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Managing Risk in International and Local NGO Partnerships

An in-depth study of the realities and recommendations for improving risk management in humanitarian crises.

March 6, 2019
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Managing Uncertainty in Local-International Partnerships: Northeast Nigeria and South Sudan

This report examines partnerships between international NGOs (INGOs) and local/national NGOs (L/NNGOs) in two complex, conflict-driven emergencies: Nigeria and South Sudan. It presents case studies that are one component of InterAction’s Risk II: Local Actor Partnerships project – an 18-month research study funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA).

March 6, 2019
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Managing the Security of Aid Workers with Diverse Profiles

This research paper from EISF is targeted at staff members within NGOs who have the responsibility for ensuring the security and wellbeing of staff members - for example, security focal points, HR specialists and senior managers. The research aims to better understand whether diversity is systematically addressed by aid organizations within their security risk management systems, and what challenges aid organizations face in relation to managing the security of aid workers while being mindful of their diversity. The research aims to identify good practice, and provide guidance to aid organizations on how to balance staff security and duty of care obligations while still respecting their employees rights to privacy, equality and inclusion.

March 12, 2021
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More Than An Obligation

COVID-19 shifted how humanitarians work and will likely reshape—if not entirely overhaul—elements of the global humanitarian system. How we work…

August 18, 2020
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NGO Recommendations On USDFC

InterAction Members urge the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to prioritize and fully implement its development mandate and focus…

August 5, 2020
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NGOs and Risk How International Humanitarian Actors Manage Uncertainty

For humanitarian organizations, the presence of risk in the operating environment can force difficult trade-offs between the needs of people…

February 8, 2016
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NGOs and Risk Study Enters Second Phase, Survey Now Available

The new phase will focus on risk management within partnerships between national, local and international NGOs

April 23, 2018
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UN: SEA Risk Managment Toolkit

This document from the UN is a planning and risk management toolkit. This toolkit can help organizations identify and record risks, develop a workplan and describe how the organization will prevent and mitigate these risks. These tools are primarily aimed for those working in UN field Missions, but may be useful for other organizations as well.

November 23, 2019