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As Attacks on Ukraine’s Healthcare System Continue, We’re Supporting Facilities

As the war grinds on in Ukraine, we’re helping health facilities to continue saving lives despite difficulties and danger.

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April Snapshots 2024

Providing Health Services in Venezuela Venezuela’s severe economic crisis has weakened its healthcare system, with many health facilities lacking the basic supplies needed to provide primary healthcare and to prevent and treat illnesses. In addition to providing staff to conduct medical consultations, we’ve helped to strengthen the health system in Venezuela by providing training for …

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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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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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“It Gives Me Great Joy to See the Amazing Work Our Field Teams Are Doing”

Meet Njoroge Kamau, who was recently promoted to Country Director in Somalia. How long have you been at International Medical Corps? Seven years. What is your background? My undergraduate training was in public health, which forms the bulk of my career history. I also have graduate training in various fields, including global development and health …

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Responding to the Growing Displacement Crisis in the DRC

Violent clashes in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have forced tens of thousands from their homes in search of safety. Since January 2024, more than 200,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have sheltered in the Kirotshe health zone—which includes Goma, the capital of North Kivu province—at nearby IDP camps. Until recently, International Medical Corps …

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A Look Back: Two Years Since the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

International Medical Corps’ history in Ukraine dates back to 1999, but we’ve working consistently in the country since 2014, when conflict broke out in the southeast. Based in Mariupol, our team provided outpatient primary healthcare, mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS), gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and treatment services, and immunization support. When Russia invaded Ukraine …

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A Shared Global Vision: Our Top 10 Images from 2023

Like so many recent years, 2023 was a year of challenge and heartbreak for too many communities worldwide—wars rage on, the dangerous effects of climate change are on the rise and millions of people have been displaced from their homes, facing an uncertain future. Yet with the help of our global community of generous supporters, …

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November Snapshots 2023

Fighting Period Poverty, Climate Change and Water-borne Disease in Zimbabwe Amid a decade of economic decline in Zimbabwe due to ongoing drought and, more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic, we have delivered quality health and nutrition services to vulnerable people in food-insecure rural areas, contributed to improved nutrition and helped reduce the spread of waterborne diseases …

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Mental Health Services Offer Hope to War-Affected Ukrainians

The village of Borodianka is located 50 kilometers from the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. The settlement came under heavy attack from Russian forces at the beginning of the invasion, which damaged scores of civilian buildings and killed hundreds of people. One of the damaged civilian facilities in Borodianka is a psychoneurological residential-care institution with a geriatric …

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