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.
For more information, visit...
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.
|Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Intro|
|Directors Update January 2017||
Dear friends and colleagues,
The President's recent executive order banning citizens of seven countries from entering the United States has created immediate and devastating consequences for many in the medical and public...
|The LRA killed members of the families of abductees who escaped||
The LRA killed members of the families of abductees who escaped. So in some families in order to protect themselves they collaborated and joined the LRA. They coordinated the activities of the LRA in the communities. They sold their blood in that way by crucifying others. That also...
|Local Humanitarian Leadership: The Future of Humanitarian Action||
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|A migrant family comes ashore in Lesvos, Greece after crossing from Turkey in a small, inflatable dinghy.|
Samuel Plasmati is a Senior Program Coordinator for the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard. In this role Samuel is responsible for the development and delivery of a growing number of training programs designed for both university-based students and mid-career professionals pursuing careers in the...
|During the time we were running from the LRA at home||
During the time we were running from the LRA at home the government did not come in to support us. It only happened when our sons grew annoyed and felt they could not just see their people get finished completely by the LRA. So they formed armed groups to defend the communities from...
|Monitoring and Evaluation: KoBo Toolbox|
|LRA: The Project|
|Senior Media Technician (Instructional Media Coordinator)||
The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Instructional Media Coordinator (IMC) will work closely with the team on key programs of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s educational arm, the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard, and will also contribute to special projects for HHI as a...
|Women in War|
|home: Colombia WinterSession|
|NCD: Global Burden|
|Jeanette Ives Erickson|