Battambang Security Co-ordination Manual
V. District Security Coordination
District Security Protocol
District Security Protocol was established in 1994 to help provide a
security structure for response and monitoring for the UN / lNGOs working in
the districts of Battambang province.
DSCs are not responsible for your safety while traveling or working in
rural Battambang province.
outside Battambang city should be limited between the hours of 8:00 am and
4:00 PM (inclusive of departure and arrival).
staff members should familiarise themselves with the attached maps. When
communicating on the UN VHF network, refer to your location as indicated
by Sectors on the map (ex. A1, A2, A3, A4).
agency personnel using the UN radio network are asked to familiarise
themselves with the UN VHF radio guidelines and closely adhere to them.
Stay close to a radio while working in the districts or traveling outside
agencies are asked to check in with the designated District Security
(DSC) before entering Rattanak Mondol, Banon, and Bavel districts. Agency
staff that are not on the UN VHF network may want to meet the ASC in
person. Agency staff on the UN VHF network should check into the cluster.
For example when entering DELTA cluster :
BRAVO 1 HOTEL BRAVO 73
BRAVO 73 MIKE BRAVO 1
BRAVO 73 CHECK IN
BRAVO 1 COPY
working in Battambang province are asked to turn in a list of all agency
staff members to Romeo Bravo base and update the list when changes take
place. Please note the sector(s) where these staff members normally work.
Current check list will be distributed to the DSCs. This
list is confidential.
B. Security Level Announcements
the event of a security threat occurring in a sector, the DSC will use
channel 3 when making general announcements for agency personnel working
in the cluster, en route to the cluster or planning to travel to the
are two types of security level, the spontaneous situation
announcements and the morning situation level announcement.
spontaneous situation announcements are made during the day in the
districts / clusters by the DSCs in response to insecurity/danger and then
are repeated by Romeo Bravo base.
morning security level announcements are made by the DSCs while en
route to the cluster or after receiving news in Battambang city that
pertains to the security of their cluster. These are repeated by Romeo
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