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John Crowley
DisasterNet: Upcoming Projects
Brett D. Nelson

Dr Nelson is an attending pediatrician and global health faculty member at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. His professional interests are health care provision, development, research, and advocacy for vulnerable...

The LRA today (2015)

The LRA continues to attack civilians in CAR, DRC, and, to a lesser extent, South Sudan, manipulating porous borders and regional instability to their advantage. While the present intensity of LRA violence fluctuates from year to year and between countries, the LRA has generally moved...

infectious: Education
Yurvi and Tatiana stand in the ruins of their home in Nikishino, eastern Ukraine
Home: Women in War
Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: International Participant Registration Information
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...

Ronak B. Patel

Ronak earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and completed his residency at the Harvard-Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He earned his MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...

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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...

The way we were trying to protect ourselves from the brutalities

The way we were trying to protect ourselves from the brutalities of the rebels, if they come, being people who believed in God, we could pray. If God allows you to go hide in the bush with our children - that would be entirely depending on good luck, and there one could hide with their...

ncd: First Steps
Signal: Internship
HRIC Topics
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Monitoring and Evaluation: KoBo Toolbox
High Ground: Disaster Risk and Resilience in the Philippines Panel Discussion

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and the Asia Center present High Ground: Disaster, Risk, Resilience in the Philippines. The photo exhibition by Aubrey Graham draws on themes of disaster risk, resilience, relocation, and urban community response mechanisms in the Philippines...

Lea Ivy Manzanero

Lea Ivy O. Manzanero is currently the field officer of the DisasterNet Philippines Program of HHI. Her involvement in disaster rehabilitation in the Southeast Asian region started after the Indian Ocean earthquake and deadly tsunami that hit the northern part of Thailand when she...

Emily Chan
Christian Arbelaez
Niamh Gibbons

Niamh Gibbons is Research and Evaluation Manager for the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA) at HHI. Niamh joined the ATHA program after several years overseeing research and evaluation programs at HHI, and researching issues of transitional justice and accountability,...

Ashish Jha
Stephanie Kayden

Stephanie Kayden, MD, MPH, is an emergency physician with a focus on international humanitarian response and leadership. As director of the Lavine Family Humanitarian Studies Initiative at the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard, Dr. Kayden trains students and professionals in global health and...

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