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Refugees at Vienna West Railway Station during the European migrant crisis 2015
You know when people were going to camps, we had no huts there

You know when people were going to camps, we had no huts there. So what people did to support one another was like this. We would go and help each other put up the huts. We would all team up make one hut and finish then move to the next. That was the only fast way of working. U08...

Past Programs

Earthquake in Haiti

Beginning a mere 48 hours after the earthquake struck Haiti, HHI maintained a presence of technical assistance and knowledge-building from January-November 2010. HHI's involvement included managing the Harvard-wide response in the immediate aftermath of the...

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Michael Bouton
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Julia VanRooyen
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Humanitarian Response Intensive Course

Through Presentations and hands-on table top exercises offered by faculty and guest lecturers who are experts in their topic areas, perticipants will gain familiarity with the primary frameworks in the humanitarian field. The two week classroom-based workshop is followed by a three day field...

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Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Topics Covered in the 2014 Course
Mobile Data Collection and Human Rights Meeting

On October 22-23, 2015, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, with the co-sponsorship of Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, will host a consultative, invitation-only meeting at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts to address the current status of digital data collection in the...

The ICRC delivered water and food to Nahr al-Bared on Saturday, but access to thousands in need remains limited.
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SARC Ambulance, Homs Syria
I am a community leader in a communal farming group

I am a community leader in a communal farming group. We are working to reconcile people in community; even up to now some people in the communities still live in tension as a result because they do not yet have peace of mind. We left homes to live in camps. Later when the conflict calmed...

Picking Up the Pieces: Women's Health Needs Assessment, Fond Parisien, Haiti

Circle of Health International (COHI) conducted this Women's Health Needs Assessment to identify the specific and immediate needs of women, and to provide evidence-based recommendations for short and long-term women's health programming in the Fond Parisien area. These recommendations are...

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    Vandana Sharma

    Dr. Vandana Sharma is Project Director for the External Evaluation of the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme at HHI and a Research Associate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is a public health researcher with expertise in maternal and child...

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