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.
Stacie manages the “Building a Better Response (BBR): Strengthening Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Capacity and Engagement in the International Humanitarian Architecture” project. Funded by USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, BBR aims to build the capacity of NGO staff to engage...
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I know the government helped by sending people to camps, but that was not the best means, because most people were not healthy while in camps. In the camps, food given by the WFP was very little and as soon as it was over, you would have to wait until the new month...Many people missed...
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Julia Brooks is a Legal Research Associate at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), where she focuses on international humanitarian law, policy and education. For the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA), she serves as host and producer of the Humanitarian Assistance Podcast...