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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...

Susan Briggs
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David Bangsberg
You know when people were going to camps, we had no huts there

You know when people were going to camps, we had no huts there. So what people did to support one another was like this. We would go and help each other put up the huts. We would all team up make one hut and finish then move to the next. That was the only fast way of working. U08...

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...

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For me I saw that taking people into camps was what saved people

For me I saw that taking people into camps was what saved people. Taking people away from the rural villages into camps which were protected by the army for both days and nights helped people to be safe from the LRA. They [the LRA] would not find food anywhere and if they wanted food they...

Sakina Haider

Sakina completed her BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of Oxford. Following this, Sakina worked as a consultant at Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) London office where she was selected to participate in the company’s Social Impact Immersion Program, a program that...

Louise Richardson
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The Lord’s Resistance Army (1985 - Present)

The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has operated for more than two decades in Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and the Central African Republic (CAR). The group is known for mass murder, mutilation, and ongoing abductions to increase their ranks. Estimates of...

Humanitarian Academy at Harvard
Dr. Patrick Kroker
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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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On the occasion of the Remembrance day, delegation's staff supports ICRC employees who died on mission.

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