Working Grey - Aid Worker Travel Safety
The 'grey person' approach is about more than colour. Photo by Rishiraj Singh Parmar from Pexels
A big part of good security management on overseas aid deployments involves not being a burden to your colleagues. Keeping a lower profile is a very effective way to reduce potential security risks – from pickpocketing to muggings, from break-ins to armed assault. But there may well be a gap between your self-perception of your profile, and the way you actually stand out as a target. What can you do to decrease the gap?