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Compounding Crises, Episode 1: Partnerships in Crisis

In the first episode of Compounding Crises, the third GISF Podcast series, we speak to Léa Moutard, GISF’s Research Advisor. Since joining GISF in August 2019, Léa has been managing a new research project on Partnerships and Security Risk Management:…

15 Jul 2020 Resource

Health Workers at Risk: Added challenges of COVID-19

COVID-19 has shifted the important work carried out by health professionals to the forefront of all of our minds. Yet, despite the applause these workers often receive, they remain exposed to many risks. For this instalment of the GISF Blog, we interviewed Christina Wille, Director of Insecurity Insight.

16 Jun 2020 Blog

GISF Publications Catalogue

GISF Publications GISF Briefing Papers and Reports GISF Briefing Papers and Reports investigate some of the key conceptual issues facing NGOs and security risk managers in humanitarian operations. The papers aim to consolidate theory in practice; many contain practical tools…

1 Jun 2020 Resource

Why COVID-19 is impacting security environments differently

According to data collected by Standard Risk, 79% of security incidents related to COVID-19 in East and Central Africa, between 1 March - 7 May, took place in Kenya, Malawi and Uganda. This blog piece seeks to explain why is this the case and suggests that countries with higher levels of democracy may face more civil unrest following the enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions.

27 May 2020 Blog

Event Recording: GISF Virtual Launch (plus Q&A)

The Event On 9th April 2020, EISF relaunched as the Global Interagency Security Forum. On 15th April, we hosted virtual celebrations, bringing together voices (and ears) from all around the world. With speakers from our original network and beyond, the…

1 May 2020 Resource

WFP Common Services Plan: Passenger and light cargo air services

As part of the global humanitarian common services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WFP is establishing critical passenger air transport services that ensure humanitarian staff, the UN, NGOs, the broader humanitarian community, and medical personnel can rapidly reach the…

29 Apr 2020 Resource