Center for Humanitarian Emergencies

Driving global collaboration, research and evidence-based training to improve the lives and well-being of populations impacted by humanitarian emergencies.

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By creating sustainability and fiscal effectiveness, we can provide support across all areas of our programming from today into the far reaching future. With your help, we will be able to increase our global impact, sustainably training more fellows from crisis affected regions and providing intensive practical experiences for more students. Together we can train the future leaders in the field of humanitarian response.

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Recent News

Publication Alert

Ariel Kay, a 2019 CHE Grad, just had her article, "The burden of anaemia among displaced women and children in refugee settings worldwide, 2013–2016", published in BMJ Global Health. This paper represents the culimination of her work with the ERRB during her 2 years at Emory.  

Check out her article here.

Graduate Certificate

The Rollins School of Public Health in partnership with CDC's Emergency Response and Recovery Branch offers a Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Emergencies. The certificate combines the teaching and research strength of Emory University with the applied technical skills of the CDC's Emergency Response and Recovery Branch. The Certificate Program is available to qualified Rollins students and to other Emory graduate health schools on a case-by-case basis. The application period is between August 1st and September 6th.

Click here to view the recording of our Certificate and Application Overview Webinar.


2018 Inter-Agency Field Manual on Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings

The 2018 Inter-Agency Field Manual (IAFM) on Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings is the result of extensive collaboarative effort by the individuals that make up the Inter-Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises (IAWG). This manual is the authoritative source for Sexual and Reproductive Health in crises.

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Five Years Later, Ebola Patients Return to Emory

Dr. Kent Brantly was the first patient to be treated for Ebola virus disease in the U.S. He and fellow survivor Nancy Writebol returned to Emory on Aug. 2 to mark the fifth anniversary of their care and all that has been learned.

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NEW: World Abortion Laws Map

The Center for Reproductive Justice has just released their 2019 World Abortion Laws Map.

Explore the 2019 Map

NEW: SMART Toolkit in Arabic

The Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART) Toolkit is now available in Arabic.
View SMART Toolkit in Arabic

Margaret Bourdeaux: Why civilians suffer more once a war is over

In a war, it turns out that violence isn't the biggest killer of civilians. What is? Illness, hunger, poverty -- because war destroys the institutions that keep society running, like utilities, banks, food systems and hospitals. Physician Margaret Bourdeaux proposes a bold approach to post-conflict recovery, setting priorities on what to fix first.

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