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The Initial Response (1991-1994)

Diplomatic and military attempts to defeat the LRA were ongoing between 1991-1994. The first government response occurred in 1991 when the Ugandan People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) mounted a four-month military offensive called “Operation North.” Simultaneously, Uganda’s state minister at the...

KoBo: Projects
ATHA: Featured Podcast
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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MRF: Research
Leila Ahmed
Sheila Ramaswamy
Infectious: Title
Program on Evaluation and Implementation Science: Kobo Toolbox
Hong Kong: Intro
Failed Diplomacy (2006-2008)

In 2006, renewed efforts at diplomacy began with the commencement of the Juba peace talks between the LRA and the Ugandan government, hosted in Juba, southern Sudan. The process was complicated by the ICC indictment of Kony, in-fighting among LRA commanders participating in the peace...

Nepal Earthquake 2015
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...

LRA: Full reports
Benjamin Davies

Benjamin Davies is a Senior Program Manager for the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard. In this role, he manages the selection, production and dissemination of multimedia case studies and simulations focused on humanitarian theory and practice related to complex emergencies. Benjamin joined...

Sonny Patel

Doctor of Philosophy December 2016 (expected), Department of Psychological Medicine

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom

Sonny has proven experience in establishing and managing international research...

Working with MSF: A Career Planning Information Session

The Humanitarian Academy at Harvard is pleased to welcome representatives from MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) who will be discussing careers and recruiting, specifically for students focused on humanitarian issues, who may be interested in pursuing career opportunities with MSF. Information...

HRIC Simulation
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Operation Lightening Thunder and LRA migration (2008-2009)

The failure of the Juba Peace Talks and increasing levels of LRA violence prompted new government military efforts. The UPDF launched an attack on LRA bases in the DRC dubbed “Operation Lightening Thunder” (OLT). This was done in cooperation with the governments of southern...

Directors Update January 2017

Dear friends and colleagues, 

The President's recent executive order banning citizens of seven countries from entering the United States has created immediate and devastating consequences for many in the medical and public...

Male hunters, Central African Republic
Adrienne Fricke

Adrienne L. Fricke is a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative where she is studying policy initiatives to improve access to healthcare for Syrian refugees, and a consultant specializing in human rights and refugee-related issues in the Middle East and Africa. Since 2007, she has...

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