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Conducting Safe Monitoring Visits | Tip Sheet

NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

This short guidance provides a quick reference for organisations planning and undertaking project monitoring visits to ensure that visits are conducted in a safe and ethical way, addressing safeguarding best practices. The tip sheet provides a list of key areas…

Other 2021 English

Adding to the evidence: the impact of sanctions and restrictive measures on humanitarian aid

Context Analysis, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Inclusivity, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance

This report captures the findings of an online survey on the impacts of sanctions and counter-terrorism (CT) restrictive measures on VOICE member NGOs, and the VOICE Webinar on EU Restrictive Measures and Humanitarian Aid: Between a principled view for exemptions…

Report 2021 English

Keeping up with COVID-19: essential guidance for NGO security risk managers – Module B11: Inclusivity and Security Risk Management

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

Module 11: ‘ Inclusivity and Security Risk Management’ 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 is intended to guide security risk managers to be…

Guidance Material 2021 English GISF publication

RSH – Safeguarding Matters Module 2: Getting started with partners

NGO Security Management, Safety, Training, Wellbeing

Intro for Module 2 Safeguarding Matters Module 2: Getting started with partners In Module 2, learners continue to accompany FHF, as they submit a funding proposal for a new programme, complete a safeguarding due diligence assessment and identify programme partners.…

Training Document 2021 English

IRC Personal Safety and Security Course

NGO Security Management, Safety

The IRC Safety & Security Kaya course is open to external users and is available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. The course provides learners an opportunity to deepen their understanding of safety and security principles while offering practical guidance on keeping safe…

Training Document 2021 Arabic, English, French, Spanish

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