Press Releases

2008 Press Release Archive

November 26, 2008 - Ministry of Displacement and Migration Opens Returnee Assistance Center in Baghdad; International Medical Corps Offers Key Support

November 26, 2008 - International Medical Corps Launches Online Catalog Offering Gifts That Save the Lives of Those in Need

November 4, 2008 - International Medical Corps Continues Delivering Emergency Relief in Democratic Republic of Congo as Potential for Renewed Fighting Threatens to Deepen Crisis

October 30, 2008 - International Medical Corps Delivers Emergency Supplies to 8,000 Displaced Christians in Mosul

October 29, 2008 - International Medical Corps Emergency Team Addressing Needs Following Deadly Pakistan Earthquakes

October 25, 2008 - International Medical Corps Delivers Medical and Water and Sanitation Services to Pakistanis Displaced from Fighting

October 15, 2008 - International Medical Corps Stepping Up Emergency Assistance to Displaced Christians in Northern Iraq

October 14, 2008 - World Food Day ’08 Marked by Continued Global Food Shortages and Soaring Prices; Millions Remain at Risk of Malnutrition

October 14, 2008 - International Medical Corps Wins $100,000 Grant from American Express to Save Malnourished Children

October 13, 2008 - International Medical Corps Responds to the Emerging Displacements in Ninewa, Iraq

October 1, 2008 -Project to Save the Lives of Malnourished Children Voted Top 5 in American Express Members Project

September 26, 2008 -International Medical Corps Offices in Somalia’s Central Region Looted; Activities Suspended

September 25, 2008 -Crucial medical supplies rushed to Baghdad

September 12, 2008 - International Medical Corps Matched With Top 25 American Express Members Project, “Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children”

September 10, 2008 - International Medical Corps Prepares Emergency Response for Areas Impacted by Hurricane Ike”

August 25, 2008 - Aftermath of Liberian Civil War

August 13, 2008 - International Medical Corps Deploys to Georgia to Address Humanitarian Need

August 11, 2008 - International Medical Corps Partners with Independent High Electoral Commission of Iraq

August 8, 2008 - International Medical Corps Prepares Response to Crisis in Ossetia; Refugees in Need of Warm Clothing, Blankets

July 7, 2008 - International Medical Corps Mourns the Loss of Three Humanitarian Workers in Afghanistan; Another Injured

July 3, 2008 - International Medical Corps Health Alert

June 28, 2008 - Kidnapped International Medical Corps Staff in Somalia Now Safe

June 24, 2008 - GE and GE Foundation to Provide Additional $1.2 Million to Address Darfur Crisis 

June 13, 2008 - Aid Agencies Cooperate to Help Cyclone Survivors in Myanmar

May 28, 2008 - International Medical Corps and Syrian Arab Red Crescent Open Clinic in Syria

May 27, 2008 - Iraq Football Legend Finds Team in International Medical Corps

May 26, 2008 - Iraq Football Legend Finds Team in International Medical Corps

May 16, 2008 - International Medical Corps Deploys Team to Bangkok; Identifies Local Partner in Myanmar

May 8, 2008 - International Medical Corps Doctors Receive Prestigious Award; Niarchos Prize Recognizes Life-Saving Contributions in Iraq, Afghanistan

April 14, 2008 - Concerned Over Crisis - International Medical Corps Calls for Long-Term Assistance to Iraqis

April 9, 2008 - International Medical Corps Assists People of Sadr City

April 8, 2008 - International Medical Corps Promotes Conflict Resolution in Northern Lebanon

April 2, 2008 - International Medical Corps Signs MoU to Expand Support to Iraqi Refugees

April 2, 2008 - Curfew Affects Health and Livelihood of Iraqis – International Medical Corps Responds

March 27, 2008 - Somalia Crisis Deteriorates, International Medical Corps Warns

March 27, 2008 - International Medical Corps Becomes First American NGO to Operate in Syria

March 25, 2008 - Less Food for More People in Need

March 20, 2008 - International Medical Corps, Starbucks and Ethos Water Unite for World Water Day

March 5, 2008 -Climber and Humanitarian Embarks on Journey to Climb Seven Summits to Support Women in Africa

February 29, 2008 - International Medical Corps and Heart to Heart International Provide Medical Assistance to Displaced Kenyans

February 25, 2008 - Kenyans at Risk of Long-Term Food Insecurity and Malnutrition

February 01, 2008 - Facing Reverse Migration, International Medical Corps Prepares for New Challenges in Southern Sudan

February 5, 2008 -Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Awards $2.6 Million to International Medical Corps for Emergency Response in Kenya a>

January 31, 2008 - International Medical Corps Temporarily Suspends Medical Services in Eldoret After Second Politician is Killed

January 23, 2008 - AmeriCares and International Medical Corps Bring Relief for Displaced Kenyans

January 18, 2008 - International Medical Corps Health Alert

January 14, 2008 - Lack of Food Remains Priority for Desperate Kibera Population – International Medical Corps Provides Health Services; Targeted Nutritional Support

January 13, 2008 - International Medical Corps Calls for Humanitarian Surge in Iraq

January 11, 2008 - International Medical Corps Provides Basic Health Services to Desperate Kibera Population

January 9, 2008 - Nairobi Slum Population Sliding Toward Desperation

January 8, 2008 - International Medical Corps Assists Displaced Kenyans - Humanitarian Crisis Worsens

January 3, 2008 - International Medical Corps to Assist Displaced and Injured Kenyans

January 3, 2008 - International Medical Corps Signs onto Letter Asking U.S. to Take Lead in Iraqi Refugee Crisis

January 2, 2008 - International Medical Corps monitors Situation in Kenya Programs Impacted