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Humanitarian organizations operate in increasingly hostile environments. Although authoritative statistics are scarce, anecdotal evidence suggests...

L’après-guerre froide a été marqué par une rupture dans la réglementation internationale régissant le recours à la force. Malgré le potentiel...

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Hurricane Harvey
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...

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The City Fragility and Resilience Framework

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Esmail Fadae

Esmail joined development on the KoBo Toolbox mobile data collection platform in the summer of 2014. He brings to the team over four years of software engineering experience including development and design on a multi-million dollar project. Esmail's current academic interests include...

Richard Cash
Monitoring and Evaluation: KoBo Toolbox
CIV MIL: Core Program Objectives
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...

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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...

Pooja Agrawal
Vulnerable Populations Program: Recent Publications
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NCD: Global Burden
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...

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Lincoln Chen
ATHA: IHL Distance Learning
Sheila Ramaswamy
Diplomacy and LRA migration (2005-2006)

By 2005, the LRA ceased activity in Uganda. On August 26, 2006, the LRA and Ugandan government signed a cessation of hostilities agreement.  Simultaneously, the LRA’s foothold in southern Sudan was beginning to weaken. In 2005, the Sudanese government and the SPLA/M signed the...

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Tino Kreutzer

Tino Kreutzer is Program Manager at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and is based in Cambridge, MA. At HHI he coordinates the development of ...

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