August 28, 2019 Safety & Security for Humanitarians The recently published figures from the Aid Worker Security Report revealed 2018 as the second worst year on record for aid worker security, with 399 aid workers affected by major violence in 221 separate attacks. However, vehicle related incidents remain the most likely source of injury to […]
August 28, 2019 The Long Read: Once a Humanitarian Worker, Now a PhD Student: Reflections from Post-ISIS Iraq Kathleen Rutledge conducted field research on the role of faith in coping and recovery amongst women survivors of the ISIS conflict in Iraq earlier this year. Her research is part of a one-year HAD/Islamic Relief-led research project […]
Seeing the devastating images of the fires raging across Amazon rainforest on our television screens and social media feeds this past week, it is indisputable that we are facing escalating climate change concerns. What is more, we can no longer play ignorant to the growing challenges and threats faced by the climate change crisis. 2019 […]
National and international humanitarian workers are facing increased levels of insecurity and violence in conflict-affected areas. How can NGOs and INGOs prepare their workforce for the challenges they may face during and after their deployment? According to the Aid Worker Security Report, 409 aid workers were impacted by major violence in 226 incidents in 2018, which […]
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