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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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 1 and September 30th.

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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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