The European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) is an independent network of Security Focal Points who represent European-based humanitarian NGOs operating internationally.


September 8, 2016

Reclaiming Humanity for Humanitarian Security Risk Management

This post discusses Larissa Fast’s book ‘Aid in Danger’ and how some of the ideas in the book can be applied to humanitarian security risk management. In her blog, Christina...

August 19, 2016

Aid Worker Security on World Humanitarian Day: A Year in Review

On World Humanitarian Day the EISF commemorates the national and international aid workers who lost their lives this past year and remember the colleagues who continue carrying out humanitarian work...

July 26, 2016

Diverse, Inclusive and Safe

This blog by Richard Chapman-Harris raises a key consideration for humanitarian organisations operating in high-risk countries: What does equality, diversity and inclusion mean for security risk management? Do they relate?...

July 11, 2016

The Security of Lone Aid Workers

Existing security risk management tools and procedures tend to overlook the unique security needs of lone aid workers. These staff members are compelled by their unique circumstances to rely primarily...

July 5, 2016

Goodbye and many thanks from Ruth Quinn

After four fantastic years at the European Interagency Security Forum, I am is moving on to a new role at Chatham House. I am very sad to leave the EISF...

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EISF is committed to improving the safety and security of relief operations and staff, strengthening risk management to allow greater access to and impact for crisis-affected populations