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Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers – Module 9: Gender-based harassment and abuse risks for personnel

Covid-19, Gender, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety, Training

Module 9: ‘Gender-based harassment and abuse risks for personnel’ is in section (B) ‘Operational Security’ of our three-part series ‘Keeping up with COVID-19: Essential guidance for NGO security risk management’. With quarantines, lockdowns and work from home orders, gender-based harassment…

Guidance Material 2021 English GISF publication

Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers – Module 5: Cost implications and donor requirements

Covid-19, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance

Module 5: ‘Cost implications and donor requirements’ is in section (A) ‘Policy and Planning’ of our three-part series ‘Keeping up with COVID-19: Essential guidance for NGO security risk management’. In the first quarter of 2020, aid agencies found themselves beginning…

Guidance Material 2021 English GISF publication

ACAPS Global Risk Analysis

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Safety

ACAPS Global Risk Analysis outlines a number of key contexts where a notable deterioration may occur within the next six months, leading to a spike in humanitarian needs. ACAPS continue to monitor closely the risks identified in order to establish how…

Report 2021 English

Methodology: Applying a Racial Equity Lens to Anti-Hunger Policies

Human Rights, Inclusivity

Our hope is to build on this method for future projects. This methodology is offered as a possible pathway for other organizations, policymakers, and implementing agencies to use in developing a racial equity lens for their work, whether inside or…

Guidance Material, Policy Document 2021 English

Using a Racial Equity Scorecard for Policy and Programs

Human Rights, Inclusivity, Wellbeing

People of color in the United States are more likely to experience hunger and poverty because of structural racism. The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic reflect the impact of structural racism in our country.1 These preexisting inequities have only been…

Guidance Material, Policy Document 2021 English

AGE INCLUSIVE DISASTER RISK REDUCTION – A TOOLKIT

Human Rights, Inclusivity, Wellbeing

The manual is a compilation of many resources developed by HelpAge and other agencies to address the issue of age inclusion in disaster risk management (DRM). It customises the messages to suit the need for age inclusive DRM across Asia…

Tool 2021 English

Fight Inequality – Together We Can End Poverty and Injustice

Access, Human Rights

Everyone has the right to a just and sustainable world in which they can thrive. But billions are still trapped in poverty and injustice. Today’s economic models have failed the world. Unjust systems have concentrated power in the hands of…

Guidance Material 2021 English

IASC MINIMUM STANDARDS ON DUTY OF CARE IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19

Wellbeing

The IASC duty of care minimum standards guide IASC members and standing invitees (hereinafter ‘the IASC organizations’) in the implementation of adequate duty of care provisions in the context of COVID-19 for allof theirpersonnel regardless of nationality and contractual type.

Guidance Material 2021 English

W0RKING WELL? AID WORKER WELL-BEING AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT

NGO Security Management, Wellbeing

The CHS Alliance has long been concerned about aid worker well-being. Why? Because staff and volunteers are crucial to the delivery of meaningful, high-quality aid. The actions of staff and volunteers underpin each of the Nine Commitments of the Core…

Guidance Material, Report 2021 English

The State of Humanitarian Professions (SOHP) 2020

Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

This report presents the findings of a study, undertaken by Bioforce, to describe the “State of Humanitarian Professions” (SOHP) in 2020. The study recognised 24 profession areas and, through consultation with humanitarian professionals, documented the key characteristics and changing nature…

Report 2021 English