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In Place of War

This blog was written by Holly Rothwell relating to her work placement as part of the MA Humanitarian and Conflict Response programme. I worked with In Place of War as a Fundraising Researcher. In Place of War was, and still is, an enigma to me. Their purpose is...

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How development shaped the shrinking of Aral Sea

This blog has been written by Zumrad Mirzalieva, a  second year undergraduate student participating in the Disasters and Development unit module, in the BSc International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response programme. The blog discusses how development...

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Disaster Recovery: What about the environment?

This blog has been written by Klara Vybihalova on disaster recovery. It was one of two blogs which were amongst the highest calibre for the whole cohort in the Culture and Disasters Module ( MSc International and Disaster Management program). Imagine that you live in...

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Joseph’s story

In January, a group of masters students from the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute presented 18-year-old South Sudanese footballer Joseph Muyang with signed Manchester United gear, provided by the Manchester United Foundation. The following post is written...

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iBSc Campaign Video Success

This blog has been written by Jenna Murray de Lopez on the Intercalating BSc in Global Health and the videos have been produced by students as part of their course assessment. Each year at HCRI we welcome 3rd  and 4th year medical students from across the UK (and...

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Pecha Kucha: 20 images. 20 seconds. 1 chance.

This blog has been published by Ben Pollock and Melissa Colak (current postgraduate students in International Disaster Management) who arranged the Pecha Kucha event last month,  in collaboration with colleagues in the HCRI faculty and office. A big thanks to Billy...

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