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More Than Medicine: How We Care for Displaced People in the DRC

Our teams bring care to displaced families and host communities affected by the ongoing violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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July Snapshots 2023

Promoting Mental Health in Lebanon Lebanon continues to struggle with an unprecedented economic crisis. As part of our efforts to promote health and well-being among refugees and vulnerable Lebanese, International Medical Corps offers community-based activities for youth and caregivers. Our mental health team also hosts special activities for children, nurturing social connection and well-being. Through …

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MEDCOM Process Speeds Up Medical Commodities Procurement

To speed up the time it takes to get a hold of medical commodities, our Global Logistics and Supply Chain team developed a new process called MEDCOM to reduce the time it takes to process procurement requests—and ensure that our country teams have the supplies they need as quickly as possible. During 2022, we processed …

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New Solar Fridge Opens Up Possibilities in Remote Area of Cameroon

Working with the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health, we are reducing COVID-19 illness and preventing deaths by helping with vaccinations and putting hardware where it’s needed most. We recently donated a solar refrigerator—which will be used for the storage of vaccines and cold packs—to the remote health district of Mbengwi in Northwest Cameroon, where we …

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Mental Health Care in Jordan Is Just a Click Away

A woman we’ll call Samah is a 38-year-old Jordanian working at a local university. She is divorced and lives alone, and although she has relatives, her relations with them have been strained for a long time. Family tensions and economic hardships have caused psychological stress for her. She felt trapped and hopeless, and did not …

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Ebola Innovations

Ebola invariably caused deaths in the communities where it spread across Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and elsewhere. It also brought about an unparalleled level of awareness of the disease and, consequently, a number of solutions to combat it effectively. Highlight™ stands out as a noteworthy discovery among the numerous initiatives devised by students and scholars …

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Facebook’s Donate Feature to Raise Funds for International Medical Corps’ Nepal Earthquake Response

To help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal, today Facebook launched a Donate feature to raise funds for International Medical Corps’ emergency response efforts for the significant humanitarian needs following the disaster. International Medical Corps’ response teams are on the ground in Nepal working to deliver lifesaving medicines and supplies, coordinating with local …

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Building a Better Response e-Learning Launch

International Medical Corps is pleased to announce the launch of the Building a Better Response e-learning on the international humanitarian coordination system. The e-learning course aims to build the knowledge of NGO workers and other humanitarian actors in the international coordination system for large-scale emergencies, humanitarian leadership, basics of humanitarian funding and planning, and other …

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Facebook Supports International Medical Corps’ Ebola Emergency Response

To combat the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Facebook will raise awareness of the deadly disease and International Medical Corps’ emergency efforts to treat patients and train frontline health workers. International Medical Corps is operating a 70-bed Ebola Treatment Unit in Bong County, Liberia, where its first responders are providing lifesaving care.  In addition, …

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Solar Chargers Help Emergency Workers in Connecticut Respond to Superstorm Sandy

When Superstorm Sandy swept though the Caribbean, U.S., and Canada in late October, it adversely impacted over 60 million people. Thousands remain displaced from their homes; millions lost power just as the temperatures started to drop below zero; and over 100 people lost their lives in the U.S. alone. Meanwhile, another so-called “nor’easter” storm has …

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