Safety Training & Advice

Specialised safety training is vital for journalists planning to work in hostile environments. The Trust’s safety clinics, HEFAT fund and Helpdesk ensure that freelancers get the training and guidance they need to keep themselves safe while on the job.

Training Fund

The Training Fund makes Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) courses more affordable and accessible to freelancers around the world.

Risk & Safety Helpdesk

The Risk & Safety Helpdesk, which uses RiskPal templates and Crisis 24 intelligence, provides expert advice where and when journalists need it.

Safety Clinics

We provide workshops and sessions on the four areas of safety – physical, digital, psychosocial and legal. If you are a freelancer or an organisation and want to inquire about available safety training, please contact us.