What We Do

Areas of Expertise

For a document outlining the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's mission and active program areas, please click the image to the right or click here.

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Academy

HHI faculty provides world-class education in humanitarian studies and professional training in humanitarian response.

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Research

HHI produces actionable, applied research to better understand humanitarian emergencies and improve operational response.

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Impact

HHI amplifies the voices of those in need through original research that has immediate relevance to policy and operational organizations positioned to respond.

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Technical Assistance

HHI offers evaluation and technical advice to the NGO community to improve the quality of humanitarian response worldwide.

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Leadership

HHI develops networks and connects key stakeholders in humanitarian assistance and disaster management.