Larry Hollingworth, CBE, visiting professor at the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA), has worked in humanitarian aid agencies since the 1980s. He creates curriculum and teaches in Fordham’s IIDHA program.
On April 16th, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador; many local efforts started immediately, and in the days to follow, many governments and international organizations began arriving with assistance.
Following last year’s MHCE course in Ethiopia, two participants – Sujen Man Maharjanand Caitlin Cockcroft-McKay – wrote about their experience and shared how the comprehensive and intensive training positively impacted them.
The graduation ceremony at the Lincoln Center campus honored 50 students from 28 countries who’d completed four weeks of intense training, classwork, and team-building exercises required for the International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance (IDHA).