In 2015, Steve Dennis submitted a claim at the Oslo District Court against his former employer, the NRC, for compensation for economic and non-economic loss following his kidnapping in 2012. The court concluded that the NRC acted with gross negligence in relation to this incident and found the NRC to be liable for compensation towards Dennis. This paper reflects on the court case and what lessons can be drawn from the court’s ruling for the international aid sector.
This guide provides a simple, easy-to-use guide for non-security experts to quickly set up basic safety, security and risk management systems in new contexts or rapid onset emergency response situations.
The Cost of Security Risk Management for NGOs explores the costs related to safety and security management for aid programmes, and aims to assist all aid practitioners to determine their risk management expenditure more accurately.
Why are incident statistics important for aid organisations, what are the important considerations when using statistics, and how can they best be produced?
This handbook is meant to serve as a primer and quick reference tool for humanitarian organizations on the basic principles of risk management. The handbook draws upon the findings of a 2016 study, NGOs and Risk.