Cyril Bennouna

Cyril Bennouna is interested in the ways that governments, civil society, and international actors work together to address the needs of people affected by conflict and natural disaster. He has worked on several CPC Learning Network projects, including a global study on the ethics of child participation in emergency-related assessments and research, and a study exploring the relationship between natural disasters and household violence in Haiti. For two years, Cyril was the Technical Lead for Research at the Center on Child Protection and Wellbeing (PUSKAPA) in Indonesia, a long-time CPC partner. Cyril has also served as a researcher for the Program on Forced Migration and Health at the Mailman School of Public Health, the Columbia Group for Children in Adversity, and the International Trauma Studies Program. Currently based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he has conducted field work in various parts of the United States, as well as Indonesia, Somalia, Ghana, Thailand, Haiti, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He earned his Master’s Degree in Public Health from Columbia University with a focus on forced migration and humanitarian assistance.


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