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DisasterNet: Case Study
HumGeo: Team
Brittany Card

Brittany Card is the Program Coordinator for the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI). She previously worked as a consultant for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and as a research assistant...

Women in War
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home: LRA
Tina Comes

Dr. Comes is Deputy Director of the Centre for Integrated Emergency Management, University of Agder, Norway, Co-Director of the Disaster Resilience Lab, a joint initiative of UiA and Tilburg University and Associate Professor, Department for ICT, University of Agder (UiA), Norway. During her...

Michael Bouton
Statement February 2017

Statement

Kenya
During the time we were running from the LRA at home

During the time we were running from the LRA at home the government did not come in to support us. It only happened when our sons grew annoyed and felt they could not just see their people get finished completely by the LRA. So they formed armed groups to defend the communities from...

I would like to add that the government did send security to us

I would like to add that the government did send security to us. The Government sent soldiers to protect the people in the IDP camps and this was one of the most important things. Apart from security the government also gave people food that otherwise helped to rescue people from...

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IDP Camps in Uganda (1996)

As military attempts against the LRA continued, the Ugandan government instituted a strategy of moving civilians into camps. At the peak of the conflict in 2005, 251 camps held nearly two million people across 11 districts in Uganda. The camps are widely considered to be a...

Workshops: Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course
Peace and Human Rights Data: Approach
Home: Signal Code
Anne Bennett

Anne Bennett is the Executive Director of Hirondelle USA, a non-profit organization that supports local news and information in countries emerging from conflict or faced with humanitarian crises. Bennett has worked in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Sudan and...

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Mobile Data Collection and Human Rights Meeting

On October 22-23, 2015, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, with the co-sponsorship of Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, will host a consultative, invitation-only meeting at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts to address the current status of digital data collection in the...

Susan Tannehill

Ms. Tannehill leads finance and administration processes for all HHI programs. Her current responsibilities include coordination of pre- and post-award grant management, as well as budget forecasting and financial accounting.

Prior to joining HHI, Ms. Tannehill...

Lavine Family

From the time they first met at the Au Bon Pain at Harvard Business School, Jonathan Lavine MBA ’92 and Jeannie Bachelor Lavine AB ’88, MBA ’92 discovered they had many common interests. While balancing studies with volunteer work at City Year, the couple’s connection was deepened by their...

Education: Harvard Degree Curriculum
Retreat Rebuild Keynote

Disaster recovery is entrenched in the landscape. Lives are put at risk when land heaves, slides or shakes, when it becomes inundated or undergoes drought, when it is submitted to unrestrained development. Thus, land issues are at the crux of conflicts and post conflict reconstruction efforts...

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