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31 Jul 2018 description
report Harvard University

Executive Summary

Despite a large body of research on disasters in the Philippines, there is limited data on household levels of preparedness for disaster. This report provides findings from a nationwide household survey in the Philippines addressing disaster resilience and preparedness. The results of the survey provide a comprehensive baseline of household measures on each.

25 Jun 2018 description
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For over fifty years, Colombia has been embroiled in conflict, displacing nearly seven million people, second only to Syria for the highest number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the world. Most are displaced to urban environments into dense informal settlements with inadequate water, sanitation, shelter and power infrastructure. The city of Medellín, has become home to over 200,000 IDPs in informal agglomerations.

29 May 2018 description

Rationale and methods to share information, speak out, and challenge impunity in cases of violence against humanitarian action

ATHA is pleased to share a new professional _Toolkit for Responding to Attacks against Humanitarian Action on the Policy Level._ The purpose of the Toolkit is to offer guidance to humanitarian actors for responding to violence against humanitarian action, in order to promote a more protective environment for the provision of humanitarian aid to civilians.

15 May 2018 description
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May 15, 2018 – In Burkina Faso, which has some of the highest meningitis rates in the world, it appears that as the temperature climbs, so does the death rate from the disease—with nearly half of those deaths occurring in children age 5 and under.

06 Apr 2018 description
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Mark Latonero, PhD*, Danielle Poole*, Jos Berens

The report, Refugee Connectivity: A Survey of Mobile Phones, Mental Health, and Privacy at a Syrian Refugee Camp in Greece, is the result of 2017 field research by Data & Society, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s (HHI) Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, and Centre for Innovation at Leiden University. Lead authors of the report are Mark Latonero, Ph.D. of Data & Society, Danielle Poole of HHI/Signal and the Harvard School of Public Health, and Jos Berens, formerly of Leiden University.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

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11 May 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Sep 2018 Harvard University

The Global Pediatric Fellowship Program at Boston Children’s Hospital aims to train

future leaders in global child health as well as support the development of essential

child health services in regions of the world with greatest need and limited access to

health providers. Our goal is to train a cadre of pediatricians who have the skills and

long term commitment necessary to make an impact in improving child health in

some of the neediest global settings.

Training

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22 Aug 2016 description

This course has been prepared by KoBoToolbox at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative in collaboration with UNOCHA. The Humanitarian Needs Assessment E-learning program is designed to provide an overview of the Humanitarian Needs Assessment process.

26 Jun 2014 description

Registration deadline: none

International Medical Corps, Concern Worldwide, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative are pleased to announce the launch of the Building a Better Response e-learning course on the international humanitarian coordination system.