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While in the camps hunger struck and people would organized themselves

While in the camps hunger struck and people would organized themselves in groups and went up the mountain areas and got some firewood to sell in order to buy food and eat. A bundle of firewood was even only 500 shillings. Parents would raise such money and then buy what to eat. Some people...

LRA: Full reports
Delia Wendel
Benjamin Davies

Benjamin Davies is a Senior Program Manager for the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard. In this role, he manages the selection, production and dissemination of multimedia case studies and simulations focused on humanitarian theory and practice related to complex emergencies. Benjamin joined...

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...

Insights: The Impact of the LRA
HPCR: Intro
Workshops: PHL
Transitional Justice: Team
Male hunters, Central African Republic
Disasternet: Team
Isaac Baker

Isaac Baker is the Imagery Analysis Manager for the Signal Program at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.  Mr. Baker started his career in war crimes investigations at Physician's for Human Rights, working on cases of abuse against detainees in CIA custody during the Bush Administration....

Adele Waugaman
Refugees at Vienna West Railway Station during the European migrant crisis 2015
You know when people were going to camps, we had no huts there

You know when people were going to camps, we had no huts there. So what people did to support one another was like this. We would go and help each other put up the huts. We would all team up make one hut and finish then move to the next. That was the only fast way of working. U08...

Past Programs

Earthquake in Haiti

Beginning a mere 48 hours after the earthquake struck Haiti, HHI maintained a presence of technical assistance and knowledge-building from January-November 2010. HHI's involvement included managing the Harvard-wide response in the immediate aftermath of the...

Hilarie Cranmer
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Michael Bouton
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Julia VanRooyen
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Humanitarian Response Intensive Course

Through Presentations and hands-on table top exercises offered by faculty and guest lecturers who are experts in their topic areas, perticipants will gain familiarity with the primary frameworks in the humanitarian field. The two week classroom-based workshop is followed by a three day field...

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