Safe and Secure Approaches in Field Environments (SSAFE) Training Course Amman, Jordan
SSAFE training dates back to 2007 when the UN Systems Staff College (UNSSC) and UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) collaborated in designing and developing an enhanced safety and security training package for UN personnel deploying to high risk locations. The objectives of SSAFE is to raise participants’ awareness of prevailing threat in their operational environments and equip them with pertinent knowledge and skills required to prevent and respond to various security incidents that they might encounter in the field.
SSAFE-Amman is tailored to the context of prevailing threat environment in the entire Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region; combining theory and practical scenario-based exercises to achieve course objectives. It is a-four-day high-intensity interactive training facilitated by seasoned security professionals, medical doctors/paramedics and critical incident staff counselors with extensive field humanitarian operations experiences. Subjects covered include: (i) hostage incident survival; (ii) active shooter response; (iii)mission planning and convoy security; (iv) access negotiation in high risk environment; (v) stress management and resilience in high risk environment; (vi) emergency communication system; (vii) threat assessment and security risk management model; (viii) personal security and weapon awareness; (ix) First Aid, and (x)cultural awareness.
SSAFE-Amman training is conducted on an average of 2 courses per month in Amman Jordan.