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Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers – Module B12: COVID-19 Related Threats and Mitigation Table

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

Module 12: ‘ Covid-19 Related Threats and Mitigation Table’ is in section (B) ‘Operational Security’ of our three-part series ‘Keeping up with COVID-19: Essential guidance for NGO security risk management’. This module sets out COVID-19 related threats to personnel, assets,…

Guidance Material, Guides 2021 English GISF publication

Mobile Guide: Managing Sexual Violence Against Aid Workers

Gender, Human Rights, NGO Security Management, Safety, Wellbeing

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…

Guides, Tool 2021 Arabic, English GISF publication

Gestion du Risque Sécurité: manuel de référence à l’attention des petites ONG

Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

Ce manuel (2020) offre des ressources simples et faciles à utiliser pour aider les ONG de plus petite taille à démystifier la gestion du risque sécurité. Détaillant les éléments basiques d’une structure de gestion du risque sécurité, ce manuel vise…

Guides 2020 French GISF publication

Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Technology

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact not only the security risks that NGOs face, but also the way risk treatment measures are developed, implemented, and communicated to staff. As we get used to new ways of working with COVID-19, and…

Guidance Material, Guides 2020 English GISF publication

دليل إدارة المخاطر الأمنية (Security Risk Management Toolkit: Mobile Guides – Arabic Version)

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training

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, and your community. Each guide covers…

Guides, Training Document 2020 Arabic GISF publication

Mobile Guides: Security Risk Management Toolkit

Context Analysis, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training

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,…

Guides, Training Document 2020 English GISF publication

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

Acceptance, Context Analysis, Equipment, Inclusivity, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety, Technology

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…

Guides 2020 English GISF publication

Contracting Private Security Providers

NGO Security Management, 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…

Guides 2020 English GISF publication

Gérer la Violence Sexuelle à l’encontre du Personnel Humanitaire : prévention, préparation, réponse et suivi

Gender, Human Rights, Inclusivity, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Training, Wellbeing

Les agences humanitaires ont des obligations de sécurité envers leur personnel, communément désignées par l’expression anglaise « duty of care », au titre desquelles elles se doivent de répondre aux incidents de violence sexuelle visant leurs employés. La violence sexuelle,…

Guides 2020 French GISF publication