Personal Safety and Security (Ukraine)


Personal Safety and Security (Ukraine)

RedR is delighted to announce the launch of its open 'pop-up' training programme in Ukraine for individuals and organisations operating as part of the humanitarian response. This will begin with the delivery of 6 security courses in Kyiv and Sloviansk.

This course is a condensed version of our full 3-day Personal Security for Humanitarians (HEAT) course, adapted to be primarily classroom based.

This course aims to improve the personal security skills of personnel working in insecure environments.

What does the course cover?

  • Context assessment with a focus on urban contexts

  • Assessing risk

  • Threat and vulnerability

  • Developing security strategies

  • Security planning

  • Radio,Field and Emergency communications

  • Vehicles and travel security

  • Abduction Detention and kidnap with a focus on sexual violence

  • Surviving hostile environments


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe their role and the security environment:

    • Who you are, and who you are working for

    • What you are trying to achieve

    • The situation in which you are working (the context)

  • Explain the importance of, and develop skills for:

    • Cultural awareness and sensitivity

    • Interpersonal communications

  • List measures to reduce personal and team vulnerability to a range of threats: Identify responses to conflict related threats

    • Risk, threat and vulnerability analysis from an individual perspective

    • Understanding appropriate security strategies and what this means for the individual

    • Security planning process standard operating procedures (SOPs) and contingency plans

    • Incident reporting procedures



Standard Band A US$200.00 
• Those working for southern national & local NGOs 
• Full-time students

Standard Band B US$265.00 
• Individuals funding themselves 
• Those working for charitable organisations with an annual income of less than £1million/$1.5million

Standard Band C US$395.00
• Those working for charitable organisations with an annual income greater than £1million/$1.5million

Standard Band D US$530.00 
• Those working for commercial, governmental and intergovernmental organisations


For full RedR UK terms and conditions, click here

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at security managers, field programme managers, or HQ staff with responsibility for security or risk management. It is also appropriate for staff with a strategic /organisation responsibility for security or those preparing for deployment to insecure areas.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements for this event?

The minimum age for this event is 18.

What are my transportation options and parking facilities for getting to and from the event?

Venue and transport information will be shared with you following your booking.

Whats the refund policy?

  • For bookings cancelled two or more weeks before a course, administrative charges will apply. Applicants will be entitled to a refund of 85% of the course fees paid, or if places are available will be offered a transfer of 90% of the course fees paid onto the next instance of the course. 

  • For bookings cancelled one to ten working days* before a course begins, 25% of the course fee will be refunded (*during normal UK working days, Monday-Friday and working hours 9am-5pm).

  • For bookings cancelled less than 24 hours (working days only) before a course, or after a course has started, no refund will provided. 

  • If the applicant chooses to transfer to another course and then cancels their booking a second time, neither a further transfer nor a refund will be offered.

  • The refund must be claimed within two months from the cancelled course start date.

  • Please note that unfortunately we are only able to cover our local bank charges and not the recipient’s bank charges when we make refunds.

  • Refunds may take up to 30 days.

In case of any complaint regarding the service provided by RedR, please contact us at We will respond within one working day (Monday-Friday).

Course Overview

Course Length
2 days
Kiev, Exact location will be shared after booking
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