IHSA

The International Humanitarian Studies Association is a network engaged with the study of humanitarian crises caused by natural disaster, conflict or political instability.

Diego Otegui

Diego is the President & CEO of the Imara International Humanitarian Group. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in Disaster Science and Management. The purpose of his doctoral research is to understand the logic behind the decision to send personnel to help the affected population in the aftermath of international disasters. During his doctoral studies, he has mainly focused his attention on the linkages between disasters and public security, decision making, international convergence and the role of gangs and violent groups in the aftermath of a disaster. He has presented his work at several international conferences and was honored to be deployed with a reconnaissance team to the aftermath of the Mexico Earthquakes in 2017 by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

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