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Weapons

In this ICRC video a variety of weapons, such as assault rifles, snipers and tanks, are discussed. This video includes details about different weapons firing range, their impacts and how to protect yourself against different types of weapons.  

25 Jan 2021 Resource

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

Humanitarian Access in Armed Conflict: a need for new principles?

Constraints on humanitarian access continue to inhibit the ability of affected populations to receive adequate assistance in numerous conflict situations. This scoping study (2018) was commissioned to determine the feasibility and potential impact of developing new ‘principles’ of access. It…

15 May 2019 Resource

Global Strategic Trends The Future Starts Today 6th Edition

Global Strategic Trends describes a strategic context for defence and security looking out to the middle of the century. It takes a comprehensive view of the future derived through research headed by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC). Since…

1 May 2019 Resource