Christopher Finucane is a Faculty Associate in the Department of International Health at Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University.
Understanding Humanitarian Risk Management: An Analysis of Security System Design & Function.
In cooperation with the Centre for Refugee and Disaster Response at Bloomberg, Chris is conducting research on humanitarian safety and security. The project will examine security risk management systems through their design (governance, management, monitoring processes, etc.); and through their function, which will be examined under the principles of effective risk management found in International Standard ISO 31000 Risk management – Principles and guidelines, first edition, published 15 November 2009.
LINKS TO OTHER RESEARCH, DATA AND PUBLICATIONS:
Insecurity Insight is a team of experts who apply an innovative method for generating data on the impact of insecurity on people's lives and wellbeing.
Aid Worker Security Database (AWSD) is a global compilation of reports on major security incidents involving deliberate acts of violence affecting aid workers. A project of Humanitarian Outcomes.
E-Library and publications at the Security Management Initiative.
Author, Responsibilities Towards Local Implementing Partners, (May 2011), on commission by Church World Service.
Guest Editor, Humanitarian Exchange, Issue No. 47 (June 2010), Humanitarian Practice Network, Overseas Development Institute, London.
Peer Review, Saving Lives Together: A Review of Security Collaboration between the United Nations and Humanitarian Actors on the Ground (June 2010), Christian Aid, London.
Peer Review & Advisory Group Member (2009/2010)
Good Practice Review Number 8 Revision, Operational Security Management in Violent Environments, Overseas Development Institute, London.
Contributing Author, SMI Professional Development Brief No. 2, Gender and Aid Agency Security Management (July 2009), Security Management Initiative, Geneva.
Author & Editor, Humanitarian Risk Initiatives Index Report 2009, European Interagency Security Forum (EISF), London.