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Organisational risk management in high-risk programmes: the non-medical response to the Ebola outbreak

Acceptance, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

Issue 64 of the Humanitarian Exchange Magazine, published by the Humanitarian Practice Network (Overseas Development Institute, ODI), focuses on the Ebola crisis in West Africa. In their article for the magazine, GISF Executive Coordinator Lisa Reilly and GISF Researcher Raquel…

Article 2015 English GISF publication

Ouvrir un nouveau bureau : Manuel à l’attention des organisations non gouvernementales

Equipment, Legal Obligations, Policy Guidance, Safety

Ce manuel (2015) a été conçu pour présenter de manière simplifiée les démarches qu’il est recommandé d’entreprendre pour ouvrir un bureau dans un pays où le marché de l’immobilier est susceptible d’être complexe et/ou confus. Bien que ce manuel fasse…

Guides 2015 French GISF publication

Office Opening: A guide for non-governmental organisations

Equipment, Legal Obligations, Policy Guidance, Safety

A well-planned and transparent approach to opening an office will mitigate many of the risks involved. The process is not linear and every situation will have different requirements. However, by applying a logical and organised process, setting up an office…

Guides 2015 English GISF publication

GISF Webinar: Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery – Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management

Equipment, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, Legal Obligations, NGO Security Management, Policy Guidance, Safety

EISF teamed up with DisasterReady.org to host a webinar entitled ‘Communications Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities for Security Risk Management’. The webinar launches GISF’s new paper of the same title, and features engaging discussion on opportunities and challenges of communications…

Tool 2014 English GISF publication

NGO Safety and Security Training Project: How to Create Effective Security Training for NGOs

Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Safety, Training

The NGO Safety and Security Training Report (2014) by Christine Persaud provides a narrative of the research findings, an updated curriculum, and guidance tools for training. It is based on extensive research and interviews with members of the NGO community.…

Paper 2014 English GISF publication