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Six-Month Update: Our Emergency Responses in Israel and Gaza

International Medical Corps’ field hospital in Gaza is currently providing lifesaving medical services to as many as 800 civilians every day.

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Six-Month Update: Our Emergency Responses in Israel and Gaza

Israel In Israel, where International Medical Corps does not have an operational presence, we are supporting ongoing response and recovery efforts by long-time partner JDC, which is providing health and mental health services to affected communities—with a focus on children, older people and people with disabilities—as well as training first responders and healthcare workers. Gaza …

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Fleeing War in Sudan, Refugees Find Hope in South Sudan

On April 15, 2023, clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces erupted in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Over the past year, the fighting has spread nationwide, displacing about 8.2 million people inside and outside of Sudan, which now has the world’s largest number of displaced people and the most significant …

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Making a Difference for This Generation—and the Next

Meet Pamela Murakwani, our Nutrition Director in Zimbabwe. Where are you based? I am based in the beautiful city of Bulawayo, also popularly known as “The City of Kings (and Queens).” It’s my hometown and the second-largest city in Zimbabwe. What is your background? I’m a public health nutritionist and graduated with a Master’s degree …

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The Children of Yemen’s Civil War: What We’re Doing to Help

If you’re a child in Yemen, you probably don’t remember a time before the war. You’re probably hungry. About 2.7 million children are acutely malnourished, while two in three Yemenis don’t know where their next meal is coming from. You may not have had your routine vaccinations—almost one-quarter of Yemeni children under 12 months haven’t. …

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Six-Month Update: Our Emergency Responses in Morocco and Libya

In September 2023, back-to-back natural disasters struck Morocco and Libya, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. International Medical Corps responded in both countries within 72 hours. Our Impact Thanks to our supporters, we: helped 67,911 people; deployed 14 mobile medical units (MMUs); provided 31,688 people with lifesaving emergency and primary health consultations; conducted 2,032 mental health and psychosocial support …

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February Snapshots 2024

Supporting Ukraine Two+ Years After the Russian Invasion This February marked two years since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Since then, about one-third of the population has been forced to flee their homes, healthcare facilities and infrastructure are under constant attack and millions of people need help getting their basic survival needs met. Thanks to …

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Delivering Lifesaving Care and Services in Northwest Cameroon

Since 2008, International Medical Corps has provided lifesaving nutrition and health services in Cameroon’s Northwest region, where armed conflict presents significant challenges to the delivery of humanitarian aid. Violence displaces families, interferes with freedom of movement and limits access to health services. Despite these hazards, our staff in Cameroon operates across the underserved Northwest region, …

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Helping Muhammad Walk Without Pain

Muhammad is a seven-year-old boy who lives in Derna, a coastal city in eastern Libya. Muhammad was born with cerebral palsy, a disorder that affects muscle tone and movement. When he was three years old, Muhammad had surgery to help ease his disabilities. Though the surgery went well, intensive post-surgery physiotherapy sessions were required as …

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Delivering Critical Supplies and Clean Water in Morocco

On September 8, 2023, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Morocco, about 45 miles southwest of Marrakech. It was the country’s deadliest earthquake since 1960 and its most powerful in more than a century. Nearly 3,000 people were killed, more than 5,600 people injured and more than 500,000 displaced. International Medical Corps immediately responded, sending an …

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Malaria: What Should You Know?

Malaria is a life-threatening disease that causes neurologic problems and can lead to death if it goes untreated. Nearly half a million children under 5 die from malaria each year in Africa—roughly one death each minute. In Cameroon, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) recently began the world’s first routine immunization program against the mosquito-borne …

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