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GISF Podcast: What are the challenges for humanitarians working in the field?

Human Rights

In the fourth GISF in Conversation podcast, we spoke to two humanitarians working in Iraq: Craige Grice, an NRC Security Adviser, and Salah Noori, an NRC Programme Adviser. They discuss the significance of security risk management in accessing those in…

Podcast 2017 English GISF publication

GISF podcast: What does a Global Security Advisor do?

NGO Security Management

In the third episode of the GISF in Conversation podcast series, Heather Hughes, Oxfam GB’s Global Security Advisor, speaks about what security risk management means to her organisation. She highlights the benefits and importance of security risk management and challenges perception…

Podcast 2017 English GISF publication

GISF Podcast: How do the humanitarian principles relate to security risk management?

Legal Obligations, Localisation, NGO Security Management

In this episode of the EISF in Conversation podcast series, we sat down with Eva Svoboda, a Senior Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, to discuss the humanitarian principles and how they relate to security risk management. Eva speaks about the…

Podcast 2017 English GISF publication

Security Incident Information Management (SIIM) Handbook

Security incident information management (SIIM) is the collection, reporting, recording, analysis, sharing and use of information (including data) linked to a security incident. Security incident information management is a key part of an organisation’s broader security risk management, which aims…

Guidance Material 2017 Arabic, English, French, Spanish GISF publication

GISF Podcast: How does security risk management enable access?

NGO Security Management

In the first EISF in Conversation podcast, Loretta Minghella OBE, CEO of Christian Aid, speaks about how security risk management enables access. She discusses good practice and goes on to explain how to embed security risk management in humanitarian programmes. Loretta also considers…

Podcast 2017 English GISF publication

GISF Podcast: First Series

NGO Security Management

The EISF in Conversation podcast was launched in September 2017. The podcast investigates different perspectives and aspects of humanitarian security risk management. The aim is to raise awareness of security risk management, encourage a better understanding of what security risk management can…

Other, Podcast 2017 English GISF publication

Security Risk Management: a basic guide for smaller NGOs

Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

This guide aims to be a simple, easy-to-use security resource to help smaller NGOs demystify security risk management. By setting out the elements of a basic security risk management framework, this guide aims to support NGOs in translating their duty…

Guidance Material, Guides 2017 English GISF publication
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People management (Security to Go module)

Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

People management has a direct impact on security risk management. This module takes a closer look at the employee cycle and identifies the practices in people management which carry an obligation or risk. This module demonstrates that the best solution…

Guides 2017 English GISF publication
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GISF Information Leaflet

NGO Security Management

The GISF is a member-led network of NGO security focal points, committed to improving the security of humanitarian staff and operations for sustainable access. This leaflet provides information on what the GISF is, what it does, and the resources it…

Other 2016 English GISF publication