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Jarrod Goentzel
Gabriella Blum
There were some of those abductees who feared coming out

There were some of those abductees who feared coming out from the bush but some people encouraged them to get out from abduction. I helped about five of them. When I got them I first took them home and gave them some food to eat before referring them to authorities who could take them to...

Many people have been helping the children

Many people have been helping the children who were escaping from the LRA abduction until they were taken to their family. For those whose home might be farther, you would bathe them and give them food. Those people were very much hidden because if they were abducted again they would be...

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...Welcome from the community was high

...Welcome from the community was high. Relatives and other neighbours would come to welcome the person who returned. They also counseled them. Some of them would perform the rituals of sprinkling water by hand to show that you are welcome back home from where we had expected you to have...

Working with MSF: A Career Planning Information Session

The Humanitarian Academy at Harvard is pleased to welcome representatives from MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) who will be discussing careers and recruiting, specifically for students focused on humanitarian issues, who may be interested in pursuing career opportunities with MSF. Information...

Paul Biddinger
Kathryn Falb

Kathryn Falb, ScD is a Technical Research Advisor for the violence against women and girls research portfolio at the International Rescue Committee, a global humanitarian aid organization.  Dr. Falb focuses on evaluating programming to better understand, prevent, and respond to violence against...

Health systems infrastructure in post-earthquake Nepal: Building Back Better

Please join Mr. Mohat Manandhar (visiting scholar in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at Massachusetts Institution of Technology) and Dr. Vincenzo Bolletino (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative) for a presentation on the state of health care infrastructure...

Transitional Justice: Approach
Michael VanRooyen

Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH is the Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) at Harvard University.  He is also the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. VanRooyen has worked as an emergency physician with numerous relief organizations in over...

Susan Tannehill

Ms. Tannehill leads finance and administration processes for all HHI programs. Her current responsibilities include coordination of pre- and post-award grant management, as well as budget forecasting and financial accounting.

Prior to joining HHI, Ms. Tannehill...

Humanitarian Response Intensive Course: Monitoring and Evaluation for Humanitarian Programs
Dismantling the LRA (2012-Present)

At least 12 senior commanders have defected or been killed since 2012. In late 2014, senior LRA commander Dominic Ongwen surrendered to AU-RTF forces in the CAR. In 2015, only approximately 150 male combatants remain as the core of the LRA, excluding the ever-changing number of...

Bridget Marchesi

During 2014-2015, Bridget worked with Dr. Phuong Pham and Dr. Patrick Vinck on a Harvard-led evaluation of the Colombian Victims' Unit and its implementation of the Victims' Law. As an HHI Fellow her work will build on some of the early findings of

the Harvard-led Colombia study. The...

Research: Disaster Resilience
Abdulrazzaq al-Saiedi

Abulrazzaq Al-Saiedi works as a research manager, Iraq country expert, and policy advisor with HHI on a project called Assessing Conflict-Affected Communities’ Perceptions and Attitudes about Peace and Justice in Iraq. Al-Saiedi is an expert in transitional justice and rule of law...

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Monitoring and Evaluation: KoBo Toolbox
I used to see when some neighbor’s children returned

I used to see when some neighbor’s children returned. The people around would go to her home to give her advice and words of encouragement to her about the child. You know, when you go to the bush or when you are abducted and taken to the bush, the things you go and do from there are very...

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