Media Risk Management

SEPAR International has extensive experience in training and supporting media in hostile environments. Our aim is facilitate the media in achieving their newsgathering or story building effectively and safely.
SEPAR has been involved with media security, training and development since 2005 operating in a number of countries including:

  • Iraq / Kurdistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Pakistan
  • Kenya
  • Somalia
  • Lebanon
  • Central America
  • Eastern Europe

Institutional: SEPAR International is able to develop an organisations institutional risk management plan from systems of communication and accountability to strategic business continuity management and emergency procedures. We are able to train staff and managers in a variety of curricula to help improve the organisations efficiency and protection both physically and digitally. SEPAR International is also experienced in establishing media houses in hostile environments from the initial selection to the safety and security modifications.

Media crew / team: Risk management for the media requires a specific type of individual with the necessary experience in helping to get the story in a safe manner. We offer risk management advice and reports and have experienced risk management specialist consultants who can provide the appropriate support in planning, accountability, logistics and flexibility that is required for the job. We also provide logistical support from vehicles to body armour and technical devices such as electronic trackers. Hostile Environment Awareness Training is available in a number of countries in conjunction with our trusted partners.

Individuals: Journalists such as freelancers can also opt for risk management advice, reports and risk management specialist consultants. As with crew and team support we are able to logistically support and help facilitate with assets such as fixers and translators. Hostile Environment Awareness Training is available in a number of countries in conjunction with our trusted partners.

If you would like to know more about media risk management, then please contact us

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