Battambang Security Co-ordination Manual
Colour Codes :
Colour Codes :
colour code system is used to help identify insecurity found in areas you
work. Staff should be thoroughly briefed before using the colour code and
the code is only to be used when absolutely necessary.
- THE SITUATION APPEARS QUIET
- UNEASINESS IN THE LOCAL POPULATION
- PANIC IN THE LOCAL POPULATION
- GOVERNMENT FORCES
- GOVERNMENT POLICE
- OPPOSING FORCE
- IDP MOVEMENTS
- LARGE IDP MOVEMENTS
- HOSTAGE ATTEMPT
- GROUND FIGHTING
- GROUND FIGHTING NEAR BY.
- OUTGOING ARTILLERY
- OUTGOING ARTILLERY BEING FIRED NEAR BY.
- INCOMING ARTILLERY
- INCOMING ARTILLERY LANDING NEAR BY.
- ROUTE OBSTRUCTED
- ILLEGAL CHECKPOINT
- VEHICLE BROKEN DOWN
Security Levels :
= Exercise caution.
= Evacuate or refrain from entering the cluster if agency personnel are
en-route or planning to travel to the cluster.
= Wait and possible seek low lying areas near by or refrain from entering
the cluster if agency personnel are en route or planning to travel to the
Situation # 4 = Cluster / district closed to UN / IO / NGO work for the day or until further notice.
# 1 of the Colour code:
Rattanak Mondol district, outgoing artillery occurs near the district
hospital and shortly thereafter, incoming artillery lands some eight kilometers
from the district hospital outside areas defined in the
district security co-ordination map. The DSC, Mike Bravo 12, informs: dark
yellow and red for Romeo 4.
the appropriate situation call/level is uncertain, the DSC can use the
colour code within the district or with other DSCs to help identify the
problem. The colour code can also be used to communicate with one of the
three ASCs or Romeo Bravo base.
# 2 of the Colour code:
Bavel district, Hotel Bravo 70 receives news from villagers en route to
Bavel township that an illegal checkpoint has been set up along hwy. # 58
B robbing vehicles near Sang Rang IDP site. The appropriate situation
level has been determined (situation # 2), however the DSC, Hotel Bravo
70, can use the code to identify the situation: Hotel Bravo 70 informs,
dark pink in progress for Alpha 8 with brown and blue.
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