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Male hunters, Central African Republic
Alexa Walls

Alexa Walls manages the “Building a Better Response (BBR): Strengthening Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Capacity and Engagement in the International Humanitarian Architecture” project.  Funded by USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, BBR aims to build the capacity of NGO...

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Jeremy Nelson

Jeremy Nelson has been a research assistant with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative for the past two years as he continues to pursue his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His work has included compiling literature reviews, transcribing...

Emily Chan
OSCE SMM monitoring the movement of heavy weaponry in eastern Ukraine
Richard Cash
child marriage: recommendations
Youth in Crisis: Projects
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Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course

The Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course is a three-day workshop designed to train humanitarian professionals on the current issues and practices involved in this unique and expanding area of research and practice. Experienced course faculty will join the training to discuss the complexities of...

Karen AbuZayd

Karen AbuZayd is currently a Commissioner for the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria, mandated by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2011.  Previously, she served as Commissioner-General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine...

Erica Nelson

Erica L Nelson, MD, PhM is an Emergency Medicine physician who conducts research on critical geography and the use of geospatial analysis for public health and humanitarian response. After graduating from Trinity College Dublin with an PhM in International Peace Studies and Development (2007),...

Data and Technology in Humanitarian Response Workshop

In December of 2015, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative will host a workshop focused on data and technology in humanitarian response.

This working meeting will convene 35-40 experts and technologists from international NGOs, UN agencies, and other sectors to explore...

Paul Spiegel
Sarah Schwartz

Sarah joined the Program on Resilient Communities in April 2018.  Previously, Sarah was the Project Coordinator for HHI’s Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA), where she coordinated events and logistics as well as providing research and program support across ATHA projects. ...

Mihiyo and family in Dadaab
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KoBo: Team
Female former abductees, South Sudan
In the beginning when rebellion started

In the beginning when rebellion started, people would use hand blowing signals to alert people from afar. This changed because when the rebels learned about hand blowing if they got anyone they would kill immediately. Later people started running ahead to alert others if the rebels came......

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Penar Musaraj

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