This document outlines an approach, including a framework and some tools, that can be used to measure the activity and impact of localised humanitarian action.
This GISF report (2012) provides an analysis of the issues surrounding the relationship between NGOs and their local partners.
Security to go: a risk management toolkit for humanitarian aid agencies (2015) is intended to provide 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 aim of this course is to help inspire more effective and equitable capacity strengthening and organisational development support to partner organisations, including when working remotely.
This guide (2015) provides an easy-to-follow process detailing the recommended steps when opening an office where the property market may be complex and/or ambiguous.
Security Audits (2013) provides a simple guide which can be used to examine the security management system of an organisation. A security management system (SMS) audit is an evidence-based review of the system’s structure and functions and a test of the system’s purpose.
Office Closure (2013) considers the processes required to close an office or programme while minimising risks to staff, the organisation, and programmes. This Guide is intended for use in either a planned closure, or a closure which is forced by contextual factors.
We worked with Disaster Ready to develop a collection of 5 short, interactive mobile guides on critical security topics. Based on our popular Security to Go guide, the mobile guides have been designed to help you protect yourself, your organisation, and your community.