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Alumni Update: Barry Finette (IDHA 33, IDHA Tutor)

THINKmd0be5531e-3b34-48e2-abdc-c3c9d0e72ed5 Founder and CEO, Barry Finette (IDHA 33, IDHA Tutor) recently shared news about his organization, which recently won the Innovation into Action Challenge for its clinical assessment tool, MEDSINC, and also formalized a strategic partnership with Save the Children.

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Alumni Update: Samantha Andrews (SIHA 2, DMTC 6)

Samantha Andrews (SIHA 2, DMTC 6), intern for the Council on Foreign Relations’ Center for Preventive Action (CFA), recently wrote a piece on the rise of the Islamic State in Yemen.

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Alumni Update: Gorfu Megerssa (IDHA 43)

Gorfu Megerssa (IDHA 43), Programs Manager for UMCOR Sudan, authored two articles about UMCOR’s ongoing projects in Darfur including Lifesaving Skills Training and a seed improvement project.

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Alumni Reunion: Abdullah Zaman (IDHA 47) and Lejla Hrasnica (IDHA 2, IDHA Alumni Council Chairperson)

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Abdullah Zaman (IDHA 47)
and Lejla Hrasnica (IDHA 2, IDHA Alumni Council Chairperson) meet in Islamabad.

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Alumni Update: James Tan (IDHA 44)

James Tan (IDHA 44) of Rescue & Relief International recently shared a post with the IIHA: “Remembering the devastated but resilient Nepalese communities that RRI had the privilege of serving and befriending, one year on….”

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Alumni Update: Matthew Hollingworth (IDHA 1)

Matthew untitledHollingworth (IDHA 1) was featured in an article, “WFP Raises Alarm Over Threats to Fragile Syria Truce” from the DailyMail.com. His comments stress how an end to the ceasefire will exacerbate already existing challenges to accessing vulnerable populations, putting even more lives at risk.

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Alumni Update: Timo Luege (IDHA 21)

Timo Luege’s (IDHA 21) most recent article “Telecoms cluster strategy emphasizes #Commisaid but raises questions” has been posted on his blog, Social Media for Good and talks about the 2015 Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) goals and how they will attempt to improve humanitarian response efforts by the year 2020.

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Alumni Update: Pau Vidal S.J. (IDHA 43) and Alvar Sanchez S.J. (HNTC 8)

vidalOn March 30th, Pau Vidal, S.J. (IDHA 43), JRS Maban Project Director, and Alvar Sanchez, S.J. (HNTC 8), JRS Maban Education Coordinator, spoke about their work in the intervention of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in northern South Sudan.  In the video, Pau emphasizes that “life is not only about a body to be fed, a body to be sheltered but life is also about meaning, learning and preparing for a future.” JRS supports host community members, refugees and internally displaced persons, by providing them with teaching opportunities in subjects ranging from English to social studies.

 

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Alumni Update: Patricia Schiavinato (IDHA 39, MIHA) and Anissa Toscano (IDHA 11, IDHA Lecturer)

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Patricia Schiavinato (IDHA 39, MIHA), now working for International Organization for Migration IOM, and Anissa Toscano (IDHA 11, IDHA Lecturer), with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), recently met during a cash distribution in Nepal! Anissa was even sporting the famous IDHA cap!

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Alumni Update: Sadig Elamin (IDHA 21, IDHA Tutor)

13692487_10157208449290615_7376667747576837814_n“Had the pleasure and honor to tutor and teach in another IDHA. This was the 6th time to tutor in the International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance (IDHA) offered by CIHC and IIHA.” -Sadig Elamin (IDHA 21, IDHA Tutor)

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