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Elisabeth B. Weintz Humanitarian Award

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LRA on the move (1994)

In 1994, the Sudanese government began supporting the LRA in exchange for fighting a proxy war with the Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement (SPLA/M), a group fighting for southern independence. The LRA was able to retain bases in southern Sudan for more than 10 years, launching...

Workshops: Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course
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Program on Evaluation and Implementation Science: People
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...

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...

Yousef Alawad
Dan Wikler
Jarrod Goentzel

Jarrod Goentzel is founder and director of the MIT Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab in the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. His research focuses on meeting human needs in resource-constrained settings...

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Failed Diplomacy (2006-2008)

In 2006, renewed efforts at diplomacy began with the commencement of the Juba peace talks between the LRA and the Ugandan government, hosted in Juba, southern Sudan. The process was complicated by the ICC indictment of Kony, in-fighting among LRA commanders participating in the peace...

Marie-Renée B-Lajoie
...Welcome from the community was high

...Welcome from the community was high. Relatives and other neighbours would come to welcome the person who returned. They also counseled them. Some of them would perform the rituals of sprinkling water by hand to show that you are welcome back home from where we had expected you to have...

Research: Populations in Crisis
Pablo Marco Blanco
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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...

Urban: Systematic Review
HuSEHR Courses

A list of courses for the HuSEHR Concentration.

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