The Front-lines of Libya: Health Care in the Crossfire

Providing bipartisan health care among hand grenades in a war zone can be tricky to master. One must first find the best means possible of serving any individual in distress, regardless of their affiliation within the politics of the conflict.

In Libya, Bedouins Give Up Own Homes to Neighbors Fleeing Violence

Their city of Ajdabiya is under siege and they seek safety in the desert, finding protection among their larger Bedouin family. Our team is tasked with delivering medical care and basic supplies to nearly 50,000 people who are in great need but also fear being found.


November 5, 2014 - Conditions worsen in Benghazi as fighting intensifies

August 18, 2014 - Libya: Cross-Border Aid Reaches 12,000 Displaced Civilians in Western Libya

December 3, 2013 - International Medical Corps Marks World Disability Day

April 25, 2013 - Transcending Disability in Libya: Hannah’s Story

January 2, 2013 - GE Citizenship: Promoting Mental Health & Well-Being in Libya

December 20, 2012 - Removing Barriers for the Disabled in Libya

October 3, 2012 - Living with Cerebral Palsy in Libya: Mohamed's Story

September 10, 2012 - Aspiring to Even More Than Paralympic Glory for Disabled People Worldwide

August 15, 2012 - Boston College Chronicle: Libya, One Year Later

July 27, 2012 - A Country with Fourteen Psychiatrists

July 16, 2012 - Western Libya: Vital Health Care for Families at the Bursharda Center

July 13, 2012 - Moving Forward in Libya: Promoting Mental Health & Well-being

July 10, 2012 - As Libya Holds National Elections, World-Renowned Photographers Unveil Exhibit to Promote Peace & Rebuilding

July 3, 2012 - Providing Lifesaving Care for Families in Remote Western Mountains, Libya

April 27, 2012 - Supporting the Men and Women of Libya: An Interview with Igbal

April 27, 2012 - Libyan Medical Student Learns Lifesaving Skills at International Medical Corps-supported Hospital

April 25, 2012 - World-Renowned Photographers to Exhibit Images from the Front Lines of the War in Libya in Effort to Promote Peace and Rebuilding

March 6, 2012 - Q&A with Colleen Fitzgerald, Mental Health & Psychosocial Program Manager, International Medical Corps Libya

February 23, 2012 - A Rhode Island Hospital Physician's Experience in Front-line Field Hospital in Libya

February 8, 2012 - ConocoPhillips Provides Critical Support to International Medical Corps’ In Addressing Shortage of Nurses in Libya

January 4, 2012 - Internal Medicine News: Helping Out in Libya

November 23, 2011 - The Front-lines of Libya: Health Care in the Crossfire

October 12, 2011 - The Guardian: International Medical Corps provides aid at Sitre battle site in Libya

October 4, 2011 - After 180 Days of Civil Conflict, a Need for Mental Health Support in Libya

September 27, 2011 - On the Front-lines in Libya: Q&A with Medical Volunteer Dr. Pranav Shetty

July 16, 2011 - Libya: 120 Day Response (pdf)

June 20, 2011 - On World Refugee Day, International Medical Corps Highlights Plight of Those Fleeing Conflict in Libya, Sudan and Around the World

May 5, 2011 - Amid Allegations of Rape Being Used as a Weapon of War in Libya, International Medical Corps Steps Up Efforts to Address Needs of Survivors

May 4, 2011 - PBS NewsHour: In Misrata Port, Ship Braves Shelling to Save Patients, Migrant Workers

April 11, 2011 - In Libya, Bedouins Give Up Own Homes to Neighbors Fleeing Violence

April 8, 2011 - Q & A with Dr. Solomon Kuah, International Medical Corps Volunteer, Libya Emergency Response Team

March 28, 2011 - With Escalation of Violence in Eastern Libya and 600,000 Civilians in Need of Humanitarian Assistance, International Medical Corps Teams Deliver Emergency Health Care and Supplies

March 26, 2011 - As Conflict in Libya Escalates, International Medical Corps Teams in Libya, Tunisia & Egypt Providing Critically Needed Care and Supplies

March 24, 2011 - International Medical Corps Providing Critically Needed Care and Supplies to 25,000 People Displaced from Ajdabiya, Eastern Libya

March 17, 2011 - Teams in Libya and Tunisia Find Most Urgent Needs Include Qualified Nurses, Water/Sanitation/Hygiene Services, Psychosocial Support

March 8, 2011 - International Medical Corps Teams Addressing Needs of Those Affected by Deadly Clashes in Libya

March 4, 2011 - Video: Report from the Libya/Tunisia Border

February 25, 2011 - International Medical Corps Team Entering Libya to Address Needs of Those Affected By Deadly Clashes