Links to Partners and Experts
Psychological health & wellbeing
Noreen Tehrani Associates - Provides trauma services and training for organisations, practitioners and individuals. They offer a range of psychological screening and trauma services to help organisations deal with the impact of trauma on employees and the organisation.
CiC - An ethical company focused on the well-being of both their customers and the people that work for them, from employees, to volunteers, agency workers and even family members. Their aim is to provide best value EAP solutions to help keep your workforce at their best.
Konterra Group - Supports organisations that manage international development, humanitarian and emergency management operations. Specialises in providing support to clients that operate in high-stress environments—both inside and outside the US—where organizations and their staff face difficult challenges.
A4AID - As a global charity, A4ID delivers an unparalleled opportunity for law firms and companies internationally to make an outstanding contribution in meeting the needs of the world’s poorest citizens. They do this primarily as facilitators, matching international legal expertise with local need in more than 100 jurisdictions.
EISF - EISF is an independent network of security focal points who represent European-based humanitarian NGOs operating internationally. EISF is committed to improving the safety and security of operations and staff, strengthening humanitarian security risk management, to allow greater access to, and impact for, crisis-affected populations.
Duty of care & people management services
Duty of Care International - Duty of Care International works with organisations globally to protect and care for employees and volunteers working in all types of environments. From developing Duty of Care minimum standards to embedding new practices, Duty of Care International, led by Christine Williamson, works closely with organisations to help create a better, more responsible place to work. Christine works independently or partners with associates to deliver the Duty of Care services organisations require.
Centre for Safety and Development - The Centre specializes in advising NGOs, research & educational institutes and government agencies, as well as training their employees in dealing with dangerous situations when working and travelling abroad. They can provide support for duty of care.
Insurance & medical services
Cigna NGO Health Benefits - Cigna NGO Health Benefits has almost 60 years of market leadership in providing worldwide medical insurance to workers from international organisations. Their members are based in virtually every country in the world and as a result, we have acquired unmatched experience and knowledge of this industry.
ISOS - International SOS Pte Ltd. provides medical and travel security services. It offers emergency medical assistance services; and medical and security services in the areas of assistance, tracking, training, consulting, staffing, supplies, occupational health, and travel security. The company also operates clinics that offer healthcare services.
Learning resources or practitioners
Disaster Ready platform - DisasterReady.org makes cutting-edge professional development resources available to relief and development workers and volunteers - anywhere, anytime, at no cost. DisasterReady.org’s online learning library of more than 600 training resources is constantly expanding and covers core topics such as Humanitarianism, Program/Operations, Protection, Staff Welfare, Management and Leadership, Staff Safety & Security, and Soft Skills.
Cornerstone - The Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation transforms the way people help people. Through the contribution of our talent management technology, our capacity building programs, and the support of our entire ecosystem, we strengthen nonprofit organizations around the world by helping them develop, engage, and empower their employees and the people they serve.
Humanitarian Leadership Academy - The Humanitarian Leadership Academy is a global learning initiative set up to facilitate partnerships and collaborative opportunities to enable people to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries. They aim to support the needs of individuals, organisations and communities by facilitating access to learning resources, platforms and tools.
Start Network - Transforming Surge Capacity - The Transforming Surge Capacity Project brings together 11 Start Network agencies with ActionAid leading. The project aims to make surge capacity more effective and efficient across the whole humanitarian sector by promoting collaboration and coordination. It’s about getting everyone to work together to improve and finding new ways to enhance the role of local agencies and external stakeholders.
RedR UK - RedR UK provides training and technical support to NGOs, aid workers and communities responding to natural and man-made disasters all over the world. RedR is also a Membership organisation: they have a global network of 1,800 Members, all of whom are experienced humanitarian professionals.