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Caitlin Howarth

Caitlin Howarth leads the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), where she specializes in atrocity warning and rapid response. Howarth was formerly Reports Manager for the Satellite Sentinel Project at HHI from 2011-2012. She has...

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Ali Ardalan

Ali Ardalan MD, PhD, is a pioneer in disaster risk management (DRM) in Iran and the MENA region who was the driving force behind the creation of MPH and PhD training programs in disaster health studies. He is an Adviser to Deputy Minister of Health, and founder and Director of DRM Office at I.R....

Hanni Stoklosa

Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, Executive Director of HEAL Trafficking, is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital with appointments at Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Dr. Stoklosa is a well-recognized...

Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Registration Information
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Kriszia Lorrain Enriquez

 Kriszia Lorrain Enriquez is the Program Manager of the DisasterNet Project at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.  The project aims to improve community-based disaster preparedness and response in the Philippines, by leveraging research and training programs. 

 Prior to joining HHI, she...

The ICRC delivered water and food to Nahr al-Bared on Saturday, but access to thousands in need remains limited.
Dismantling the LRA (2012-Present)

At least 12 senior commanders have defected or been killed since 2012. In late 2014, senior LRA commander Dominic Ongwen surrendered to AU-RTF forces in the CAR. In 2015, only approximately 150 male combatants remain as the core of the LRA, excluding the ever-changing number of...

infectious: Operational
Sean Kivlehan

Sean Kivlehan, MD, MPH is the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  He works as an attending physician in the Emergency Department at the Brigham and is an Instructor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  He has worked...

Child Marriage: Results 1
Valerie Ann Dobiesz

Dr. Valerie Dobiesz has expertise in medical education and women’s health and is collaborating on developing an assessment tool to evaluate challenges to maintaining medical education during conflict and insecurity.  Dr. Dobiesz is an emergency medicine physician at the Brigham & Women’s...

The Role of International Law in Humanitarian Assistance Link
Sheri Fink
Claude Bruderlein

Claude Bruderlein is a Senior Researcher at the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research at Harvard University (HPCR) and Strategic Advisor at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Claude founded HPCR in 2000 and served as the Program's Director until 2012. He...

Human Rights, Health Neutrality, and Medical Education in War-Torn Syria

Recent high-profile attacks on humanitarian professionals and operations in Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq call attention to the growing vulnerabilities of humanitarian staff and medical operations in conflict zones. As of June 2016, 757 healthcare personnel have been killed and 382 attacks have...

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When we came back home, the rebels were still here

When we came back home, the rebels were still here and disturbing people, although they were not many as before. We continued to dodge them. But you know for us here we have our bows and arrows...that we use for hunting and protecting ourselves. So the men here also saw that since the...

Organizational Mandates Link
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Thomas Bossert
Irene Sun

Irene Yuan SUN is a practitioner and author focused on creating economic opportunity to underserved populations such as refugees, migrants, and the bottom-of-the-pyramid populations in developing countries.

Previously, Irene was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she...

Sometimes when the rebels attack

Sometimes when the rebels attack us here, we would run to another community or area. The people there would host us. Feed us and even give us their huts to live in until the situation calms down, then we...

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