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Staff Security and Civilian Protection in the Humanitarian Sector
Miriam Bradley

where they face greater risks ( Carpenter, 2003 ; Dolan and Hovil, 2006 ; Stoddard et al. , 2011 ). Furthermore, a 2011 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) report on ‘good practice for humanitarians in complex security environments’ acknowledges that local civilians ‘suffer most from conflict and violence’ and makes the case for aid-worker security measures not in terms of differential threat or vulnerability but in terms of

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Emmanuelle Strub

were few specialists. They interviewed two people with security experience in the private sector and the military; my curriculum vitae did not interest them at first. My standard humanitarian career path in NGOs and international organisations meant I had only a few months’ experience in that type of position. However, my 2002 Master’s memoire on aid workerssecurity in Afghanistan (‘Quelle place pour la compréhension dans la trilogie: acceptabilité, protection et

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Four Decisive Challenges Confronting Humanitarian Innovation
Gerard Finnigan and Otto Farkas

(accessed 20 October 2016) . Humanitarian Outcomes ( 2017 ), Aid Worker Security Report: Figures at a Glance 2016 , https://aidworkersecurity.org/sites/default/files/HO_AidWorkerSecPreview_1015_G.PDF-.pdf (accessed 10 January 2018) . ICRC ( 2016 ), Internal Conflicts and Other Situations of Violence , www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/interview/2012/12-10-niac-non-international-armed-conflict.htm (accessed 25

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