“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery"

Field Based Staff - Security in the Field

Open Course - Safety Training

TRAINING from Acceptance International 

Registration deadline: 6 September 2015 

Training date: 6 to 9 October 2015 

We are offering a three day residential security in the field program which is tailored specifically for the Humanitarian Space in which staff operate.

The program covers

  • Introduction to the Humanitarian Space
  • Threats and assessing risk
  • Actor Mapping (Table top exercise)
  • Acceptance and an approach to NGO Security Management
  • Actions on and response to Artillery, Rockets and Small arms fire (shooting)
  • Land Mines and Explosive Remnants of war
  • Travel Safety and trip Planning (Practical)
  • Accommodation Safety and Assessment (Practical)

Full Training Schedule


  • Introduction
  • Safety Brief
  • Admin & Paperwork

Training and Support

  • Ice Breakers / Actor Mapping
  • Introduction to the Humanitarian Space
  • Humanitarian Principles
  • The NGO Safety Triangle and Acceptance as a approach to Security Management
  • Accommodation Safety
  • What to do in the event of shooting
  • What to do in the event of artillery/shelling
  • Checkpoints & Hostile Checkpoints
  • How to use a satellite phone
  • Introduction to the Area of Operation
  • Threats and Assessing Risk
  • Land Mines and Explosive Remnants of War
  • Map/GPS - Giving Directions
  • Relocation/Hibernation/Evacuation/Remote Programming lesson
  • Travel Safety
  • Trip Preparation

Practical Exercises

  • Accommodation Safety
  • Travel Safety & Trip Preparation
  • Relocation/Hibernation/Evacuation/Remote Programming
  • Base Raid/Detention
  • Community Meeting leading to response to Shooting/Shelling/Landmines and Explosive Remnants of War


Contact us via our website or email info.ukr@acceptance-international.orgfor bookings


  • Three day residential package
  • Maximum of 15 participants
  • Maximum of 2 attendees per organization
  • Priority will be given to field based NGO staff operating in Ukraine

Course Fee Includes

  • Accommodation & Meals
  • Course Materials
  • Theory Based and Practical Training
  • Transportation from Kiev City Centre or Boryspil International Airport

Price: $990 or for NGOs $590

Venue: Kiev, Ukraine