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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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Special Visits Help Libya Field Teams

Humanitarian needs caused by catastrophic flooding have persisted in northeast Libya since torrential rains from Storm Daniel caused two dams to collapse upstream from the coastal city of Derna in September 2023. The disaster exacerbated already-limited capacity in hospitals and primary healthcare (PHC) facilities—characterised by medication and staff shortages, infrastructure damage and insufficient equipment. During …

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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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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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“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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December Snapshots 2023

Bringing Vital Mental Health Services to Ukraine The Russian invasion of Ukraine has had significant effects on the mental health of people throughout the country. International Medical Corps has a long history of working both directly and with local partner organisations in Ukraine to provide mental health services to people affected by the unseen wounds …

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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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When Disaster Struck Morocco and Libya, We Rushed In

When catastrophic natural disasters struck Morocco and Libya, International Medical Corps responded immediately. As usual, we are working with local partners and public authorities to provide critical care and supplies in the aftermath of these tragedies—and will expand the scope of our responses as needs dictate. Massive Earthquake in Morocco On September 8, a 6.8-magnitude …

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Providing Humanitarian Aid After Libya Flooding

International Medical Corps’ David Eastman explains how the organization has been rushing medicines and medical supplies to the hard-hit city of Derna.

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