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With regular contributions from the GISF Secretariat and guest experts, the GISF Blog explores a range of topical, contextual and theoretical developments affecting the practice of humanitarian SRM.

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Reflections on my first HEAT course

NGO Security Management, Training

On a Monday morning in June last year, I left London for the English countryside. It’d be fair to say that I spent the journey…

4 Mar 2020

Community Mistrust: why the DRC’s Ebola epidemic is so distinctly complex

Acceptance, Context Analysis, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management

As the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo nears its one-year anniversary, this long-read blog by Aisling Sweeney explores some of the factors behind the hostilities that humanitarians operating in the country are facing. The piece was developed through desk research and discussion with organisations responding to the outbreak.

9 Jul 2019