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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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January Snapshots 2024

Creating Accessible Resources in the DRC Years after the official end of a decade-long civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), violence remains pervasive throughout the eastern part of the country. Sexual abuse of women and children continues to escalate, and more than one-third of the population lacks access to basic healthcare. …

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International Medical Corps Deploys Field Hospital in Gaza to Help Civilians Affected by War

In response to the war and worsening humanitarian situation in Gaza, International Medical Corps has deployed a field hospital to provide lifesaving medical care to civilians affected by the conflict. The Los Angeles-based global first responder is taking a multi-pronged approach to ensure continuity of care in Gaza, focusing on increasing access to health and …

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Israel / Gaza Crisis

International Medical Corps is horrified by the Hamas terrorist attacks and the loss of lives in Israel. The further loss of lives in Gaza is tragically impacting families caught in the crossfire. Humanitarian assistance for families is critically needed across the region. We do not have an operational presence in Israel and, as is often …

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Helping Children in Gaza Break Free from Fear and Shame

Nine-year-old Aliyah* started to wet her bed after the Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalated in May 2021. The airstrikes and bombardment that followed left her so fearful that she was afraid to even step outside her home, especially at night. Sleeping became a source of anxiety for her, and her academic performance deteriorated. “I have nightmares about …

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Snapshots June 2021

Providing Clean Water and Lifesaving Support in Yemen Tragically, 80% of people in Yemen rely on aid to survive. Our teams in Yemen are providing lifesaving medical assistance, equipment and access to clean water. At the Heratha camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), we’re working tirelessly to ensure that the community has access to clean …

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Snapshots May 2021

Responding to the COVID-19 Surge in India India is currently fighting a wave of COVID-19 that is sickening hundreds of thousands — and killing thousands — every day. We’re continuing to work with local partners to provide critical care at overwhelmed healthcare facilities and COVID-19 treatment centers throughout the country. We are working with our …

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AFTERMATH: How One Family is Recovering From the 2014 Gaza-Israel Conflict

by Tahny, 32 years old, International Medical Corps beneficiary The 50-day war in Gaza during the summer of 2014 destroyed 20,000 homes and forever changed the lives of many families. Those who lived near the border with Israel were evacuated to shelters. After the war, many mothers and children returned to their neighborhoods to find …

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International Medical Corps Delivering Critical Mental Health Care for Families Affected by Violence in Gaza

In response to the humanitarian emergency in Gaza, International Medical Corps has deployed three doctors and one nurse to support the emergency health response. Having operated in Gaza since 2008, the organization is assessing immediate humanitarian needs and providing mental health and psychosocial support to families affected by the violence. According to UNICEF, at least 373,000 …

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