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Alumni Update: Andy McElroy (IDHA 16, IDHA Lecturer)

In a recent article for UNISDR, Andy McElroy (IDHA 16, IDHA Lecturer) talks about the importance of the Hotel Resilient Initiative in creating safe situations and heightened response efforts in places where there is a high level of tourism. In another article, Andy discusses the Mongolian launch of public-private partnership for disaster relief.

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Alumni Update: Dr. Sr. Ephigenia Gachiri IBVM (IIHA and IDHA Guest Lecturer)

Dr. Sr. Ephigenia Gachiri, IBVM (IIHA and IDHA Guest Lecturer) continues her work and advocacy to stop the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The Loreto Sisters’ Project, Termination of Female Genital Mutilation, has focused on the reduction of FGM through seminar based education in rural Kenya. The project’s 2014-2015 narrative report details the progress and challenges encountered while trying to combat this practice.

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IIHA Prepares for Spring 2015 Courses

In preparation for the IIHA’s upcoming courses in Geneva, Barcelona, and the UK, IIHA Program Officer Kasia Laskowski (IDHA 40, MIHA) visited various humanitarian organizations and agencies in Europe over the past few weeks. During the course of her tour, Kasia caught up with several IIHA Alumni and Faculty including Luvini Ranasinghe (IDHA 35, CPMER 3, HNTC 9), Pamela Lupton-Bowers (IDHA Facilitator)Rachel Morgan Agelou (IDHA 28, CivMil 1), Chris Staines (IDHA Lecturer, CPMER 2), Jean-François Goulay (IDHA Lecturer), Hannele Haggman (IDHA Lecturer), Tessa Kelly (IDHA Lecturer), Mariann Hafredal (IDHA 40), David Gal (IDHA 34, MIHA), Bela Szilagyi (IDHA 22, IDHA Lecturer, HNTC 4), and Daniela Traldi (IDHA 40). As the new year approaches, we hope to keep in touch with and see more of you throughout our travels! Find out where we will be.

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