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Irini Albanti

Dr. Albanti is the Executive Director at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and has 18 years of experience in healthcare management and global health. Dr. Albanti leads the strategic, operational, financial, and administrative management of HHI and oversees all HHI programs. Dr. Albanti is...

David Sanderson
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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-...

HumGeo: Modus Operandi
While we were still at home, if the wife was cooking

While we were still at home, if the wife was cooking then the men would be on standby outside watching out. If any sound from chickens being chased was heard in the neighboring homes, then the man would tell the wife that something is wrong here, let us keep alert. Then you would run away...

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Timothy B. Erickson

Dr. Timothy B. Erickson is a new HHI Core Faculty member with expertise in environmental toxicology and crisis in climate change. He also has active humanitarian health projects in conflict regions of Ukraine and Syria.

Dr. Erickson is an emergency medicine physician at the Brigham and...

Meredith Blake

Meredith Blake is the Research Coordinator for Women in War. Her current research focuses on gender, peace, and security in fragile states, community resilience, sexual and gender-based violence, violence against women and girls, and diversity and inclusion in humanitarian action. She previously...

Gender Based Insecurity and Mobility in Cities

This project, funded by and in partnership with Concern Worldwide, will proceed in two phases. This first phase consists of qualitative research in the three cities of Dhaka, Addis Ababa and Port-au-Prince to learn more about the gender based violence and perceptions of insecurity faced by the...

Kelly McQueen
Regan Marsh
I used to see when some neighbor’s children returned

I used to see when some neighbor’s children returned. The people around would go to her home to give her advice and words of encouragement to her about the child. You know, when you go to the bush or when you are abducted and taken to the bush, the things you go and do from there are very...

Workshops: M&E
Paulo Pinheiro

Paulo Pinheiro is currently the Chairman of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria, mandated in 2011 by the United Nations Human Rights Council, and a Commissioner for the National Truth Commission for Brazil, mandated in 2011 by the Government of Brazil.  He...

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Trump Administration’s Immigration and Refugee Order Betrays Humanitarian Values and American Security

The Trump administration’s executive order temporarily banning travel to the United States by immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries – Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen – is not only cruel and misguided, but will do nothing to...

Mischa Shattuck
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...

Abdulrazzaq al-Saiedi

Abulrazzaq Al-Saiedi works as a research manager, Iraq country expert, and policy advisor with HHI on a project called Assessing Conflict-Affected Communities’ Perceptions and Attitudes about Peace and Justice in Iraq. Al-Saiedi is an expert in transitional justice and rule of law...

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