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The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre brings together researchers across the School to focus on improving the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises through quality research, teaching, consultancy, training and dissemination of objective, evidence-based information.

Welcome to the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre

The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre brings together multi-disciplinary researchers and practitioners from across the School, other academic institutions, NGOs, governments and United Nations agencies to focus on improving the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises through quality research, teaching, consultancy, training and dissemination of objective, evidence-based information.

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Eastern Ghouta: A new Sarajevo. Again and again!

Following the dramatic situation in Eastern Ghouta, Karl Blanchet, Director of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre, has issued a statement condemning the blatant disregard for international humanitarial law. Drawing on his experiences from the siege of Sarajevo, he calls on the international community to take urgent political action and urges for the evacuation of civilians.

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Free online course on Health in Humanitarian Crises

The School’s Health in Humanitarian Crises free online course has now come to an end, with more than 15,000 learners and over 190 countries and territories represented worldwide. We extend our thanks to all of our contributors from the School and international organisations across the world, as this could not have been achieved without their valuable time, expertise, and personal insights

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New short course: Health System Assessment in Humanitarian Crises

This course will familiarise participants with a health systems approach to health care for communities in low- and middle-income countries affected by humanitarian crises.

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RECAP: Strengthening Research Capacity and Capability

RECAP’s vision is to strengthen research capacity and capability, to generate knowledge for improving decision-making and accountability. This will help support preparedness and response to humanitarian crises and epidemics. The project focuses on the sectors of health and protection with six work streams and four capacity building ones.

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