Deliberate violence against humanitarian practitioners and operations poses an increasingly critical challenge to the humanitarian sector as...
The Signal Code: A Human Rights Approach to Information During Crisis
The Signal Code is the result of a six month study by the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to...
Negotiation with Non-State Armed Groups at the Frontlines
In many of today’s frontline humanitarian environments, access is increasingly difficult to obtain and maintain, and continued engagement with non-state armed actors is an integral aspect of ensuring assistance and protection activities and advocating for compliance with international legal...
Data preparedness: connecting data, decision making and humanitarian response
Signal Program Standards and Ethics Series - Issue 1
Data are a central component of humanitarian response. Frequently, however, there is a disconnect between data, decision-making and response. Informed decisions need to be made in the first hours and days of an emergency, and if the...
KoboToolbox’s Question Library
The KoBoToolbox Question Library enables users to create, store, share and re-use validated questions across surveys. This speeds up the process of creating new forms and contributes to the standardization of survey questions.
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Humanitarian Needs Assessment Training
The Humanitarian Needs Assessment E-learning program is designed to provide an overview of the Humanitarian Needs Assessment process. The process can look very different depending on the scale of a disaster, the role of humanitarian organizations involved and the resources available to any...
Building a Better Response
The Building a Better Response e-learning course provides users with a comprehensive and practical introduction to engaging with the international humanitarian architecture. The e-learning component is publicly accessible free of charge.
|Peace and Human Rights Data: Team|
|DisasterNet: Case Study|
Sean Kivlehan, MD, MPH is the Associate Director of the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He works as an attending physician in the Emergency Department at Brigham and Women’s and is a Clinical Instructor in Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School...
Philippe Kirsch recently served as the Chairperson for the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Libya and as a Commissioner for the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry. He served as Chairman of the Committee of the Whole of the Diplomatic Conference of...
|Women in War|
|Learning Initiatives: Curricular Innovation|
|Home: European Refugee Crisis Summit|
The April 25th 7.8 magnitude earthquake and second 7.3 magnitude earthquake on May 12th has resulted in more than 8,219 deaths and 17,866 injured. The international humanitarian community continues to expand its support to the Nepalese government in the provision of humanitarian relief,...
|Transitional Justice: Intro|
|LRA: Conceptual Maps|
|In the beginning when rebellion started||
In the beginning when rebellion started, people would use hand blowing signals to alert people from afar. This changed because when the rebels learned about hand blowing if they got anyone they would kill immediately. Later people started running ahead to alert others if the rebels came......
|Home: refugee data collection podcast|
|Youth in Crisis: MENA|
|Operation Iron Fist I & II (2002-2004)||
The regional expansion of the LRA and the resulting humanitarian crisis brought international attention to the conflict. The international community put pressure on the Sudanese government to allow UPDF counterinsurgency operations on Sudanese soil. In 2002, the Sudanese government...