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A Look Back: Two Years Since the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, International Medical Corps has expanded our work throughout the country. Here’s a look at how we’ve helped.

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Growing a Healthier Tomorrow

When Tamenech Assale wakes up in her village in Ethiopia, she thinks about the eight children who rely on her. She’s a mother and grandmother, and she and her farmer husband struggle to provide for them. Their grandson, Tesfahun, whose mother left the family and whose father is away because of military service, was suffering …

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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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War in Ukraine: Two-Year Update

As Ukrainians continue their fight for independence, we continue to ensure access to health services and training for millions of civilians affected by the war.
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Fighting Against Maternal Mortality in CAR

One of the most important parts of International Medical Corps’ mission involves fostering self-reliance in the communities we serve. To make sure progress can continue long after we finish a humanitarian intervention, we provide ample training so that community members can become first responders themselves. We also build lasting relationships with extraordinary people on the …

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A Look Back: Two Years Since the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

International Medical Corps’ history in Ukraine dates back to 1999, but we’ve working consistently in the country since 2014, when conflict broke out in the southeast. Based in Mariupol, our team provided outpatient primary healthcare, mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS), gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and treatment services, and immunization support. When Russia invaded Ukraine …

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December Snapshots 2023

Bringing Vital Mental Health Services to Ukraine The Russian invasion of Ukraine has had significant effects on the mental health of people throughout the country. International Medical Corps has a long history of working both directly and with local partner organizations in Ukraine to provide mental health services to people affected by the unseen wounds …

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Tailoring Brings Financial Freedom to Women in Pakistan

Due to entrenched income inequality, many women around the world struggle to earn enough money to support their families. For Afghan refugee women in Pakistan, this challenge can be even more overwhelming. Due to cultural constraints, they often don’t have access to the training courses necessary to learn income-generating skills. Through our women’s economic empowerment …

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