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There were families who suffered heavy loss

There were families who suffered heavy loss of lives of their family members and counseling was very important. People counseled one another while in problem so that they could become more resilient. U04

There were some children who would want to return from abduction

There were some children who would want to return from abduction and working as soldiers already in the LRA, but feared returning home because they were told they would be killed...Organizations which helped to rehabilitate these people had come up already such as World Vision. So we...

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...

Theresa Betancourt
This report is the outcome of a series of discussions with Afghans in Mash’had and Zahedan, Iran, in April 2002. The participants in these discussions were mainly members of Afghan community-based groups, known for their charitable activities for Afghan r

This report summarizes the principal results of a series of conversations with Afghans in Kabul and Peshawar in March and April 2002. In Kabul, the HPCR conducted a series of interviews as well as group discussions with community leaders. In Peshawar, the Program hosted a twoday roundtable...

Apr 2002
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    Tilly Alcayna

    Tilly Alcayna is a Research Consultant for the DisasterNet project which focuses on supporting local and national capacity for disaster preparedness and response in the Philippines, as part of the Resilient Communities Program. Previously, Tilly has worked in the Philippines for a DFID/VSO...

    Time to confront sexual abuse and harassment in the aid sector
    Timothy B. Erickson

    Dr. Timothy B. Erickson is a new HHI Core Faculty member with expertise in environmental toxicology and crisis in climate change. He also has active humanitarian health projects in conflict regions of Ukraine and Syria.

    Dr. Erickson is an emergency medicine physician at the Brigham and...

    Timothy Erickson
    Tina Comes

    Dr. Comes is Deputy Director of the Centre for Integrated Emergency Management, University of Agder, Norway, Co-Director of the Disaster Resilience Lab, a joint initiative of UiA and Tilburg University and Associate Professor, Department for ICT, University of Agder (UiA), Norway. During her...

    Tino Kreutzer

    Tino Kreutzer is Program Manager at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and is based in Cambridge, MA. At HHI he coordinates the development of ...

    To me what I saw happening was that during those times

    To me what I saw happening was that during those times, sometimes you find that when the rebels come, some people would run to the bushes without picking or carrying any food stuff. So for those who were able, they would give food to help those without anything to eat. Secondly, there were...

    Toward Guidelines for Humanitarian Standards and Operations in Urban Settings

    Rapid urbanization represents the most significant demographic change of the twenty-first century. 2008 marked the first time in human history that over half of the world population lived in urban settings. The process of urbanization, fueled by economic and social foreces, has particularly...

    Mar 2012
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  • Towards a Common Security Framework: Securing Access and Managing Risks in Hazardous Missions

    International agencies are facing increasing levels of threats against their staff and activities in many of their operations. Since the end of the Cold War, these agencies, intergovernmental and non-governmental alike, have been called to work more intensely in conflict areas.1 These areas have...

    Oct 2004
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  • Tracking Kony (2009-present)

    By 2009, Kony and a group of 250 people traveled into CAR, while a number of commanders remained operational in the DRC. From 2009 to 2010, Kony and a group of LRA combatants then moved to the Kafia Kingi enclave, a border region governed by Sudan. Since 2010, Kony and the remaining...

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    Transitioning to Peace: A Population-Based Survey on Attitudes About Social Reconstruction and Justice in Northern Uganda

    Since the withdrawal of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRC) from Northern Uganda in 2005, the region has been on the slow path to recovery after a long period of danger and destruction. This study presents Ugandans’ views of peace, justice, and post-conflict reconstruction after twenty years...

    Dec 2010
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  • Transnational Armed Groups and International Humanitarian Law

    The concept of ‘transnational armed groups’ has been used increasingly since September 11, 2001 by those who consider the ‘war on terror’ to be an armed conflict and who wish to apply the laws of armed conflict, called international humanitarian law (IHL), to that conflict (rather than human...

    Feb 2006
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  • Transnationality, War and the Law - Roundtable Report

    On October 30, 2005, the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research at Harvard University (HPCR) brought together a select group of international experts for a discussion on the theme of “The Transformation of Warfare, International Law, and the Role of Transnational Armed Groups.” The...

    Apr 2006
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  • Trump Administration’s Immigration and Refugee Order Betrays Humanitarian Values and American Security

    The Trump administration’s executive order temporarily banning travel to the United States by immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries – Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen – is not only cruel and misguided, but will do nothing to...

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