Resources

Publications and Documents

Security Guidelines for Field Research in Complex, Remote and Hazardous Places

Dorothea Hilhorst, Lucy Hodgson, Bram Jansen, Rodrigo Mena (International Institute of Social Studies)

This manual is designed to assist researchers in conducting their research in hazardous, remote or complex environments as safely and securely as possible, both for those working within their home country, or as foreigners.


Safety First: A safety and security handbook for aid workers

Bickley, Shaun (Save The Children) 2010

A comprehensive field guide for national and international staff working throughout the world. This manual is used by Save the Children personnel worldwide.


Mainstreaming the Organisational Management of Safety and Security: A Review of Aid Agency Practices and a Guide for Management - HPG Report 9

Koenraad Van Brabant (Humanitarian Policy Group) 2010

This revised edition of the Security Management Handbook offers an overview of recent aid agency attempts to strengthen the management of safety and security.


ECHO Generic Security Guide for Humanitarian Organisations

Barney Mayhew (2004)

The aim of this guide, commissioned by ECHO, is help humanitarian NGOs manage their security effectively. It does so by offering tools, guidance and resources allowing agencies to think through their security policy and procedures. It is intended to be adapted to the particular needs of individual NGOs. It is available for download from the link above in English, French and Spanish.


Stay Safe - International Federation's Guide to a Safer Mission

Aimed at Red Cross and Red Crescent personnel, this manual together with the guide for security managers, provides the necessary tools to implement and maintain a well-functioning security framework when adapted to the specific context.


Stay Safe - The International Federation's Guide for Security Managers

Aimed at Red Cross and Red Crescent personnel, this manual together with the guide for personnel, provides the necessary tools to implement and maintain a well-functioning security framework when adapted to the specific context.


CARE-International Safety and Security Handbook.

Care International. Macpherson. 2nd Ed. 2004

CARE’s handbook on safety and security in international settings.


UN Security Handbook

A comprehensive handbook of UN Security Procedures