Crisis Consulting International offers a wealth of resources and experience for the mission/aid community. For example, they provide training in crisis management and field security (USA, April 2011) plus a video seminar on Security Orientation; they consult in crises (hostages, evacuation, terrorism); and they have 12 model polices oriented for the international Christian community on kidnapping, assessing risk, contingency plans, crisis management teams, etc. Have a look at their website
and also see their recommended reading list.
(Thanks much to Kelly and Michèle O’Donnell for reminding us of CCI’s resources. Learn more about the O’Donnells’ work at