Sub-Saharan Africa

Despite the significant growth of the humanitarian sector in recent years - now employing over 250,000 professionals - practitioners often express concerns over the lack of clarity, predictability or support in establishing and maintaining a humanitarian

Games, simulations, and role-playing exercises have become an important component of capacity building endeavors across the humanitarian sector.

Julia Brooks MALD, Legal Research Associate at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative discusses key points related to the growing challenge of attacks against aid workers in the humanitarian sector.

David Polatty is civilian faculty at the U.S. Naval War College and is director of the College of Operational & Strategic Leadership's Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Program. In this interview he discusses the value of military style planning within humanitarian responses.

Dr. Gilbert Burnham MD, Phd, Department of International Health John's Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health discusses key points related to M&E in the field and it's applicability to leadership and decision making in the humanitarian sector.

Dr. Vincenzo Bollettino, Director of HHI's Program on Resilient Communities, discusses the Program on Humanitarian Leadership (PHL).

Building a Better Response: Field Perspectives is a video interview series highlighting the views of various humanitarian practitioners on the current and future state of humanitarian system. The content featured does not reflect the opinions of the Building a Better Response project or the consortium partners

Building a Better Response: Field Perspectives is a video interview series highlighting the views of various humanitarian practitioners on the current and future state of humanitarian system. The content featured does not reflect the opinions of the Building a Better Response project or the consortium partners

Information about he application process for the 2017 Program on Humanitarian Leadership (PHL).

PHL is seeking applications from exemplary, mid-level career humanitarian professionals working for non-governmental or community-based organizations in humanitarian settings. 

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