An interactive map on our website has been completely overhauled and updated. Mapping Listed Terrorist Groups and Humanitarian Crises features a map with links to information on countries where there are both humanitarian crises and terrorist groups listed by the U.S. government.
Individual country pages include recent background on the crisis, brief summaries of listed terrorist groups operating in that country, and links to recent news articles and other resources.
Eleven countries are highlighted on the map: Afghanistan, Cameroon, Chad, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Palestine, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. A linkable list of those same countries is provided below the map for ease of use.
Regardless of how well-conceived and implemented, risk management cannot eliminate risk; "it only reduces the likelihood of its occurrence, and mitigates against the potential consequences," explains a new guidance note from Humanitarian Outcomes and InterAction, Residual Risk Acceptance: An Advocacy Guidance Note.
The concept of program criticality, based on the severity of the need, should be formally measured and factored into NGOs' risk management frameworks, the note states. Aadvocacy objectives and tools should focus on the goal of "risk sharing."
Importantly, NGOs should overcome the natural tendency to project an image of being in complete control, according to the note. The truth is that NGOs engage in "extremely difficult work in highly dangerous environments" and struggle to "manage risks while assisting people in need to the best of their ability."
The Global NPO Coalition on FATF presents:
"Nonprofits No Longer 'Particularly Vulnerable': What's Next?"
Broadcast on September 12, 2016
Recording now available at http://bit.ly/2cfpZnp
Discussion centered on how we got here and what you can do to help shape the road ahead.