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Michael VanRooyen

Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH is the Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) at Harvard University.  He is also the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. VanRooyen has worked as an emergency physician with numerous relief organizations in over...

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High Ground: Disaster Risk and Resilience in the Philippines Photo Exhibition

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and the Asia Center present High Ground: Disaster, Risk, Resilience in the Philippines. The photo exhibition by Aubrey Graham draws on themes of disaster risk, resilience, relocation, and urban community response mechanisms in the Philippines...

Diversity and Inclusion

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Urban: City Fragility and Resilience Framework
Shawn D’Andrea
Lavine Humanitarian Studies Initiative

Building upon ten years of experience in experiential learning-based education, the Lavine Family Humanitarian Studies Initiative (HSI) is an Academy continuing education program that offers workshops and trainings for humanitarian professionals. Trainings are designed to prepare students for...

Program on Humanitarian Leadership

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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...

LRA on the move (1994)

In 1994, the Sudanese government began supporting the LRA in exchange for fighting a proxy war with the Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement (SPLA/M), a group fighting for southern independence. The LRA was able to retain bases in southern Sudan for more than 10 years, launching...

Humanitarian Response Intensive Course

Through Presentations and hands-on table top exercises offered by faculty and guest lecturers who are experts in their topic areas, perticipants will gain familiarity with the primary frameworks in the humanitarian field. The two week classroom-based workshop is followed by a three day field...

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Earthquake in Haiti

Beginning a mere 48 hours after the earthquake struck Haiti, HHI maintained a presence of technical assistance and knowledge-building from January-November 2010. HHI's involvement included managing the Harvard-wide response in the immediate aftermath of the...

Bartel Van de Walle

Dr. Van de Walle is a tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Management, Tilburg School of Economics and Management at Tilburg University (the Netherlands). During his appointment, he will work on a paper on the response coordination breakdowns in sudden and slow onset disasters as...

Emma Kenny

Emma Kenny is the Research Coordinator for the Program on Gender, Rights and Resilience (GR2) at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She provides programmatic and administrative support for GR2's ongoing projects, particularly USAID's RISE grant supporting local women's groups in mining towns...

While we were still at home, if the wife was cooking

While we were still at home, if the wife was cooking then the men would be on standby outside watching out. If any sound from chickens being chased was heard in the neighboring homes, then the man would tell the wife that something is wrong here, let us keep alert. Then you would run away...

Lynn Farrah Ezzeddine

Lynn Farrah Ezzeddine is a Masters student in neuropsychiatric epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She focuses on how epidemiological research methods can be adapted to complex settings such as armed conflict, especially within countries of the Middle East. One of her most...

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