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US and International Response to the conflict (2010-2013)

In 2010, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the LRA Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, dedicating U.S. support to the governments of the affected countries in central Africa, as well as the African Union (AU) and the UN. In 2011, the AU established the Regional Cooperation...

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Mahmoud Hariri

Dr. Mahmoud Hariri holds a Doctorate of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Aleppo University, and a  Master Degree in General Surgery, faculty of Medicine, Aleppo University.

Mahmoud goes by the name Abdulaziz and has been a trauma surgeon in Syria. He is joining HHI through the Scholars at...

Senior Media Technician (Instructional Media Coordinator)

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Instructional Media Coordinator (IMC) will  work closely with the team on key programs of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s educational arm, the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard, and will also contribute to special projects for HHI as a...

Jarrod Goentzel
Building a Better Response Launches New Module

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Alain Lempereur, SJD

Alain Lempereur is the Brandeis University’s Alan Slifka Chair Professor and Director of the Conflict Resolution and Coexistence Program, where he created the Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Management concentration. He is also an affiliate faculty and executive committee member of the...

We had some ways that we were using to protect ourselves from the LRA

We had some ways that we were using to protect ourselves from the LRA. For example, if I was found at home or anywhere and I am arrested by the rebels, the rebels would ask me to take them to where the rest of the community members were hiding. I will not take them. I would walk with the...

Operation Lightening Thunder and LRA migration (2008-2009)

The failure of the Juba Peace Talks and increasing levels of LRA violence prompted new government military efforts. The UPDF launched an attack on LRA bases in the DRC dubbed “Operation Lightening Thunder” (OLT). This was done in cooperation with the governments of southern...

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Théo Boutruche

Théo Boutruche holds a PhD in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva) and from the Aix-Marseille Faculty of Law (France).  He is currently the Post-Conflict Legal Adviser at REDRESS in London.  Previously, he worked...

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DisasterNet: Publications
Charlie Clements
HuSEHR: Competencies
Women In War: Publications
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Tracking Kony (2009-present)

By 2009, Kony and a group of 250 people traveled into CAR, while a number of commanders remained operational in the DRC. From 2009 to 2010, Kony and a group of LRA combatants then moved to the Kafia Kingi enclave, a border region governed by Sudan. Since 2010, Kony and the remaining...

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...

Godfred (Kofi) Nyarko

Godfred (Kofi) Nyarko is the Program Coordinator for the National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

Kofi has a diverse professional background. He served as the Country Director for Mercy Project Ghana where he fought daily to eradicate slavery...

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