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Editor’s Introduction

Most mainstream discourses on humanitarian security would not consider the community engagement of a team of anthropologists in three West African countries during the Ebola epidemic of 2014–16 as directly related to security – and their article in this special issue on ‘Security and Protection’ hardly touches on security as its own topic. Instead, it provides a detailed account of the need for a thorough understanding of social relationships when defining, and thus securing, humanitarian

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Uses and Misuses of International Humanitarian Law and Humanitarian Principles

Humanitarianism’ , International Review of the Red Cross , 96 : 894 , 641 – 8 . Neuman , M. and Weissman , F. (eds) ( 2016 ), Saving Lives and Staying Alive: Humanitarian Security in the Age of Risk Management ( London : Hurst and Co ). Powell , C. ( 2001 ), ‘Remarks to the

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Staff Security and Civilian Protection in the Humanitarian Sector

access, this became known as the ‘bible’ of humanitarian security, and an updated version was published in 2010 ( Humanitarian Practice Network, 2010 ). Several more policy guidelines, manuals and documents focused on staff or staff and agency security have been published at the sector level over the past fifteen years ( DG ECHO, 2006 ; Egeland et al. , 2011 ; EISF, 2018 ; IASC, 2015 ; InterAction, 2015 ). Efforts to keep humanitarian-agency staff and the wider civilian population safe in

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, D. ( 2016 ), ‘ The Shadowy Theatre of Kidnappings. An Account of Arjan Erkel’s Rescue ’, in Neuman , M. and Weissman , F. (eds), Saving Lives and Staying Alive: Humanitarian Security in the Age of Risk Management ( London : Hurst and Co , pp. 127 – 43 ). Moisan , D

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the initial decisions. I relied on the EISF (European Interagency Security Forum) network to set up the crisis-management trainings for all the heads of mission. We held several crisis-management trainings in the Sahel, Turkey, Thailand and Kenya. Most MdM heads of mission completed the training between 2013 and 2015. Task Four: Simplifying the Security Tools The EISF network and the humanitarian security literature it curates also helped guide my

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Interpreting Violence on Healthcare in the Early Stage of the South Sudanese Civil War

, F. ( 2016 ), ‘ Violence against Aid Workers: The Meaning of Measuring ’, in Neuman , M. and Weissman , F. (eds), Saving Lives and Staying Alive. Humanitarian Security in the Age of Risk Management ( London : Hurst and Co ), pp. 55 – 66 .

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