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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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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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With Your Help in 2023

In 2023, your support enabled our teams to provide services and support to more than 18 million people in almost 30 countries around the world. Watch and see how your support changed—and saved—lives.

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Logistics and Procurement Team Fights Climate Change

As climate change-related catastrophes devastate the communities where we work, International Medical Corps is working hard to adapt. And there is perhaps no part of our organization that can make a bigger impact on lowering our emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases than the Global Logistics & Supply Chain team, which oversees …

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Empowering Women and Girls Around the World

In times of crisis, violence against women and girls can escalate. International Medical Corps is at the forefront of preventing and responding to gender-based violence (GBV) in countries around the world. Our teams offer community-based services not only to prevent violence but also to reduce stigma for survivors and promote women’s empowerment and economic independence. …

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October Snapshots 2023

Responding to the Cholera Outbreak in Ethiopia International Medical Corps works in Ethiopia to provide treatment for malnourished children as well as programs in food security, livelihoods, comprehensive healthcare, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Ethiopia is one of several countries experiencing recurrent cholera outbreaks. Cholera is a waterborne disease spread by eating food or …

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September Snapshots 2023

Responding in Libya and Morocco Our teams are on the ground providing medical relief to survivors of the Libya floods and Morocco earthquake, as well as to communities around the world affected by extreme weather and other disasters. In Libya, where more than 40,000 flood survivors have been displaced from their homes, we have three …

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No Matter Where, Getting It There (Fast)

Logistics: the process of planning and executing the efficient procurement of goods, services and works, and the transportation and storage of those goods from the point of origin to the point of consumption or end use. Few areas of work at International Medical Corps have undergone greater change since we launched our first humanitarian mission …

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How Climate Change Will Change the Future of Humanitarian Response

With each passing day, climate change is getting more real. It does not distinguish between the rich or the poor, the powerful or the weak. Sooner or later, every person on the planet will feel its effects—and a growing body of evidence indicates it will be sooner rather than later. As a global humanitarian organisation, …

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Understanding and Preparing for Atlantic Hurricane Season

1. When Is Hurricane Season in the Atlantic? The Atlantic Hurricane season lasts nearly half the year, starting in June and culminating in November. However, these hurricanes are not sticklers for punctuality. Early or late arrivals can happen, leaving communities with more than six months of watching, waiting and bracing for a storm—each with a …

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Humanitarians for Happiness

Humanitarian work is not easy. It requires dedication, courage, passion and the willingness to travel far and wide—sometimes in extremely dangerous and difficult conditions—to help people in need. But, as difficult as it is, it also can be rewarding. At International Medical Corps, our mission is to save lives and relieve human suffering. This is …

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