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From research papers to training packs, find the resources you need, all in one place. For GISF members, please log in to access member-only resources. For hard copies of any GISF resources, please contact research@gisf.ngo. If you would like to share a resource with GISF, please contact tolani@gisf.ngo.


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      Challenges in Understanding and responding to crisis in urban contexts

      Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety

      This report by Paul McPhun and Elena Lucchi (2008) states that “there is now a growing international awareness that urbanization is becoming untenable, representing in some contexts a crisis that far outweighs the impact of ongoing conflict in remaining regions…

      Report 2008 English

      Country Report: Kyrgyz Republic (Members only content)

      Context Analysis

      This report (2008) provides thorough information on the Kyrgyz Republic. It includes an analysis and outlook for 2008-2009, the political scene, economic policy and the domestic economy. Its main conclusion regarding the outlook for the period mentioned is that the…

      Report 2008 English

      Orange County Rape Crisis Center Sexual Assault Response Guidelines

      Context Analysis, Legal Obligations, Safety

      A guide designed by the Orange County Rape Crisis Center (2008). The mission of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center is to stop sexual violence and its impact through support, education, and advocacy. The Center envisions a just and equitable…

      Guidance Material 2008 English

      Travel on Commercial Airlines by UN Staff in Sudan (Members only content)

      Safety

      This Standard Operating Procedure document provides guidance to line managers, heads of organisations and other workers who approve duty and entitlement travel in order to minimise exposure of staff to unnecessary risk. It also includes the FlightSafe ranking information for…

      Policy Document 2008 English

      Regional shortcomings and global solutions: Kidnap, ransom and insurance in Latin America

      Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management

      Through her article called “Regional shortcomings and global solutions: Kidnap, ransom and insurance in Latin America” (2008), Samantha Kenney explores the problematic links between insurance companies and the fact that the relatives of a kidnapped person can pay the ransom…

      Article 2008 English

      Seismic Risk Brochure

      Safety

      This brochure (2008) designed by the French governement and joint NGO gives recommendations -in French- of what to do in case of an earthquake, specifically in Guadeloupe.

      Guidance Material 2008 English

      Country Report: Kyrgyz Republic (Members only content)

      Context Analysis

      This report (2007) provides thorough information on the Kyrgyz Republic. It includes an analysis and outlook for 2008-2009, the political scene, economic policy and the domestic economy. Its main conclusion regarding the outlook for the period mentioned is that the…

      Report 2007 English

      Safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of United Nations personnel Report of the Secretary-General (Members only content)

      Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Safety

      The UNSG report highlights significant challenges and threats to the security and safety of humanitarian and United Nations personnel and ongoing measures to ensure respect for the human rights, privileges and immunities of humanitarian and United Nations personnel according to…

      Report 2007 English

      Project Oasis Image – Bagdad (Members only content)

      Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

      Imagery of Iraq (2007) where Oasis is deployed among more than 20 United Nations organizations and NGOs operating. iMMAP has been asked by OCHA to undertake a broad information coordination role in Iraq in support of OCHA, a role that…

      Report 2007 English