This useful free source has been developed by the Joint Research Centre in cooperation with the Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding and Mediation Instruments Division within the EU. It uses open source statistics to calculate, using quantitative data, the risk of violent conflict in the next 4 years. Detailed information on the methodology is provided on the website. Indicators relating […]
This week the World Economic Forum released its latest annual report on risk in 2017. It focuses on five areas, economic, social, technological, geopolitical and environmental. There are trends maps and predictions and perceptions from experts. Also released this week Global Economic Prospects from the World Bank which also considers potential economic risks.
Download the latest world ranking from United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security. It considers risk from extreme natural events and ranks 117 nations. This year’s report has a special focus on food security. The background section of the website compares with other factors. For other related indexes and reports on natural […]
Global Risks 2014 Released by World Economic Forum. Analyses 31 global risks. The 2014 edition includes special in-depth investigations into youth unemployment, digital disintegration and geopolitical risks.
https://aidworkersecurity.org/ Produced by the Humanitarian Outcomes, a team of specialist consultants, this database provides statistics on violence against aid workers. Reports are from 1997 onwards. Topics covered include kidnapping, injury and murder of aid workers. Categories covered are NGOs, the International Movement of the Red Cross/Red Crescent, donor agencies and the UN agencies belonging to […]
http://infoasaid.org/e-learning/course/start Infoasaid Launches E-Learning Course on Humanitarian Communication a new, free online learning course. Communication is Aid, aims to raise awareness and build basic skills for communicating effectively with crisis-affected communities, before and after an emergency breaks. Topics covered include crafting messages. Useful example of how social media can be used for crisis communication.