National staff is often lacking in training, yet they are most likely to be exposed to immediate danger. International staff depends highly upon national staff for their own safety.
You are ultimately responsible for your safety. Being aware that you are in an unsafe environment is the first step in decreasing your risk. That is, in a nutshell, what this training workshop is about. The workshop builds upon this self-awareness to further insight for the need and development of good policy, procedures and contingency plans.
Topics covered are: context, situational awareness (internal and external), risk reduction strategy (why and overlap), risk awareness, levels of responsibility, duty of care,
The practical modules are context specific. Examples are: terrorism, driving safety, armed attack, driving in hazardous environments, checkpoints, ambush, abduction, explosive remnants of war (UXO), …
Theory is mixed with interesting exercises and videos throughout the day.
1-3 days (8-24 hours, depending upon the number of add-on modules)
English, French, German, Dutch direct
Arabic, Russian, Spanish, Pashto: simultaneous interpreter
This training was conducted in:
2017 Israel and Palestine
2015 UAE (Dubai)
Would you like to have additional information about this course? Please contact william van Heerden: firstname.lastname@example.org