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Nepal Earthquake

The April 25th 7.8 magnitude earthquake and second 7.3 magnitude earthquake on May 12th has resulted in more than 8,219 deaths and 17,866 injured. The international humanitarian community continues to expand its support to the Nepalese government in the provision of humanitarian relief,...

Spark Grant

HHI Spark Grants

Jarrod Goentzel
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Professional Ed: Overview
Mark Anthony Toldo

Mark Toldo joined the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative in 2019. Prior to joining HHI, Toldo worked as a media producer, writer, and researcher for ABS-CBN Corporation, the largest media company in the Philippines. He devoted most of his journalism career to producing documentaries and specials on...

On the occasion of the Remembrance day, delegation's staff supports ICRC employees who died on mission.
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Your donation provides critical support to those whose lives have been touched by war and disaster. By supporting the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, you will make an important impact on people’s lives around the world. In times of crisis, we can show them that...

HuSEHR: Requirements
Joint Humanitarian Operations Course

The Humanitarian Academy at Harvard is pleased to host the Joint Humanitarian Operations Course from January 21-22, 2016.

As the US Government (USG) lead for international disaster response, USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) created the JHOC in 2004 at the request...

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Gregory R. Ciottone
A migrant family comes ashore in Lesvos, Greece after crossing from Turkey in a small, inflatable dinghy.
DisasterNet: Get Involved
DisasterNet: Intro
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The change we started to see here was when our children

The change we started to see here was when our children from here volunteered take up bows and arrows to fight the rebels...When those sons of ours came out, we saw they were going to help us. Their presence scared away the LRA from their frequent attacks on this community.U11

Khaldoon AlKhaldi
Michael D. Lappi

Dr Lappi has extensive national and international experience in the fields of humanitarian assistance and disaster response having served in Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and the United States. Most notably, he provided critical leadership to the...

Getting to Zero: A Doctor and a Diplomat on the Ebola Frontline

In 2014 in Sierra Leone, the Ebola epidemic killed the doctor in charge of Sierra Leone’s largest Ebola isolation ward. Dr. Oliver Johnson stepped in to keep the ward open. Sinead Walsh, Irish Ambassador to Sierra Leone was simultaneously working to scale up the international response.

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Early Recovery and the Transition of Relief to Development Link
Urban: City Fragility and Resilience Framework

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