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Susan Tannehill

Ms. Tannehill leads finance and administration processes for all HHI programs. Her current responsibilities include coordination of pre- and post-award grant management, as well as budget forecasting and financial accounting.

Prior to joining HHI, Ms. Tannehill...

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...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...

Hilarie Cranmer
Research Note on Attitudes About Peace and Justice in Northern Uganda

In light of human rights violations in Northern Uganda, this research note presents preliminary data on Ugandans’ attitudes on peace and justice. The findings reflect the respondents’ desires for truth reconciliation as well as their desires to hold perpetuators of violence accountable for...

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    LRA: Quote Book
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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...

    About Us

    HHI has 36 faculty collaborators, 16 fellows, and a network of undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in research and policy development in the humanitarian arena.

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    Ritu Sarin
    Youth in Crisis: Team
    Many people have been helping the children

    Many people have been helping the children who were escaping from the LRA abduction until they were taken to their family. For those whose home might be farther, you would bathe them and give them food. Those people were very much hidden because if they were abducted again they would be...

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    Jeanette Ives Erickson
    Humanitarian Academy at Harvard
    Amnesty and DDRRR (2012-2015)

    The Ugandan government reinstated the Amnesty Act in May 2013, which grants pardons to all LRA combatants, save the top commanders. Regional organizations, UN affiliates, and international NGOs have instituted Disarmament, Demobilization, Repatriation, Reintegration, and Resettlement...

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    Paul Biddinger
    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...

    Faine Greenwood

    Faine Greenwood is an assistant 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...

    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...

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