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A Decade of Service: International Medical Corps in Azraq Refugee Camp

When Jordan’s Azraq camp for Syrian refugees opened in 2014, International Medical Corps was there.

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Fighting Cholera in 2024: What You Should Know

In 2024, nobody needs to die because of cholera. We have already eradicated it in many countries. After major outbreaks in the 19th century, Europe and North America have eliminated cholera by improving water and sanitation infrastructure. We can easily treat cholera. Drinking an oral rehydration solution (water with added sugar and salts) helps most …

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International Medical Corps Field Hospital Designated to Receive All Trauma Cases in Central Gaza

Global humanitarian organisation International Medical Corps has received hundreds of wounded and dead at its field hospital in Deir al Balah, in central Gaza. With other hospitals now inaccessible, non-functioning or stretched to the breaking point, International Medical Corps’ facility has been designated to receive all trauma cases from the central region. In the early …

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Helicopters, Sisterhood and Hope: A Journey of Learning and Inspiration

Earlier this year, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Nigeria on a temporary deployment. The purpose of the visit was to learn about the Economic and Social Empowerment (EA$E) approach, which is integrated with the Nigeria mission’s gender-based violence (GBV) program and women’s and girls’ safe spaces (WGSS). It took me three days …

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May Snapshots 2024

Sharing Good Health Practices in Mali In Mali, our staff recently visited the village of Barbé in the central region of Mopti to conduct health awareness sessions and home visits. Internal political instability and violence have caused hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes, livestock and livelihoods in search of safety. Today more …

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International Medical Corps Implements Campaign to Address Malnutrition in Gaza

Global humanitarian organisation International Medical Corps, working in partnership with UNICEF and the Gaza and Palestine Nutrition Cluster, is implementing the “Find and Treat” campaign to address growing rates of malnutrition among children under 5 in Gaza. According to a recent needs assessment by the Global Nutrition Cluster, the situation in Gaza is alarming: the …

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A Decade of Service: International Medical Corps in Azraq Refugee Camp

In the middle of the Jordanian desert, a city of white corrugated-steel buildings stands in the dust. Azraq refugee camp opened in 2014 to ease overcrowding in Zaatari, Jordan’s other refugee camp. However, life in the camp has never been easy for the 42,000 Syrians who live behind its chain-link fences. “At first, there was …

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Are You Ready for Atlantic Hurricane Season?

Every year, devastating storms and climate-related events rip through the east coast of Central America and the Gulf Coast of the United States, causing billions in damage and robbing communities of their sense of security. Though the frequency and strength of these disasters are unpredictable, there’s one that’s not: Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs from …

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Humanitarian Operations and Supply Routes Must Be Protected to Help the Civilians of Gaza

International Medical Corps, which currently is operating two field hospitals in Gaza addressing the urgent medical needs of civilians there, is calling on all parties in the conflict to safeguard the delivery of healthcare, protect medical responders and facilities, and ensure access to quality care for civilians caught in the fighting. Recent escalating conflict in …

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Solar-Powered Water System Brings Life to Villagers

When Pakistan was hit with record-breaking monsoon flooding in 2022, critical infrastructure across the country was damaged or destroyed. Nearly two years later, communities are still rebuilding. Our water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) teams coordinate with the Public Health Department in Pakistan to identify communities in need, where we then build or rehabilitate water and …

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