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Katie Bates

Katie Bates has had a diverse and exciting professional background. She has over six years working in the publishing industry, six years building and managing professional development programming, and more than twelve years in project management. She has partnered in the design and delivery of...

High Ground: Disaster Risk and Resilience in the Philippines Panel Discussion

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...

Workshop: Monitoring and Evaluation Shanghai
Patrick Vinck

Patrick Vinck, Ph.D. is the Research Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.  He is assistant professor at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and lead investigator at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. His current research examines resilience,...

Crisis Mapping
Migrants and asylum seekers queue up at Mytilene Port on the Greek island of Lesvos waiting for police clearance.
A migrant family comes ashore in Lesvos, Greece after crossing from Turkey in a small, inflatable dinghy.
Home: BBR Field Pers II
Research: Publications
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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...

The beginnings (1985-1990)

The oppression of northern Ugandans, particularly the Acholi ethnic group, by the southern dominated government led to the creation of multiple armed resistance groups. In 1988, Joseph Kony formed the most famous one: the group that would become the LRA. Kony is part of the Acholi tribe...

Home: European Refugee Crisis Summit
Innovation: People
DisasterNet: Get Involved
Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Registration Information
NCD: Quote
HuSEHR
The ICRC delivered water and food to Nahr al-Bared on Saturday, but access to thousands in need remains limited.
LRA: Project Background
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Home: MRF Podcast
Sean Kivlehan

Sean Kivlehan, MD, MPH is the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  He works as an attending physician in the Emergency Department at the Brigham and is an Instructor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  He has worked...

During those times that the situation was bad

During those times that the situation was bad and in the times that we started seeing the rebels, we stopped sleeping in the huts. We would cook food very fast and run to hide in the bushes. We were doing this every other day whether we hear about them or not. The next day, when you get...

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