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Free security risk management workshops for NGOs and charities

Effective security risk management is the key to keeping staff and partners safe while working in increasingly violent contexts and within increasingly restricted civic spaces. Open Briefing now offers NGOs and charities free 3-hour workshops covering duty of care, security risk assessments, security plans, crisis management and more.

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6-11 August 2017: Hostile environment awareness training (HEAT/HEFAT)

Our flagship Personal Security in Hostile Environments (HEAT/HEFAT) course for NGO workers and journalists gives students the skills that they need to work safely and confidently in challenging situations and violent environments. Please register your interest now for a course running from 6 to 11 August in the United Kingdom.

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24-28 April 2017: Advanced first aid training for NGOs, journalists and field workers

Open Briefing is running an advanced first aid course for NGOs, journalists, field workers and other civil society actors from 24 to 28 April. It is ideal for those working in remote or hostile areas, where the risk of life-threatening injuries is heightened and where medical evacuation could take considerable time to arrange. Students successfully completing the course will be awarded a QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF).

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Complete list of services available from Open Briefing

As announced last week, Open Briefing is expanding the range of services it offers beyond intelligence to also include security, training and equipment. The full range of services we are offering has now been published. New services include: GPS personnel tracking with 24/7/365 monitoring, SOS functionality and international emergency response; Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) and civilian Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Extraction (SERE) courses; first aid kits and training; up to 30% off clothing, tents, rucksacks, boots, climbing equipment, etc. from the best European and US outdoor brands; field rations, emergency food aid packs and water purifiers; sat phones for rental or purchase; and many more.

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