Since the 1990s, the international relief and development community has come a long way in training their staff. The increased awareness of “Duty of Care” obligations since 2011 has served to focus organizations on their responsibly to staff who are working in very complex environments.
While it continues to be a recommended “best practice” to provide safety and security training for humanitarian staff who are being placed in surroundings that can put them at risk, if we are going to ask humanitarian staff to work in high or even medium threat environments, we need to get serious about preparing them.
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