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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...

Faine Greenwood

Faine Greenwood is a researcher at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, focusing on how UAV and satellite technology can be used in humanitarian contexts. A graduate of Stanford University and Tulane University, Greenwood is a former Southeast Asia correspondent and a recreational drone...

Jennifer Leaning

An expert in public health and rights-based responses to humanitarian crises, Jennifer Leaning, MD, SMH, is the Director of the Harvard François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, the FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard School...

Destroyed Ambulance in Gaza
Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Registration Information
NCD: Quote
Humanitarian Response Intensive Course: Intro
Alex Dorey
Home: HRIC Registration Open
The ICRC delivered water and food to Nahr al-Bared on Saturday, but access to thousands in need remains limited.
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...

Markus Enenkel

At HHI Markus Enenkel concentrates on the use of earth observation data to detect and predict patterns between extreme weather/climate events, social conflict, food security and migration. He coordinates one of the World Bank’s projects on drought risk financing and represents HHI in the Black...

Julia VanRooyen
DisasterNet: Upcoming Projects
Child Marriage: Methods
Valerie Ann Dobiesz

Dr. Valerie Dobiesz has expertise in medical education and women’s health and is collaborating on developing an assessment tool to evaluate challenges to maintaining medical education during conflict and insecurity.  Dr. Dobiesz is an emergency medicine physician at the Brigham & Women’s...

HuSEHR: Intro
Home: Never Forget
The Role of International Law in Humanitarian Assistance Link
Sheri Fink
GR2 Announcement

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s Women in War Program is excited to announce that it has officially changed its name to the Program on Gender, Rights and Resilience (GR2).

We believe this new name more accurately reflects where, and how, we work. While our program has always focused...

KoBo: Intro
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CIV MIL: Intro

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