Harvard University: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Harvard University: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

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Type of institution

Academic institution

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United States of America (North America)




Harvard Humanitarian Initiative are a university-wide academic and research center at Harvard University that brings an interdisciplinary approach to promoting understanding of humanitarian crisis as a unique contributor to global health problems and to developing evidence-based approaches to humanitarian assistance. This institution provides education or training related to humanitarian studies and disaster management, including the following courses: Certificate in Humanitarian Studies, Ethics and Human Rights; Building a better response; Advanced Professional Certificate on Crisis Negotiation in the Middle East; Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster; Advanced Training Programme in Humanitarian Action (ATHA); Monitoring and Evaluation for Humanitarian Programs workshop; Humanitarian Geospatial Technology workshop; Urban Humanitarian Emergencies workshop; Humanitarian Response Intensive course