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Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Registration Information
Patrick Vinck

Patrick Vinck, Ph.D. is the Research Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.  He is assistant professor at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and lead investigator at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. His current research examines resilience,...

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CIV MIL: Intro
The ICRC delivered water and food to Nahr al-Bared on Saturday, but access to thousands in need remains limited.
Migrants and asylum seekers queue up at Mytilene Port on the Greek island of Lesvos waiting for police clearance.
Christmas and Makombo Massacres (2008-2009)

In 2008, LRA combatants committed mass atrocities against civilians in retaliation for OLT. More than 1,000 men, women, and children were brutally killed in less than one month in the DRC and southern Sudan in what became known as the Christmas Massacres. Less than one year later, 321...

Elisabeth B. Weintz Humanitarian Award 2018

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative will award the 2018 Elisabeth B. Weintz Humanitarian Award to Nadia Murad and Amal Clooney.

Ms. Murad is the United Nation's first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking, and has published the New York Times Bestselling...

Valerie Ann Dobiesz

Dr. Valerie Dobiesz has expertise in medical education and women’s health and is collaborating on developing an assessment tool to evaluate challenges to maintaining medical education during conflict and insecurity.  Dr. Dobiesz is an emergency medicine physician at the Brigham & Women’s...

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Innovation: People
Eric Goralnick
When we came back home, the rebels were still here

When we came back home, the rebels were still here and disturbing people, although they were not many as before. We continued to dodge them. But you know for us here we have our bows and arrows...that we use for hunting and protecting ourselves. So the men here also saw that since the...

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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...

LRA: Project Background
Refugee Camp Panoramas: Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan
Faine Greenwood

Faine Greenwood is a researcher at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, focusing on how UAV and satellite technology can be used in humanitarian contexts. A graduate of Stanford University and Tulane University, Greenwood is a former Southeast Asia correspondent and a recreational drone...

Workshop: Monitoring and Evaluation Shanghai

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