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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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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...

Maya Arii
Yousef Alawad
Sometimes when the rebels attack

Sometimes when the rebels attack us here, we would run to another community or area. The people there would host us. Feed us and even give us their huts to live in until the situation calms down, then we...

Julia VanRooyen
Eric Nilles

Dr. Eric Nilles, MD MSc, is the Director of the Program on Infectious Diseases and Humanitarian Emergencies at HHI, a Member of the Faculty at Harvard Medical School, and an attending physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He competed his clinical...

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Dan Wikler
Refugee Camp Panoramas: Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan
HuSEHR: Competencies
Patrick Vinck

Patrick Vinck, Ph.D. is the Research Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.  He is assistant professor at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and lead investigator at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. His current research examines resilience,...

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Migrants and asylum seekers queue up at Mytilene Port on the Greek island of Lesvos waiting for police clearance.
Stuart Campo

Stuart Campo is a Researcher with the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In this capacity, he supports translational research on humanitarian technologies, standards and ethics.

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KoBo: new phase
Female former abductees, South Sudan
Urban: Systematic Review
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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...

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Adam Levine
The beginnings (1985-1990)

The oppression of northern Ugandans, particularly the Acholi ethnic group, by the southern dominated government led to the creation of multiple armed resistance groups. In 1988, Joseph Kony formed the most famous one: the group that would become the LRA. Kony is part of the Acholi tribe...

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