Aid in Danger Newsletter 
August 2018
Dear <<First Name>>,

We thought you might want to know what reports the Aid in Danger project has recently published and what to look out for.  

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Insecurity Insight.   
Editorial team
Christina Wille  
Helen Buck  

Research team
James Naudi  
Laurence Gerhardt 
Recent publications
Aid Workers Killed, Injured and Kidnapped (KIK)
Incident trend analysis of aid worker KIK.

Cross referenced with AWSD.
Quick charts and datasets will be made available on HDX Insecurity Insight

Date period: April-June 2018.
Source: Open-source and SiND partner-agency-reported incidents.
Security Incident Data Analysis | 2017
Trend analysis based on reported security incidents that affected the delivery of aid in EastSouthern + West Africa 

Quick charts and datasets available on HDX Insecurity Insight

Date period: January-December 2017.
Data sources: Open-source and SiND partner-agency-reported incidents.
Monthly News Briefs
Selection of events with links to sources:
Data period: June 2018.
Source: Open-source only.

Upcoming publications
Diverse Staff Member Profiles 
Information on incidents where an aid worker’s or beneficiary’s personal profile was the primary reason for the incident taking place.

Date period: January 2017-June 2018
Data sources: Open-source and SiND partner-agency-reported incidents.


How To Make Your Organisation Resilient

Two half-day workshops organised by Insecurity Insight, EISF and GINA International with insights and tools for improving strategic security risk management.

Date: 14 November 2018: 09:30 - 17:30 - 15 November 2018: 09:30 - 17:00
Register here

New Security in Numbers Database (SiND) datasets 
Data on aid workers reportedly killed, kidnapped and arrested (KKA) is now available on Reliefweb Crises App
  • Use the app to access crisis information on a range of subjects.
  • Easy to browse and switch between countries or topics.
  • Share updates via email or social media, including the latest KKA data.
Download the free app here.
Data sources: Open-source and SiND partner-agency-reported incidents.
Selective quick charts and datasets are now available on HDX Insecurity Insight Data sources: Open-source and SiND partner-agency-reported incidents.


Humanitarian access and security challenges in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Blog about the security and access challenges faced by humanitarian actors in the DRC

Read it here

Toolkit: Responding to Violence against Humanitarian Action on the Policy Level

Offers guidance to humanitarian actors for responding to violence against humanitarian action, in order to promote a more protective environment for the provision of humanitarian aid to civilians.

View and download here.

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