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.
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.
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.
Being accountable to people affected by armed conflicts
ICRC & the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) launch a joint discussion paper that provides recommendations for humanitarian organisations and donors in today's digital era.
The HHI 2017 Annual Report provides a look into the research and educational activities of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.
Maps & Infographics
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.
The goal of the course is to provide an overview of the basic principles and methodologies for program monitoring and evaluation with emphasis on practical application for humanitarian researchers and practitioners.
Humanitarian organizations, international agencies and governments that serve populations affected by crises find themselves increasingly in urban settings. Agencies face new challenges, and some potential advantages, in these complex urban environments and are only just learning how to approach them. These new challenges take many forms: complicated physical layouts, poorly prepared institutions and infrastructure, a mixed target population of refugees and underserved locals.
RÀ propos de BBR
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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.