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Health Workers at Risk: Added challenges of COVID-19

By: Christina Wille 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...

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Managing the Security of Aid Workers with Diverse Profiles

Executive Summary An aid worker’s personal security is impacted by the interplay between where the aid worker is, who they are, and their role and organisation. As employers, aid organisations have a...

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Security Risk Management: a basic guide for smaller NGOs

This guide aims to be a simple, easy-to-use security resource to help smaller NGOs demystify security risk management. By setting out the elements of a basic security risk management framework, this...

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A glimpse into the March 2017 EISF Forum

This blog was written by Hélène Cardona, EISF Projects and Membership Officer. On the 23rd and 24th of March, 76 people working on or interested in NGO security risk management met in Brussels for...

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From security levels to scenario planning

This op-ed was written by Gonzalo de Palacios. The opinions expressed in this op-ed belong to the author and do not reflect the opinions of the European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) or any...

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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): 2017 Outlook

Social unrest marked Congo’s 2016 political climate. Such unrest was the result of the failure to organize the presidential election, which was scheduled for November. On the security front, violent...

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Counter-Terrorist Financing and Humanitarian Security

By Alex Marriage Alex Marriage is Research and Projects Assistant at EISF. He has three years’ experience in international development NGOs primarily working on policy and advocacy. Firstly as an...

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People management and security risk management

People management and security risk management Good people management could be described as getting the best results from an employee in a healthy and safe way. People are our most valuable resource...

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Women in Security

Published: March 8, 2017 | By Adelicia Fairbanks On International Women’s Day, EISF celebrates the role of women in NGO security risk management. Despite the fact that security has historically been...

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Zimbabwe: A Crisis Unfolding

Published: February 16, 2017 | By Nick Hanson-James Zimbabwe is facing an imminent crisis that will require an international humanitarian response in the near to medium-term future, with appropriate...

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