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WFP COVID-19 Common Services Plan

Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

As outlined in the Global Humanitarian Response Plan, WFP is setting up a comprehensive platform of services (2020) to enable the health and humanitarian community to deliver support to the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic, known as the…

Report 2020 English

WFP Global COVID-19 Response Plan

Access, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety

The World Food Programme (WFP), as the largest humanitarian organisation with proven expertise in supply chain and logistics, is working closely with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the UN system and other humanitarian partners to deliver a global humanitarian response…

Report 2020 English

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 (2015) 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

Embedding with Aid Agencies: Editorial Integrity and Security Risks

Acceptance, Communications, Human Rights, NGO Security Management

Shrinking editorial budgets have resulted in journalists increasingly turning to aid agencies to cover stories. At the same time, aid agencies are being pushed to be more media savvy in order to get their message out and to support advocacy…

Event recording 2020 English

Security Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic

NGO Security Management, Safety

This document, prepared by CARE International in 2020, explores some of the security implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. The events of recent weeks presented a wide range of challenges to the global community as the novel coronavirus and the infection…

Guidance Material 2020 English

Reporting Incidents Related to COVID-19: EISF & Insecurity Insight

Acceptance, Context Analysis, Human Rights, NGO Security Management

As we move past the initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are beginning to see safety and security incidents relating to the spread of the disease, such as the harassment of foreigners. Some organisations are also preparing for the…

Tool 2020

COVID-19: Government Measures Report

Context Analysis

Beginning in January 2020, WHO has encouraged governments to reduce transmission of COVID-19. These efforts include active surveillance, detection, isolation and treatment, and contact tracing. This report maps the initial measures adopted by governments. It is a component of ACAPS’s…

Report 2020