Mohamad Al Huwaimel has over 30 years of experience working in humanitarian response in Jordan and the region. He is currently the Projects Coordinator at the Green Crescent Society (GCS), a national charity organisation founded in 1991.
I come from a modest family and getting access to education has been a challenge ever since I was a child. I had to pay for most of my studies, working many jobs at a time to cover my fees.
In the last decade, Kakamega County, located in the western region of Kenya, has experienced a fair share of natural disasters such as lightning strikes, seasonal flooding, and landslides during the rainy season, as well as man- made disasters such as fires, mine shaft collapse and road accidents.
Joana Villaflor, 34, is an Independent Consultant. She has worked in the development and humanitarian sector for eight years now, managing and delivering trainings and disaster risk reduction projects.
The Uganda Learning Needs Assessment conducted by the Humanitarian Leadership Academy East Africa Centre in 2016 identified capacity enhancement of local actors, including leaders as one of the priority areas.
Post-election violence has over the years been a norm in many third world countries, it is estimated that election violence occurs in roughly 50 to 60 percent of sub-Saharan Africa’s elections.
Kaya is the Humanitarian Leadership Academy’s global learning platform that enables people to prepare for and respond to crises and allows for the exchange of humanitarian information and resources.