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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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A Decade of Waiting: Omar’s Life-Changing Surgery

The war in Syria cost Omar his left foot and severely injured his eye and the left side of his face. His injuries were so severe that he’d given up on education and building a future. Then he met our team.

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One Year On: Syria & Türkiye Earthquakes

On February 6, 2023, two earthquakes—7.8- and 7.5-magnitude—struck Syria and Türkiye, followed by more than 570 aftershocks over the next 24 hours. The earthquakes resulted in: more than 56,000 deaths, with many thousands more injured nearly 245,000 buildings being damaged or completely destroyed the displacement of 5.6 million people an estimated $39.3 billion in damages …

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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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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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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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Six Months Have Passed, but Syrians Devastated by Earthquakes Still Need Our Help

In the early hours of February 6, people in Türkiye and Syria were jolted awake by a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake, followed hours later by a second devastating 7.5-magnitude quake. Eventually, the two quakes and thousands of aftershocks killed more than 50,000 people, and displaced nearly 6 million. International Medical Corps responded immediately in both countries, …

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Lifting Up Syria Through Humanitarian Assistance – and Basketball

In many ways, Sharif Al Osh is a typical International Medical Corps staff member. Each day, he goes to the office in Damascus, Syria, where he works as a Grants Manager—acting as the bridge between the programme and support units, communicating with donors and headquarters, and preparing grant reports. After work, he goes to the …

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March Snapshots 2023

Prioritising Staff Well-Being Providing humanitarian assistance in disaster and crisis situations can take a toll on the physical and mental health of frontline first responders. Because many of our staff are local to the communities they serve, they often can be directly affected by a crisis at the same time they’re working to provide lifesaving …

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