PRESS RELEASE

International Medical Corps Staff Detained in Yemen

March 31, 2017

LOS ANGELES/LONDON–Five International Medical Corps staff members working to provide lifesaving humanitarian aid to the people of Yemen, along with two International Medical Corps-contracted drivers, were recently detained by rebels in Yemen. We are working to ensure this matter can be resolved as soon as possible.

International Medical Corps has provided humanitarian relief to the people of Yemen since 2012. Despite the ongoing conflict that has caused a steady deterioration of humanitarian conditions across the country since 2015, our relief efforts continue to provide a lifeline for families in Sana’a, Taizz, Ibb, Aden, and Lahj.

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Since its inception 30 years ago, International Medical Corps' mission has been consistent: relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster, and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training. This approach of helping people help themselves is critical to returning devastated populations to self-reliance. For more information visit: www.InternationalMedicalCorps.org. Also visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Medium.

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Rebecca Gustafson
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Larissa Schneider-Kim
Media and Communications Officer
+44 (0) 785 441 0825
lschneider-kim [at] internationalmedicalcorps.org.uk

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Rebecca Gustafson
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For 30 years, International Medical Corps has worked to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance.

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