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Harry MacNeil

Harry MacNeil born and raised in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia is a Logistics Officer with broad humanitarian experience.Harry earned an Instrumentation Engineering diploma from George Brown College in 1984. He has installed and commissioned computer control systems in Asia and South America for national power plants, mining companies and pulp and paper plants. Prior to MSF he spent several years with the Canadian National Red Cross Disaster Response Team responding to local disasters as well as hurricane disasters in the southern US. He also led a team of 30 Red Cross volunteers in Toronto serving the homeless and victims of home fires.He has travelled extensively throughout Asia, South America, Europe, North Africa and Canada. Harry has worked with seven projects with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). For nine months in 2005-2006, he was a Logistics Officer in Darfur, Sudan working in the IDP camps. His responsibilities were in the basic health care centers, therapeutic feeding centres and mobile clinics. His work also included water and sanitation and all round logistics including security. In 2008 he was deployed to Zimbabwe for several months where he implemented water, sanitation and health care waste management systems in hospitals and clinics. In early 2009, Harry worked as an MSF Project Coordinator in Tari, Papua New Guinea and later in the year he worked as an MSF Emergency Logistical Coordinator for a cholera epidemic in Ethiopia. In 2010 he worked in 2 emergencies in northern Nigeria for a lead poisoning outbreak and a flood response. In the fall of 2013, he was an Emergency Logistics Coordinator during the Philippines Typhoon. In 2007 and 2008 Harry was the Logistics Coordinator for the ‘Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City’, USA and Canada tours. The camp was a 5,000 sq. ft. outdoor traveling exhibit to bring awareness to people here of the plight of refugees and internally displaced people.Harry has also served as a temporary backup, when needed, in the MSF Canadian office as a Human Resources Officer, recruiting and placing new and experienced field workersto the field.