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Serving on the Front Lines of Disaster Medicine

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina ripped through large areas of the American South, decimating homes, businesses and hospitals, and leaving thousands of people across Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi in despair. Native Mississippian John Roberts, in college at the time, volunteered to help local communities recover. What he saw there inspired him to become an emergency- and …

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International Medical Corps Mourns the Passing of Richard Riordan

International Medical Corps mourns the passing of our beloved friend and longtime supporter, Richard Riordan, one of International Medical Corps’ earliest board members. In the mid-1980s, as a Los Angeles-based humanitarian organisation with one programme at that time in Afghanistan, International Medical Corps was fortunate to have Riordan join our Board of Directors at an …

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Responding to Storm Damage in the Central US

A band of severe weather, including more than 50 tornadoes, swept through the central United States during the evening of March 31 and into the morning of April 1, killing more than 20 people, hospitalising dozens and devastating homes, businesses and critical infrastructure, including healthcare facilities. Search-and-rescue efforts are underway in response to reports of …

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Strengthening Disaster Response for Tomorrow’s Challenges

International Medical Corps has always placed a special priority on training since our founding. Training young Afghan men in the mid-1980s as paramedics was at the heart of our very first programme nearly four decades ago. In the years since, almost every operational program we have undertaken has included a training component—but throughout those years …

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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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When Something Good Comes Out of a Crisis

When New York City found itself at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, International Medical Corps rushed to provide much-needed aid to New York’s Jamaica and Flushing Hospital Medical Centers—part of the MediSys Health Network—in the form of emergency medical field units, personal protective equipment (PPE) and a total of 33 volunteer …

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We Are Responding to Hurricane Ian in Florida

After passing over Cuba, leaving millions there without power, Hurricane Ian made landfall on the southwest coast of Florida on Wednesday, September 28, as a Category 4 hurricane, with sustained winds of 155 mph and heavy rain—estimates currently range between 12 to 14 inches in central and northeastern Florida. It also brought an historic storm …

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International Medical Corps Honors Humanitarian Leaders at Annual Awards Celebration, Including Actor and Activist Sanaa Lathan and Corporate Partner AIG

International Medical Corps will honor leaders, including actor, director and activist Sanaa Lathan, and corporate partner AIG, for their dedication in helping the organization respond to humanitarian crises around the world. The Los Angeles-based relief organization will hold its Annual Awards Celebration on Thursday, September 29, at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, CA. Representatives …

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Annual Spring Luncheon 2022

This year at our Annual Spring Luncheon we were joined by 60 Minutes Sr. Producer Nicole Young and International Medical Corps staffer Dr. John Roberts, who had both recently returned from Ukraine.
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