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Nepal - Travel Safety Tips


Nepal is a thriving destination for a holiday or for business.  There are many NGOs supporting and working with the local Nepalese economy. The Infrastructure can be difficult to navigate, as soon as you leave main cities th...

RPS Partnership is Proud to be an Accredited Highfield Centre


On the 18th October 2018 Highfield won the ‘Awarding Organisation of the Year 2018’ at this year’s FAB Awards held in Leicester.  FAB – the Federation of Awarding Bodies – is the membership organisation for the UK’s circa 17...

Lebanon - International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) - HEFAT Course


Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEAT)We are delighted to finish our latest project in Lebanon. Organised by the ACOS Alliance, we trained local journalists from the region, who are working in difficult, remote an...

Syria - Superfolk Films - Journalists Just Back


Some great feedback from Tom at Superfolk Films based in London, we did their Hostile Environment Training in September before they left for Northern Syria, glad you are safely back and that the training helpedThe Story........

Hostile Environment Training (UK) - Course 11 - 03-05 December 2018


Course bookings now being takenWhen?Monday 03- Wednesday 05 December 2018This 3-day Hostile Environment Training course is designed for those travelling to and working in difficult, remote/challenging locations, low intensit...

South Africa - Travel Safety Tips


Whether travelling on business or pleasure the beauty and diversity of South Africa will result in an amazing once in a life time experience. Unfortunately, like any country in the world, South Africa has its fair share of c...

Mexico - Travel Safety Tips


Ever thought of visiting Mexico?  Mexico City has now become a major player on quite a few "Places to visit" lists.  International guidebooks and travel newsletters have recently begun to set their sights on this great city ...

Tunis - Hostile Environment Training Course - 02-04 December 2018


Minimum 4 peopleSunday 02 - Tuesday 04 December 2018 (3-days)This unique 3-day Hostile Environment Training (HET) / Hostile Environment Training and First Aid Training (HEFAT) course in Tunis, is designed for those working i...

Tunis - Hostile Environment Training Course - 27-29 November 2018


Minimum 4 peopleTuesday 27 - Thursday 29 November 2018 (3-days)This unique 3-day Hostile Environment Training (HET) / Hostile Environment Training and First Aid Training (HEFAT) course in Tunis, is designed for those working...

Hostile Environment Training UK - Course 10 - 19-21 November 2018


Course bookings now being takenMonday 19 - Wednesday 21 November 2018 (3-days)This 3-day Hostile Environment Training course is designed for those travelling to and working in difficult, remote or challenging locations, low ...

London - Travelling for Business or Pleasure?


The last thing a traveller expects when arriving in London is to meet a Police Imposter.  Whether travelling on business or for pleasure it is important to be aware that criminals are abusing our trust of the Police in the U...

Tuberculosis Around the World


Tuberculosis When travelling for business or pleasure, it is essential to check which vaccinations are required.  Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide, killing an estimated 1.3 million people last...

Kenya - Travel Safety Tips


09 October 2018 - RPS PartnershipTravel to Africa is an experience everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. Exciting, vibrant and chaotic as well as being frustrating, noisy and addictive all in equal measure. We ...

Common Travel Scams around the World


21 September 2018 - RPS PartnershipRPS Partnership advises and trains travellers who go to far flung places; we know what you want and tailor training to where you are going and how you are travelling. Here we bring you an a...

August 2018 - A busy month for RPS Partnership


14 September 2018 - RPS PartnershipErbil, Kurdistan, IraqThis last month has been a busy month for RPS Partnership.  We spent some time in Erbil, Kurdistan conducting Hostile Environment Courses for a global NGO. Erbil is th...

Egypt - Security Alert (05/Sep/2018)


05 September 2018 - RPS PartnershipThis message has just been posted by the British FCO as a security alertThe US embassy in the Garden City area of Cairo has been placed on lockdown after a suspected bomb attempt yesterday ...

Indonesia - First Aid Training Skills


02 August 2018 - RPS PartnershipFour Medical Trainers from RPS Partnership travelled to Indonesia last month, specifically to Bali and Gili Trawangan island, where they successfully trained 96 medical first responders - all ...

Zimbabwe - Update


29 July 2018 - RPS PartnershipWe have a contact in Bulawayo who is sending us news from the local town. The update from Zimbabwe is below and is really important if you are travelling there in the next couple of days. Some t...

Zimbabwean Elections


RPS Partnership -  27 July 2018Zimbabwean ElectionsWe are running Hostile Environment Training for those travelling to Africa and other remote and often tricky locations. Our next course is 3-5 September 2018. Contact us for...

Measles outbreak reported in Libya


11 July 2018 - RPS PartnershipFor those travellers planning to work in Libya, we are advising you that there has been a measles outbreak, please see below for advice from our colleagues in Libya. Anyone requiring training to...

Safety Advisory: Covering Pakistan's election for the media


9 July 2018 - RPS PartnershipRPS Partnership is running its next 3 day Hostile Environment Training course 13-15 August with an extra 2 days if journalists require the 5 day course for conflict zones; this is a modular cours...

Russia - Travel Security Tips


19 June 2018 - RPS PartnershipTravel Tips for Russia – 12 June 2018The World Cup has started and tourists and journalists alike will still be making their way to Russia.  Due to the current heightened political tensions betw...

Do you need advice on travel to Eastern Africa - read on


8 June 2018 - RPS PartnershipCharlie McGrath of Objective Travel Safety recently went to Eastern Africa and wrote this report for RPS Partnership. An intersting insight into travel as a foreigner and some great impressions w...

RPS Trainers back from Egypt


30 May 2018 - RPS PartnershipTwo RPS trainers have just returned from Cairo, Egypt where they were conducting a Train the Trainer package for first aid over a 2 week period.Great job to our mixed team who did an excellent jo...

How thieves are stealing valuables as you go through airport security


29 May 2018 - RPS PartnershipHow thieves are stealing valuables as you go through airport security: Laptops, jewellery (and even loved one's ashes) are among the items vanishing from trays left on conveyor beltsRPS Partnersh...

DRC Ebola Outbreak


15 May 2018 RPS PartnershipDRC Ebola OutbreakThe World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed it is going ahead with an experimental Ebola vaccine to contain the most recent Ebola outbreak in the town of Bikoro, near Mbanda...

Deadly Day in Afghan Media history on 30 April 2018


9 May 2018 - RPS PartnershipA week ago, at least 26 people were killed in two bombings on Monday 30 April 2018 in the Afghan capital Kabul, including several journalists documenting the scene, making it one of the deadliest ...

RPS talks to Lovesport Radio - Live on Thursday (tomorrow) at 1030 UK time


02 May 2018 - RPS PartnershipRPS Partnership talks to Lovesport Radio in London. Live on Thursday (tomorrow) at 1030 UK time.https://www.lovesportradio.com/...

Military Veterans Recognised For Their Business Achievements


17 April 2018 - RPS PartnershipRPS Partnership is proud to announce that RPS Partnership's Director, Caroline Neil, is amongst the finalists for Ex Forces in Business Woman of the Year.Here we bring you the article published...

2019 Hostile Environment Courses - Every Month!


11 April 2018 - RPS PartnershipWe are now offering course on the first week of every month of 2019! Are you a journalist, intrepid traveller or just want to learn how to handle yourself and situations in hostile places? Join...

6 more Hostile Environment Training (HET) Courses in 2018


04 April 2018 - RPS PartnershipAre you a journalist, intrepid traveller or just want to learn how to handle yourself and situations in hostile places? Join us on our awesome courses....We are now offering 6 more Hostile Envi...

Israel - Travel Advice for this weekend


29 March 2018 RPS PartnershipA mass march of Palestinians is set to take place throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) on 30 March 2018. Easter and Passover holidays will take place between 30 March and 9 April...

Travelling to Tunisia as an independent female traveller


23 March 2018 - RPS PartnershipRPS Partnership is supporting the Institute of War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) and Chiron Resources on the ground in Tunisia, training Libyan colleagues who are training to be trainers, supporti...

Revealed: The 50 most dangerous cities in the world


12 March 2018 - RPS PartnershipSouth and Central America currently dominate a list of the most violent cities on earth, with the United States and South Africa also making an appearance.  RPS Partnership offers courses, such...

International Women's Day


08 March 2018 - RPS PARTNERSHIPAs  the world celebrated International Women's Day yesterday, we at RPS Partnership, wanted to recognise the wonderful work our female trainers are doing around the world working with some amaz...

Training in Lebanon


5 March 2018 - RPS PartnershipRPS Partnership is running its next Hostile Environment (HET/HEFAT/HEAT) course 19-21 March 2018, at our training school near to Bracknell, Hampshire. we are about 45 minutes from London Heathro...

RPS Partnership gets great feedback from its latest courses


20 February 2018 - RPS PartnershipWe have had a busy month with two courses running after each other and we are proud to say that all our feeback was positive with some ideas for what to add for future courses.Feedback from ...

Namibia: Hepatitis E Outbreak


RPS Partnership - 15 February 2018A new alert has just come in which we think you may wish to be aware of, if you are travelling in Africa. Contract us on info@rpspartnership.com for all your travel security questions and tr...

South Sudan youths attack journalists


6 February 2018 - RPS PartnershipNews Flash...here is the full articleContact us on info@rpspartnership.com if you are going to South Sudan as we are running a Hostile Environment Training course 12-14 February 2018.A foreig...

Hundreds of women at risk of 'stress' heart attacks, research suggests


6 February 2018 - RPS PartnershipWe run First-Aid and remote trauma courses for those working in remote, fragile and hostile environments. This interesting article below highlights how heart attacks in women are often missed...

Heading to Brazil for work or for the Carnival - read on


RPS Partnership - 31 January 2018Are you heading out to Brazil in the near future or planning to go to carnival which starts this week? Our Brazilian colleague and friend on the ground in Rio de Janeiro, Herculano Barreto Fi...

Jamaica - State of Emergency declared


20 January 2017 - RPS PartnershipFor those travelling or working in Jamaica, it is advisable to adhere to the latest travel advice given by the British Government.Contact us if you are in Jamaica and need assistance or are p...

Digital New Year's Resolutions


10 January 2018 - RPS PartnershipBased on the article we posted yesterday, we thought we would remind you of digital good practice. Many may say that this is so simplified, but we find that if people are not protecting thems...

Meltdown & Spectre: How to protect yourself from these CPU security flaws


9 January 2018 - RPS PartnershipWith the start of 2018, RPS Partnership is bringing you news of the latest cyber issue to hit our computers. You may find this information useful. If you need any further information, do conta...