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As Crisis Deepens, International Medical Corps Stands Ready to Expand Aid Effort in DRC

The humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has dramatically worsened over the last year. As inter-communal tensions exploded into brutal violence in communities once considered relatively stable, hundreds of thousands have been forced to flee their homes without a moment’s notice. Those who make it to safety tell stories of gangs …

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Hind Yousef: Calm in the Storm

Hind Yousef laughs heartily as she recounts using her degree in clinical psychology to diagnose herself with a “Type A personality.” She identifies with people who need a lot of structure and organization–yet she strikes me as someone who is immensely comfortable with chaos. After all, she works in Jordan providing mental health care to …

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Bill Clinton Announces Eight Commitments to Address Ongoing Regional Hurricane Recovery Needs

Former President Clinton formally launched the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery at the University of Miami on Tuesday, bringing together more than 350 leaders from government, business, and civil society to discuss and develop solutions that address immediate and long-term hurricane recovery needs facing the region.

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Celebrating World Water Day in Yemen and Somalia, Countries Where Water is Both Prized and Precious

International Medical Corps helped residents of Somalia and Yemen celebrate World Water Day on March 22nd, with gatherings at our program sites in both countries that included promoting proper hygiene, sanitation, safe and clean water storage and children’s competitions focusing on the knowledge of good water and hygiene practices. In four districts of South Central …

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Women’s Self Defense in Lebanon

With rates of gender-based violence (GBV) still staggeringly high in every nation across the globe, it’s easy to feel vulnerable as a woman. A violent attack can come from anywhere at any time; from someone you know intimately or someone you’ve never met. In a country like Lebanon, fragile political dynamics and a massive refugee …

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Brutal Civil War in Syria Enters Eighth Year

Syria’s relentless civil war enters its eighth year this month with no sign of any end to what has become this century’s bloodiest, most brutal conflict. The fighting has claimed an estimated one-half million lives and caused nearly half the country’s pre-war population of 21 million to flee their homes for safety, either elsewhere inside …

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Our Emergency Field Hospital Deployed in… Los Angeles?

International Medical Corps, an L.A.-based global First Responder, transformed a vacant lot at the foot of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles into the site of our Emergency Field Hospital simulation for a week-long crisis training. In a collaboration years in the making, International Medical Corps worked with volunteer supply chain and logistics experts from …

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Our Emergency Field Hospital Deployed in Los Angeles

In collaboration with FedEx, our modular and portable Emergency Field Hospital was deployed in downtown Los Angeles in February for three days of live training simulations. Having a sophisticated mobile field hospital that we can deploy almost anywhere in the world is a game-changer because speed saves lives.
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