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

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, International Medical Corps has expanded our work throughout the country. Here’s a look at how we’ve helped.

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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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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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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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August Snapshots 2023

Revisiting Flood Survivors in Pakistan In response to last year’s floods in Pakistan, we provided delivery kits to pregnant women to ensure a safe and successful childbirth. We also monitored the health of expectant mothers through regular visits, providing vital medicine and offering counseling. Sapa and Jonjhi Bai are just two of the women who …

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Bringing Hope to Pregnant Women in the Aftermath of Pakistan’s Floods

Editor’s Note: This week is the second in a series of features written by Arshad Ali Sodhro, a community mobiliser in Pakistan, where International Medical Corps has worked since 1985. In 2022, the country experienced an extreme monsoon season, with weeks of heavy rainfall causing widespread flooding and landslides. Some 33 million people were affected—with …

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Battling an Outbreak of Skin Diseases

Editor’s Note: This week, we publish the first in a series of features written by Arshad Ali Sodhro, a community mobilizer in Pakistan, where International Medical Corps has worked since 1985. In 2022, the country experienced an extreme monsoon season, with weeks of heavy rainfall causing widespread flooding and landslides. Some 33 million people were …

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Children Suffering from Watery Diarrhoea Receive Lifesaving Treatment

As a communications officer with International Medical Corps in Pakistan, I recently had the opportunity to visit flood-affected communities in Union Council Phuladiyon, in Sindh province, one of the areas hit hardest by monsoon flooding last year. I met with people, listened to what they had experienced and saw how our mobile medical teams are …

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Emergency Deliveries Save Mothers and Newborns in Afghanistan and Pakistan

International Medical Corps has provided emergency healthcare services in Afghanistan and Pakistan for nearly 40 years. Our mobile teams, which include midwives, doctors, nurses and mental health counselors, travel to far-flung, underserved communities to provide primary healthcare, including maternal care and emergency deliveries. Childbirth does not wait for ideal circumstances—thankfully, our experienced teams are there …

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International Medical Corps 2022 End-of-Year Briefing

Dr. Javed Ali, David Eastman and Susan Mangicaro, leaders of our emergency responses in Ukraine, East Africa and South Asia, and the US, look back at our work in 2022 and share key insights on our priorities for humanitarian relief in 2023.
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Do You Take Your Toilet for Granted?

Though it’s easy to snigger when thinking of toilets, it’s a deadly serious subject. Billions of people worldwide do not have access to safe sanitation, with hundreds of millions forced to defecate in the open. That’s why, since 2013, the world has celebrated World Toilet Day on November 19. This year, International Medical Corps is …

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