hostile environments training for ngo sector

Hostile environments training for NGO sector

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Our page on Hostile environments training for NGO sector covers some of the training options provided by Lazarus Training. Our hostile environments training for NGO sector is aimed at providing skills and knowledge to help NGO workers prepare for and function within potentially hostile environments.

Lazarus Training has preset designed hostile environments training courses or can produce bespoke training covering hostile environments and/or remote first aid. We can tailor the training to reflect both high risk and medium risk environments.

Our training team has recent experience on the ground in Afghanistan, Pakistan, West Africa, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey/Syria border, East Africa and Thailand. We don’t just teach this stuff, or rely upon “old” stories from our army days, we continue to deploy, with staff in Afghanistan in November and South Africa in December.

At Lazarus Training we pride ourselves on listening to the client and working with them to cover their specific needs, so all group course bookings are treated as bespoke events. Course content is varied to meet the needs of each client group but would typically cover:

Planning before the trip

Selection of kit and equipment

Emergency planning

Dealing with people, conflict and aggression

Weapon and explosive awareness [please note this isn’t training you to use weapons]

Explosive Remnants of War & Mines

Vehicle and driver safety

Hostile environments first aid training

Travel health

Post traumatic stress

Hostile environment training for NGO sector workers and colleagues

Our training reflects our #trainforreal ethos with all training being highly practical and interactive. All our training team has experience both in working in hostile or remote environments and in delivering training for people traveling or working within a hostile environment.

All our training has been carefully designed to imprint procedures on the mind and to influence behaviour. Much of the learning occurs during our training scenarios and the practical elements of each lesson. You can find our more about our training scenarios click here.

We run two courses:


Hostile Environments Training for NGO Workers- Medium Risk. This is a two day course covering the absolute essentials and is idea for teams traveling for short durations.


Hostile Environments Training for NGO Workers- High Risk. This is a four and a half day course.


If you want to know more about us as a company or want to discuss your specific hostile environments training for NGO workers requirements, give us a call on 0800 242 5210.

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