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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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Valerie Ann Dobiesz

Dr. Valerie Dobiesz has expertise in medical education and women’s health and is collaborating on developing an assessment tool to evaluate challenges to maintaining medical education during conflict and insecurity.  Dr. Dobiesz is an emergency medicine physician at the Brigham & Women’s...

MRF: Research
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...

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Senior Media Technician (Instructional Media Coordinator)

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Instructional Media Coordinator (IMC) will  work closely with the team on key programs of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s educational arm, the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard, and will also contribute to special projects for HHI as a...

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When we came back home, the rebels were still here

When we came back home, the rebels were still here and disturbing people, although they were not many as before. We continued to dodge them. But you know for us here we have our bows and arrows...that we use for hunting and protecting ourselves. So the men here also saw that since the...

Nepal Earthquake 2015
Theresa Lund

Theresa Lund is the Executive Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), and has over 15 years of experience in academic leadership and research positions working to advance our understanding of complex global issues. Theresa joined HHI after a year in Turkey, where...

LRA: Conflict Timeline
Daniel Schrag
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Operation Lightening Thunder and LRA migration (2008-2009)

The failure of the Juba Peace Talks and increasing levels of LRA violence prompted new government military efforts. The UPDF launched an attack on LRA bases in the DRC dubbed “Operation Lightening Thunder” (OLT). This was done in cooperation with the governments of southern...

Transitional Justice: Projects
Male and female local defense unit members, South Sudan
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...

Big Data Science: Intro
Stuart Campo

Stuart Campo is a Researcher with the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In this capacity, he supports translational research on humanitarian technologies, standards and ethics.

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Pamela Steiner
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