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COVID-19 is new, but the factors influencing our behavior during outbreaks are not

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Stephen P. Marks
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Research: Disaster Resilience
Christian Arbelaez
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Haotan Wu

Haotan Wu is a Ph.D. candidate at Peking University, majoring in International Politics, the Middle East in particular. She holds a M.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies from Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Previously, she was an exchange student to Jordan...

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...

David Bangsberg
Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Registration Information
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...

Rise Challenge

USAID announces HHI’s Program on Gender Rights and Resilience (GR2) as one of the winners of their inaugural RISE Challenge. Nearly 200 applicants from 49 countries entered Resilient, Inclusive, & Sustainable Environments (RISE): A Challenge...

Program on Evaluation and Implementation Science: Program Tagline
HPCR: Intro
For me I saw that taking people into camps was what saved people

For me I saw that taking people into camps was what saved people. Taking people away from the rural villages into camps which were protected by the army for both days and nights helped people to be safe from the LRA. They [the LRA] would not find food anywhere and if they wanted food they...

Mark Anthony Toldo

Mark Toldo joined the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative in 2019. Prior to joining HHI, Toldo worked as a media producer, writer, and researcher for ABS-CBN Corporation, the largest media company in the Philippines. He devoted most of his journalism career to producing documentaries and specials on...

Valerie Neylan
Joint Humanitarian Operations Course

The Humanitarian Academy at Harvard is pleased to host the Joint Humanitarian Operations Course from January 21-22, 2016.

As the US Government (USG) lead for international disaster response, USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) created the JHOC in 2004 at the request...

Sarah Schwartz

Sarah joined the Program on Resilient Communities in April 2018.  Previously, Sarah was the Project Coordinator for HHI’s Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA), where she coordinated events and logistics as well as providing research and program support across ATHA projects. ...

Parveen Parmar

Dr. Parmar’s research has focused on the study of health and human rights violations in refugees and internally displaced populations. She has conducted mixed methods studies and on reproductive health, sexual violence, human rights violations and delivery of health...

BBR: People
Gender Based Insecurity and Mobility in Cities

This project, funded by and in partnership with Concern Worldwide, will proceed in two phases. This first phase consists of qualitative research in the three cities of Dhaka, Addis Ababa and Port-au-Prince to learn more about the gender based violence and perceptions of insecurity faced by the...

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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...

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