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The coronavirus pandemic and the impact on former hostages and families of hostages Personal stories of captivity Returning home and the support needed for former hostages
Damon Walsh, CEO and Co-Founder of Mission Solutions Group (MSG) and a team of MSG runners are racing to raise money for Hostage US in the Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K and Half Marathon! Damon has gone above and beyond by spearheading this team with a fundraising goal of $5000 going toward the families and hostages we serve. Join MSG and their … Read More
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On April 30th, supporters of Hostage US joined us for our Inaugural Reception. Keynote speakers Lisa Monaco and Jason Rezaian did a wonderful job showing us from two different angles – government and former hostage – the overwhelming difficulties in managing a hostage experience. We thank them and our other speakers who brought their passion for Hostage US’s work and … Read More
“There’s no reason that duty of care should not extend to freelancers,” says Sharbil Nammour, head of Global Security at Vice.
Hostage US announces new Board and Advisory Council Members · Former hostage elected to Board of Directors · Former special assistant to the president and senior director for counterterrorism joins Advisory Council · Former presidential envoy for Hostage Affairs joins Advisory Council Washington, D.C., September 19, 2018 – Hostage US today announced its newest Board and Advisory Council members. Journalist … Read More
This fact sheet highlights the current U.S policy on hostages, put into place by Barack Obama.
This article from the US Department of Veterans Affairs touches upon different reactions that trauma survivors can have when receiving treatment and how to best accommodate these. It also touches upon vicarious trauma and the effects it can have on a worker in both the professional and personal setting.
This resource dives into communication challenges in relationships in which one or both parties involved have suffered a trauma. It discusses three different types of improper communication that can stem in relationships as a result of trauma, and how to best foster communication within intimate relationships.