The Golden Hour

Training First Responders in Mosul

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Borgen Magazine

Success in Improving Mental Health in Lebanon

In response to a worldwide initiative to prevent and control mental health illnesses, the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the International Medical Corps, launched the National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) in May 2014 with the goal of reforming and improving mental health care in Lebanon.

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Facebook Takes Another Step Into Crisis Response

Until this week, individuals working for aid organizations could only engage with the disasters listed on Facebook’s Crisis Response page through their personal Facebook profiles. But on Thursday, the company announced that organizations and businesses will now be able to post in Community Help. The move builds on efforts by the social media giant to …

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The Guardian Nigeria

‘I visited Nigeria to support, provide care to IDPs’

Sienna Miller visited the most dreaded part of the country, Borno State, not only to highlight the plight of the Boko Haram devastated people but also to provide care to them in the various Internally Displaced Persons camps.

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National Nurses United

RN Response Network Deploys Second Team of Volunteer Nurses to Puerto Rico

Nurse volunteers from the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN)—a disaster relief project of National Nurses United (NNU)—are back on the ground this week in Puerto Rico, working in partnership with International Medical Corps volunteers.

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Thomson Reuters Foundation

Congo’s Hidden ‘Mega-Crisis’ is Most Neglected of 2017 – poll

With millions of people on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe and children facing unspeakable violence, the Democratic Republic of Congo was the most neglected crisis in 2017, according to a survey of aid agencies.

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Peace Insight

Invisible Scars? Mental Health Provision in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is amongst the poorest countries in the world with alarming cases of mental health problems, worsened by events like the recent devastating floods. But support in psychological first aid (PFA) is giving renewed hope to victims of the recent mudslide disaster in Freetown.