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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...

LRA: Quote Book
Eric Nilles

Dr. Eric Nilles, MD MSc, is the Director of the Program on Infectious Diseases and Epidemics at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, and an attending physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He competed his...

Data and Technology in Humanitarian Response Workshop

In December of 2015, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative will host a workshop focused on data and technology in humanitarian response.

This working meeting will convene 35-40 experts and technologists from international NGOs, UN agencies, and other sectors to explore...

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...

Vandana Sharma

Dr. Vandana Sharma is Project Director for the External Evaluation of the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme at HHI and a Research Associate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is a public health researcher with expertise in maternal and child...

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Male hunters, Central African Republic
Farrah J. Mateen
Jérôme Grimaud

Jérôme Grimaud is a humanitarian worker and Senior Fellow with the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action. He devoted his first missions to protective accompaniment in Central America and to frontline negotiations in the Middle East before becoming a psychosocial support delegate of...

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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...

Time to confront sexual abuse and harassment in the aid sector
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Katie Laurila

Katie will join the ATHA program as a Research Intern for the Fall 2020 semester. Prior to HHI, Katie spent a year in Austria as a Fulbright Scholar, where she conducted research focused on gender minority health policy within Austria and at the international level. She has previously held roles...

Dismantling the LRA (2012-Present)

At least 12 senior commanders have defected or been killed since 2012. In late 2014, senior LRA commander Dominic Ongwen surrendered to AU-RTF forces in the CAR. In 2015, only approximately 150 male combatants remain as the core of the LRA, excluding the ever-changing number of...

I am a community leader in a communal farming group

I am a community leader in a communal farming group. We are working to reconcile people in community; even up to now some people in the communities still live in tension as a result because they do not yet have peace of mind. We left homes to live in camps. Later when the conflict calmed...

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...

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