Collaboration

Aid in Danger Partner Agencies

Aid in Danger Partner Agencies


We work with over 30 partner agencies who share confidential verified security incidents that have affected their organisation. This data is anonymised and integrated into our global datasets and analysed to asses aid worker safety and security and country contexts. It is also shared on HDX.

If you are an aid agency and would like to join, please get in touch.

Global Interagency Security Forum (GISF)

Global Interagency Security Forum (GISF)

Insecurity Insight is an affiliate member of the Global Interagency Security Forum (GISF) is an independent network of Security Focal Points who represent humanitarian NGOs operating internationally.

GISF is the leading body on practical advice on humanitarian security risk management that balances access to, and impact for crisis-affected populations with the protection of aid workers, programmes and organisations.

We are grateful for the essential support GISF predecessor EISF has provided over the years.

Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED)

Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED)

ACLED is a US registered non-profit disaggregated data collection, analysis and crisis mapping project that focuses on political violence and protest activity include events that occur within civil wars and periods of instability, public demonstrations, and regime breakdown.

ACLED has given us access to obtain the events that are of relevance for aid agency, health, education and protection programmes. We also use ACLED data to carry out aid agency relevant context and situation analysis.

Insecurity Insight shares our sexual violence in conflict datasets with ACLED. These events can are cited as Insecurity Insight on the ACLED database.

Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX)

Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX)

The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) is an open platform for sharing data across crises and organisations to make humanitarian data easy to find and use for analysis.  HDX is managed by OCHA’s Centre for Humanitarian Data, which is located in The Hague, the Netherlands. OCHA is part of the United Nations Secretariat and is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. Insecurity Insight shares many datasets on HDX. We are collaborating with HDX to develop APIs to feed our data live into the HDX . Under the ‘Ending violence against healthcare in conflict’ project we also have a joint Data Manager to work closely with the OCHA Centre team and support the work of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition.

VigilInsight

VigilInsight

Insecurity Insight is part of the Vigil Insight initiative that focuses on aid sector tailored threat management using aid sector specific incident data, analysis and security risk management.

See our country pages for examples of Vigil Insight analysis.

Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC)

Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC)

Insecurity Insight serves on the Steering Committee of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC) and carries out the data collection for the annual SHCC report,. By collaborating with many others members of the coalition we support lobbying activities that ensure that the data we generate is brought into policy circles.

Researching the Impact of Attacks on Healthcare (RIAH)

Researching the Impact of Attacks on Healthcare (RIAH)

Insecurity Insight is a member of a consortium of researchers, led by the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at The University of Manchester in collaboration with the University of Geneva and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researching the Impact of Attacks on Healthcare (RIAH). The aim of the research is to improve the understanding of the nature, frequency, scale, and impact of attacks on healthcare in conflict through improved data collection and analysis.

Physicians for Human Rights

Physicians for Human Rights

Physicians for Human Rights, (PhR) investigates and documents human rights violations and gives voice to survivors and witnesses. Insecurity Insight collaborates with Physicians for Human Rights through the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition and Project, and for our work on Myanmar documenting violence against health workers and the health system.

Berkeley University Human Rights Center

Berkeley University Human Rights Center

The Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law conducts research on war crimes and other serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights. Insecurity Insight and the Human Rights Center collaborated in the creation of the development of the Story Map ‘Violence Against Health Care: Attacks During a Pandemic.

Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack

Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack

We collaborate with GCPEA in preparing the Monthly News Brief on Education in Danger.

International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW)

International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW)

Insecurity Insight is part of an initiative that conducts research and analysis on harms and practices from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas for the International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW). Insecurity Insight contributes to the Explosive weapons monitor.

Disaster Ready

Disaster Ready

Insecurity Insight works with Disaster Ready in the development of short mobile guides for the aid sector.

Disaster Ready is a free online training provider for the aid sector that makes available cutting edge professional development resources for individuals and organisations.

See our mobile guides here.

H2H Network

H2H Network

We are a member of the H2H Humanitarian to Humanitarian Network of organisations who provides services and products to other humanitarian organisations. 

H2H Network is driving change across the humanitarian system, getting more to people in need, by coordinating and convening humanitarian-to-humanitarian support and services. The H2H Network and its fund are supported by UK aid from the UK government, and hosted by the Danish Refugee Council.

We have been part of several activations including Ethiopia in 2021, COVID-19 in 2020 and during the Ebola response in the DRC in 2019.

Women, Peace and Security Program at the IPI

Women, Peace and Security Program at the IPI

The International Peace Institute’s Women, Peace, and Security Program focuses on two streams of work: “Realizing the Promise of Security Council Resolution 1325” and the Women’s Leadership Forum. Insecurity Insight has been supporting the development and dissemination of the survey of Sexual Harassment and Abuse Against Peacekeepers in the UN and AU Missions. This research is sponsored by the Elsie Initiative for Women in Peace Operations and will result in a report published by the Women, Peace and Security program at the International Peace Institute. 

ASAR for India

ASAR for India

The Association for Socially Applicable Research (ASAR) for India carries out research on issues with direct societal implication with a view to create and communicate evidence to shape public ideas to influence better policies. Insecurity Insight works with ASAR for India on documenting threats and violence against health workers in India.

Save the Children US

Save the Children US

Save the Children is a global charity dedicated to the welfare of children. We are grateful for the support from Save the Children US for the support for the Humanitarian Security Incident Information Sharing and Analysis project funded by USAID.

The International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future.  Insecurity Insight is collaborating with the IRC in the ‘
Ending violence against healthcare in conflict: documentation, tools, and data-informed advocacy to stop and prevent attacks (EVAC) project’.

Standby Task Force

Standby Task Force

We work with Standby Task Force on jointly collecting and disseminating information in the aftermath of natural disasters.

Standby Task Force is a network of volunteers skilled at online digital responses to humanitarian crises, local emergencies, and issues of local or global concern.

RedR UK

RedR UK

We collaborated with RedR UK on the Security Incident Information Management (SIIM) project.

RedR UK provides training and technical support to NGOs, aid workers and communities responding to natural and man-made disasters all over the world.