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Hostage U.K.

United Kingdom

Established in 2004 by Terry Waite, the humanitarian author and former hostage of the Islamic Jihad Organisation, Hostage UK operates primarily around three core aims. These are: to provide specialist services and pastoral support to hostages and their families, both during and after the incident, including availability of a 24 hour helpline; to provide specialist education and independent advice to organisations with employees facing a kidnap risk to assist them in improving family support services; and to campaign and advocate for improved government and organisational policy and practice pertaining to kidnapping incidents. 

Resource published 2004

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