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Bartel Van de Walle

Dr. Van de Walle is a tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Management, Tilburg School of Economics and Management at Tilburg University (the Netherlands). During his appointment, he will work on a paper on the response coordination breakdowns in sudden and slow onset disasters as...

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People were uniting in groups of about ten

People were uniting in groups of about ten people. They would go to each other’s nearby gardens and dig. That is how it has kept peoples’ life and it was a very important thing done without any jealousy...

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Emmanuel Tronc

Emmanuel Tronc is Senior Research Analyst at the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA) at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. He focuses on field research and context analysis on humanitarian negotiation and access in numerous frontline contexts. Emmanuel has worked in the...

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Human Rights, Health Neutrality, and Medical Education in War-Torn Syria

Recent high-profile attacks on humanitarian professionals and operations in Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq call attention to the growing vulnerabilities of humanitarian staff and medical operations in conflict zones. As of June 2016, 757 healthcare personnel have been killed and 382 attacks have...

2018 Weintz Award

On Thursday, October 4th, Nadia Murad accepted the Third Annual Elisabeth B. Weintz Humanitarian Award, presented by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. As a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, she noted the value of receiving this award from humanitarians...

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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...

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Irene Sun

Irene Yuan SUN is a practitioner and author focused on creating economic opportunity to underserved populations such as refugees, migrants, and the bottom-of-the-pyramid populations in developing countries.

Previously, Irene was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she...

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Brendan Kelley

Brendan Kelley joined the HHI team in September 2018 as the Project and Administrative Coordinator. In this role, Brendan facilitates various administrative and financial duties including the hiring and onboarding of employees; travel arrangements for HHI employees; and financial support for...

Professional Ed: Impact
Adele Waugaman
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Many people have been helping the children

Many people have been helping the children who were escaping from the LRA abduction until they were taken to their family. For those whose home might be farther, you would bathe them and give them food. Those people were very much hidden because if they were abducted again they would be...

For me I saw that taking people into camps was what saved people

For me I saw that taking people into camps was what saved people. Taking people away from the rural villages into camps which were protected by the army for both days and nights helped people to be safe from the LRA. They [the LRA] would not find food anywhere and if they wanted food they...

Signal: Additional Publications
Jocelyn Kelly

Jocelyn Kelly is the founding director for Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s (HHI) Women in War program, and currently is a fellow at HHI where she designs and implements projects to examine issues relating to gender, peace, and security in fragile states. Kelly has been conducting health-...

Catatumbo is one of the few areas where coca production has increased

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