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Protection of a (medical) facility against a mob attack

It is extremely difficult to protect a facility that is attacked by an angry mob. There are however a few measures that can be considered to pre-empt and prepare for mob attacks. This guidance outlines some such measures.

19 Jun 2020 Resource

Special Edition Podcast: Managing Operations in a COVID-19 World

In this one-off podcast, Tara Arthur, GISF’s Projects and Membership Officer (Americas) speaks to Heather Hughes, GISF’s Deputy Director. Since February, Heather has been leading GISF’s activities on COVID-19. During this short release, Tara and Heather discuss some of the…

18 Jun 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

A more scientific approach to decision making

To aid decision-makers, an organisation positions itself best when it maximises its strengths – its people, working collaboratively (from the top to the bottom) to…

9 Jun 2020 Blog