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With Water, Power Still a Constant Struggle, International Medical Corps Helps Puerto Rico’s Health Clinics Recover

Nearly two months have passed since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, leaving thousands homeless and most of the island without electricity, water, communications, and basic services. International Medical Corps deployed disaster response experts to Puerto Rico in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Maria and remains there today, working with health clinics and communities to …

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International Medical Corps Caring for Survivors after Powerful Earthquake Strikes Iran-Iraq Border

International Medical Corps’ medical team is on the ground Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, providing emergency health care services after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck along the Iran-Iraq border on November 12. The earthquake is the deadliest of 2017. “Our hearts go out to all those affected by this powerful earthquake. Our medical team is on the ground, providing …

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International Medical Corps Deploys Medical Team to Assist Survivors after Powerful Earthquake Strikes Iran-Iraq Border

International Medical Corps has deployed a mobile medical team to Sulaymaniyah, Iraq after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck along the Iran-Iraq border on November 12. The medical team is comprised of personnel experienced in emergency medicine and includes one doctor, two nurses, and one pharmacist. “Our hearts go out to all those affected by this powerful …

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Dominica: Devastated by Hurricane Maria, but Determined to Rebuild

“I read the papers a lot and I heard very, very little about what happened to this island…But this country has been devastated, and there are still thousands and thousands of people without homes, without clothes, without fresh water, or clean water, without roofs on their houses, those whose homes weren’t destroyed. The schools still …

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Finding Dignity and Healing After Abuse

As a gender-based violence (GBV) case manager for International Medical Corps in Wau, South Sudan, my job is emotionally exhausting and at times dangerous. I run a 24-7 hotline that people can call to confidentially report cases of abuse, including rape and sexual assault. I then respond to those calls, tracking down the survivor and …

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Regaining Courage, Control, and Confidence after Years of Abuse

Samia* and Khaled* married 13 years ago. They were both 23. Samia remembers their first five years of marriage fondly. The couple lived together in Burj Al Barajneh Palestinian camp in Beirut’s southern suburbs and soon had three children, Tareq*, Hani*, and Sara*. Then cracks in their relationship started to emerge. Khaled rarely worked, which …

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Child Refugees Helping Others to Stay Healthy

Zaid Jalood, Community Health Officer with the International Medical Corps, reports on a project that has trained young displaced people in Iraq as community healthy workers to help prevent the health issues that can be endemic in refugee camps.

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Iraq Complex Emergency: Kirkuk and Disputed Areas

International Medical Corps Providing Care for Families Fleeing Kirkuk and Other Disputed Areas in Iraq As long-standing political tensions continue to escalate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, International Medical Corps has dispatched mobile medical teams from its office in Erbil to help the tens of thousands of children, women, and men fleeing their homes …

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