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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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LRA: Quote civilians killed
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While in the camps hunger struck and people would organized themselves

While in the camps hunger struck and people would organized themselves in groups and went up the mountain areas and got some firewood to sell in order to buy food and eat. A bundle of firewood was even only 500 shillings. Parents would raise such money and then buy what to eat. Some people...

IDP Camps in Uganda (1996)

As military attempts against the LRA continued, the Ugandan government instituted a strategy of moving civilians into camps. At the peak of the conflict in 2005, 251 camps held nearly two million people across 11 districts in Uganda. The camps are widely considered to be a...

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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...

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Male local defense unit members, South Sudan
Elisabeth B. Weintz Humanitarian Award 2018

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative will award the 2018 Elisabeth B. Weintz Humanitarian Award to Nadia Murad and Amal Clooney.

Ms. Murad is the United Nation's first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking, and has published the New York Times Bestselling...

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Jerome Grimaud
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Payal Modi
Meredith Blake

Meredith Blake is the Research Coordinator for Women in War. Her current research focuses on gender, peace, and security in fragile states, community resilience, sexual and gender-based violence, violence against women and girls, and diversity and inclusion in humanitarian action. She previously...

Erica Nelson

Erica L Nelson, MD, PhM is an Emergency Medicine physician who conducts research on critical geography and the use of geospatial analysis for public health and humanitarian response. After graduating from Trinity College Dublin with an PhM in International Peace Studies and Development (2007),...

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HHI Disaster Relief Hub

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is pleased to support organizations responding to conflict and disaster globally. We recognize that due to the recent devastation brought on by hurricanes, earthquakes and ongoing conflicts around the world it is difficult to know how best to help those...

Kelli N. O'Laughlin

Dr. O’Laughlin is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Global Health at the University of Washington. Dr. O’Laughlin attended the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and completed emergency medicine residency at the University of California,...

Daniel Scarnecchia

Daniel Scarnecchia is a Researcher at HHI’s Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, focusing on data governance, standards, and ethics in the Humanitarian sector.  Prior to joining HHI, he was a management consultant with a practice in the governance of sensitive data and the...

Bartel Van de Walle

Dr. Van de Walle is a tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Management, Tilburg School of Economics and Management at Tilburg University (the Netherlands). During his appointment, he will work on a paper on the response coordination breakdowns in sudden and slow onset disasters as...

Retreat Rebuild Keynote

Disaster recovery is entrenched in the landscape. Lives are put at risk when land heaves, slides or shakes, when it becomes inundated or undergoes drought, when it is submitted to unrestrained development. Thus, land issues are at the crux of conflicts and post conflict reconstruction efforts...

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