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Gregory R. Ciottone
GRID: A Methodology Integrating Witness Testimony and Satellite Imagery Analysis for Documenting Alleged Mass Atrocities

This article documents the development and initial use case of the GRID (Ground Reporting through Imagery Delivery) methodology by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI). GRID was created to support corroboration of witness testimony of mass atrocity related-events using satellite...

Nov 2014
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  • Haiti-CNN iReport from Fond Parisien Disaster Recovery Center

    Hear from volunteer doctors at HHI's Fond Parisien Disaster Recovery Center. Take a tour as volunteers show you where surgeries are conducted, how surgeons power their tools, who changes bandages, and how lives are being saved. 

    Video by Chris Morrow, CNN iReport (...

    Feb 2010
    Hani Mowafi
    Hanni Stoklosa

    Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, Executive Director of HEAL Trafficking, is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital with appointments at Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Dr. Stoklosa is a well-recognized...

    Haotan Wu

    Haotan Wu is a Ph.D. candidate at Peking University, majoring in International Politics, the Middle East in particular. She holds a M.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies from Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Previously, she was an exchange student to Jordan...

    Harvard Field Study Non-Paper on Syrian Refugees

    The Syrian refugee crisis represents one of the greatest humanitarian challenges the international community has faced over the recent years, prompting record-high levels of international aid. In view of the complexity of the political and social environment in which these challenges arise and...

    Jan 2014
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  • Harvard Humanitarian Initiative 2018-2019 Annual Report

    This Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Annual Report covers the 2018-2019 period of activities. Within it readers can find an overview of HHI's humanitarian research & efforts, including HHI's role at Harvard University and finances for the time period.


    Apr 2020
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  • Harvard Humanitarian Initiative-Haiti CNN iReport

    From CNN iReport: Take a tour with Dr. Hilarie Cranmer, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.  

    Video by: Chris Morrow (http://...

    Feb 2010
    Harvard University Winter Field Study Course in the Middle East 2019

    Humanitarian Negotiation on the Frontlines: A Critical Review of the Regional and International Response
    Amman, Jordan
    IGA-353M / GHP-543

    APPLY TO COURSE: https...

    HarvardX Course: Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster

    A trailer video for the course can be found here. 

    From the Syrian refugee crisis to the West Africa Ebola outbreak, humanitarian emergencies have reached unprecedented dimensions and proportions. As need for...

    Oct 2017 Link
    Haya Hamade
    Health in Humanitarian Crises Link
    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...

    Helen Ouyang
    Herman B. "Dutch" Leonard
    HHI Annual Report 2015

    It is with both admiration and humility that we look back upon this year and celebrate the vision, innovation and commitment of our faculty, staff, and collaborators in the pursuit of developing better strategies for assisting communities in crisis. 2014 - 15 signified a year of tremendous...

    Dec 2015
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  • HHI Annual Report 2017

    The HHI 2017 Annual Report provides a look into the research and educational activities of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. 

    At a time of deepening challenges nationally, globally, and especially in the humanitarian sector, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) is uniquely...

    Mar 2018
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  • HHI Disaster Relief Hub

    The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is pleased to support organizations responding to conflict and disaster globally. We recognize that due to the recent devastation brought on by hurricanes, earthquakes and ongoing conflicts around the world it is difficult to know how best to help those...

    HHI Fellow Publications

    On this page, you will find a list of resources and publications by HHI's Senior Fellows. 

    More information on the HHI Senior Fellows can be found here.

    HHI in the Field: Beth Maclin in DRC

    In April 2014, Beth Maclin, the Research Coordinator for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's Women in War Program traveled to Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to work on a program evaluation of services to reduce the stigmatization of survivors of sexual violence in the...

    May 2014
    HHI Year End Report 2013

    2013 was another important and impactful year for humanitarianism. From Syria, to Sudan, and the Philippines, we have witnessed and responded to new global health challenges in an ever changing humanitarian landscape. We at HHI are committed to creating new ways to serve our...

    Dec 2013
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  • HHI's Humanitarian Academy at Harvard Curricular Innovation Program

    This trailer details the development, strategy and students' response to new humanitarian case modules at the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard.

    Each case reaches specific humanitarian learning objectives through the use of an entirely unique approach to asynchronous blended-learning,...

    Jul 2015
    Hichem Demortier

    Hichem is the 2016-2017 Australian American Fulbright Scholar for Non-Profit Leadership, and Senior Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), where he will collaborate with HHI experts to develop a research agenda on quality of care in humanitarian emergencies and resilience of health...

    High Ground: Disaster Risk and Resilience in the Philippines Panel Discussion

    The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and the Asia Center present High Ground: Disaster, Risk, Resilience in the Philippines. The photo exhibition by Aubrey Graham draws on themes of disaster risk, resilience, relocation, and urban community response mechanisms in the Philippines...