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HumGeo: Team
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...

Anaïde Nahikian

Anaïde leads the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA) at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She focuses on developing policy research and case studies in humanitarian contexts on issues such as frontline humanitarian negotiation, forced migration, and...

Michael VanRooyen

Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH is the Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) at Harvard University.  He is also the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. VanRooyen has worked as an emergency physician with numerous relief organizations in over...

home: LRA
Stephen Rosen
Research: Humanitarian Data and Technologies
Kevin Coughlin

Kevin Coughlin manages the grants and helps coordinate projects for the Programs on Peace and Human Rights and Evaluation and Implementation Science at HHI. Prior to joining HHI, Kevin worked for several organizations in Washington, D.C., researching human rights, U.S. national security,...

During the time we were running from the LRA at home

During the time we were running from the LRA at home the government did not come in to support us. It only happened when our sons grew annoyed and felt they could not just see their people get finished completely by the LRA. So they formed armed groups to defend the communities from...

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IDP Camps in Uganda (1996)

As military attempts against the LRA continued, the Ugandan government instituted a strategy of moving civilians into camps. At the peak of the conflict in 2005, 251 camps held nearly two million people across 11 districts in Uganda. The camps are widely considered to be a...

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Monitoring and Evaluation: KoBo Toolbox
Home: Signal Code
Tara Kelly

Tara Kelly is the Program Coordinator for the Resilient Communities Program at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Ms. Kelly also works on the Civilian Military Engagement project, and the Program on Humanitarian Leadership.  

Prior to her work at HHI, Ms. Kelly worked in administration...

Rob Grace

Rob is a Senior Associate at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), where he undertakes policy-oriented research on humanitarian action, with a focus on humanitarian negotiation. For the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) at HHI, he led a multi-year research project...

Lavine Family

From the time they first met at the Au Bon Pain at Harvard Business School, Jonathan Lavine MBA ’92 and Jeannie Bachelor Lavine AB ’88, MBA ’92 discovered they had many common interests. While balancing studies with volunteer work at City Year, the couple’s connection was deepened by their...

Education: Harvard Degree Curriculum
Youth in Crisis: Publications
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Philippe Kirsch

Philippe Kirsch recently served as the Chairperson for the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Libya and as a Commissioner for the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry.  He served as Chairman of the Committee of the Whole of the Diplomatic Conference of...

Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course

Course Webpage for the Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Workshop

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HPCR: MRF and ATHA
The European Refugee Crisis: Data, Technology, and Coordination Summit

On 4 November 2015, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is hosting a summit on “The European Refugee Crisis: Data, Technology, and Coordination”. The summit will take place at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts. We will bring together key humanitarian decision-makers,...

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