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Sometimes when the rebels attack

Sometimes when the rebels attack us here, we would run to another community or area. The people there would host us. Feed us and even give us their huts to live in until the situation calms down, then we...

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...

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Farrah J. Mateen
ATHA: Featured Podcast
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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LRA: The Project
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...

Women in War: Insights: Impact of the LRA
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To me what I saw happening was that during those times

To me what I saw happening was that during those times, sometimes you find that when the rebels come, some people would run to the bushes without picking or carrying any food stuff. So for those who were able, they would give food to help those without anything to eat. Secondly, there were...

Research: Publications
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...

HuSEHR Concentration Information Session and Lunch

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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-...

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The beginnings (1985-1990)

The oppression of northern Ugandans, particularly the Acholi ethnic group, by the southern dominated government led to the creation of multiple armed resistance groups. In 1988, Joseph Kony formed the most famous one: the group that would become the LRA. Kony is part of the Acholi tribe...

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Beatrice Mégevand-Roggo

Beatrice Mégevand-Roggo holds a masters in Political Science (contemporary history and international relations) from Università Statale in Milan (Italy).  After working as an assistant professor at Università degli Studi, as a free-lance journalist, and as a consultant to...

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Kenya
Youth in Crisis: Intro

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