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Securing aid worker safety through effective budgeting

Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance

Over the summer of 2019, the European Interagency Security Forum (GISF) has been lobbying aid and donor organisations around the world. Aimed at improving the budgeting processes for aid worker safety and security, the ‘At What Cost?’ movement gained traction…

Article 2019 English

Securing aid worker safety through effective budgeting

Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance

Over the summer of 2019, the European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) has been lobbying aid and donor organisations around the world. Aimed at improving the budgeting processes for aid worker safety and security, the ‘At What Cost?’ movement gained traction…

Academic Resource 2019 English

The Employee Cycle and 13 Security Tips

Gender, Human Rights, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance

These graphics were developed to give a basic overview of security considerations to be made throughout the employee cycle, from recruitment to termination. They were presented at the CHS Alliance Humanitarian Human Resources Conference 2019.

Other 2019 English

How Sexual Misconduct Threatens the Security Industry

Gender, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Private Security Providers

This article by Julie Anne Friend (2018) explores the under-discussed phenomenon of sexual misconduct in the security industry. The author discusses personal experiences and the experiences of others, and suggests specific ways in which the security sector can work together…

Article 2019 English

Key trends in global humanitarian assistance

Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues

This factsheet provides clear and independent top-line analysis of the latest data on humanitarian and crisis-related financing. The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2019 – to be published by Development Initiatives in September – will build on this, presenting the most…

Other 2019 English

Aid Worker Security Report 2019 – Speakable: Addressing sexual violence and gender-based risk in humanitarian aid

Gender, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance

This year’s Aid Worker Security Report examines the issue of sexual violence and the differing risks for female and male aid workers in violent operational settings. The Aid Worker Security Database (AWSD) has always tracked incidents of rape and violent…

Report 2019 English

Humanitarian Exchange Special Issue: Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian crises

Gender, Human Rights, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance

This special issue of Humanitarian Exchange, co-edited with Anne Harmer, Manager of Elrha’s Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme, focuses on mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in humanitarian crises. A series of articles (2018) explore different aspects…

Other 2019 English