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Empowering Women and Girls Around the World

Our gender-based violence teams reduce stigma, promote women’s empowerment and respond to violence in emergency settings.

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Empowering Women and Girls Around the World

In times of crisis, violence against women and girls can escalate. International Medical Corps is at the forefront of preventing and responding to gender-based violence (GBV) in countries around the world. Our teams offer community-based services not only to prevent violence but also to reduce stigma for survivors and promote women’s empowerment and economic independence. …

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October Snapshots 2023

Responding to the Cholera Outbreak in Ethiopia International Medical Corps works in Ethiopia to provide treatment for malnourished children as well as programs in food security, livelihoods, comprehensive healthcare, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Ethiopia is one of several countries experiencing recurrent cholera outbreaks. Cholera is a waterborne disease spread by eating food or …

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A Trusted Ambulance Service Saves Lives in Mali

Mali has faced insecurity since a 2012 coup d’état caused mass displacement and disruption of public systems, particularly in the northern part of the country around Timbuktu. As instability has spread and the country grown increasingly unstable, crime—particularly robbery and carjacking—has become rampant. Criminals target vehicles owned by government and UN agencies—and even ambulances used …

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Nutrition Coordinator’s Experimentation Leads to Success in Somalia

“I just love trying out new things that will bring about a good change and bring something positive to the communities that we serve,” says Naomi Mwikali Ndung’u, Nutrition Coordinator for our Somalia mission. Naomi’s love of experimentation led to a highly successful integrated community case management (iCCM plus) project in 2021. iCCM plus is …

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Preparing for Winter in Afghanistan After Deadly Earthquakes

In Herat province, Afghanistan, communities were already preparing for a harsh winter when back-to-back earthquakes devastated the area. The quakes —each around 6.3 magnitude— hit on October 7, 10 and 15, and were each followed by several aftershocks. The series of quakes leveled villages, buried families and left entire communities homeless. According to OCHA, nearly …

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September Snapshots 2023

Responding in Libya and Morocco Our teams are on the ground providing medical relief to survivors of the Libya floods and Morocco earthquake, as well as to communities around the world affected by extreme weather and other disasters. In Libya, where more than 40,000 flood survivors have been displaced from their homes, we have three …

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When Disaster Struck Morocco and Libya, We Rushed In

When catastrophic natural disasters struck Morocco and Libya, International Medical Corps responded immediately. As usual, we are working with local partners and public authorities to provide critical care and supplies in the aftermath of these tragedies—and will expand the scope of our responses as needs dictate. Massive Earthquake in Morocco On September 8, a 6.8-magnitude …

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August Snapshots 2023

Revisiting Flood Survivors in Pakistan In response to last year’s floods in Pakistan, we provided delivery kits to pregnant women to ensure a safe and successful childbirth. We also monitored the health of expectant mothers through regular visits, providing vital medicine and offering counseling. Sapa and Jonjhi Bai are just two of the women who …

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No Matter Where, Getting It There (Fast)

Logistics: the process of planning and executing the efficient procurement of goods, services and works, and the transportation and storage of those goods from the point of origin to the point of consumption or end use. Few areas of work at International Medical Corps have undergone greater change since we launched our first humanitarian mission …

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