusses staff vulnerability. Katy talks about the dual impacts of  context and gender-based security risks. The vulnerability of female aid workers operating in society’s that…

25 Jan 2021 Resource

Context Assessment – Should you have been there

In this Red R ‘taking point’ video Alex de Wall, from Africa justice, advocates for humanitarian organisations to use the international humanitarian principles as guidance towards personal security whilst recognising personal security is at the discretion of the organisation and…

25 Jan 2021 Resource

Context Assessment – Institutional Barriers

In this Red R ‘taking point’ video John Ryle, from Rift Valley Institute, discusses the institutional barriers to knowledge. When operating in complex and unstable environments it is vital to have both local and political knowledge and be aware of…

25 Jan 2021 Resource

Context Assessment Documentary

This Red R context assessment documentary discusses the necessity for humanitarian organisations to understand the context in which they operate via context assessment and ongoing monitoring as an essential tool for SRM. Disclaimer – This video contains distressing images of…

25 Jan 2021 Resource

Context Assessment – Aid is Political

In this Red R ‘taking point’ video Alex de Wall from Africa justice discusses the difficulty of humanitarian organisations to remain completely impartial and neutral in conflict areas because all humanitarian action has political outcomes.

25 Jan 2021 Resource

Non-Verbal Communication

This training video explores a scene from Disney’s frozen to explain the importance and impact of non-verbal communication. 

25 Jan 2021 Resource