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Six-Month Update: Our Emergency Responses in Israel and Gaza

International Medical Corps’ field hospital in Gaza is currently providing lifesaving medical services to as many as 800 civilians every day.

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Six-Month Update: Our Emergency Responses in Israel and Gaza

Israel In Israel, where International Medical Corps does not have an operational presence, we are supporting ongoing response and recovery efforts by long-time partner JDC, which is providing health and mental health services to affected communities—with a focus on children, older people and people with disabilities—as well as training first responders and healthcare workers. Gaza …

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Fleeing War in Sudan, Refugees Find Hope in South Sudan

On April 15, 2023, clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces erupted in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Over the past year, the fighting has spread nationwide, displacing about 8.2 million people inside and outside of Sudan, which now has the world’s largest number of displaced people and the most significant …

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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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Delivering Critical Supplies and Clean Water in Morocco

On September 8, 2023, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Morocco, about 45 miles southwest of Marrakech. It was the country’s deadliest earthquake since 1960 and its most powerful in more than a century. Nearly 3,000 people were killed, more than 5,600 people injured and more than 500,000 displaced. International Medical Corps immediately responded, sending an …

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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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Navigating the Challenges of Providing Security in Conflict Zones

For 40 years, International Medical Corps has deployed to countries in need of humanitarian assistance. When a region is hit by hurricane, earthquake or other natural disaster, we are often on the ground within 24 hours. We also deploy during times of conflict—situations that create unique security challenges for our teams that natural disasters do …

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Responding to the Growing Displacement Crisis in the DRC

Violent clashes in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have forced tens of thousands from their homes in search of safety. Since January 2024, more than 200,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have sheltered in the Kirotshe health zone—which includes Goma, the capital of North Kivu province—at nearby IDP camps. Until recently, International Medical Corps …

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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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