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PFA Training Helps Caregivers Care for Themselves as Well as Others

Learning about psychological first aid (PFA) and self-care helps caregivers in Ukraine better help others.

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Providing Support to Lebanon’s Healthcare System, Two Years After the Blast

It’s been two years since the devastating port explosion ripped through Beirut city on August 4, 2020—damaging infrastructure, injuring more than 7,000, displacing around 300,000 and shattering many more dreams and hopes. Members of the community have since worked to pick up pieces of their lives and tried to rebuild and restore their homes and …

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Dedicated to Care

Connections are important. When Taher Taher first joined International Medical Corps in 2012, he worked as a Health Officer Assistant on a program that supported secondary healthcare systems in Lebanon, part of our response to the war in Syria. At the time, many injured refugees were coming to Akkar District, in northern Lebanon, looking for …

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Beirut Emergency Response: One Year Overview

On August 4, 2020, Beirut experienced a massive explosion that ripped through the entire city. Hours after the explosion, International Medical Corps teams were on the ground to support survivors. Within the first two weeks, we reached more than 54,000 women, men and children.
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One Year After the Beirut Blast

On August 4, 2020, I was at home, sitting at my desk, when the floor shifted beneath me. My apartment walls rattled, the balcony door in the living room came off its hinges and the glass panels separating the living room from my home office shattered. Though it felt like an earthquake, it was not. …

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A Year of Recovery: What Support from Zaman has made possible in Beirut

On August 4, 2020, the port of Beirut and the surrounding community were devastated by a massive explosion so large that it was felt across neighboring countries. International Medical Corps has been on the ground in Lebanon since 2006. With a staff of nearly 300 already in the country, we quickly launched an emergency response, …

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2020: A Year in Review

Throughout our 36-year history, International Medical Corps has faced some of the toughest challenges imaginable. We’ve worked in conflict zones, helped people who’ve lost everything in terrifying and deadly disasters, and helped to end deadly epidemics — including two Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo this year alone. Take a look back at the …

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Thank You

Your support of our work in 2020 has made it possible for us to respond to COVID-19 across the United States and around the world, to support people and health facilities following the explosion in Lebanon and to continue providing lifesaving health services and training worldwide to communities experiencing conflict, disaster and crisis.
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Snapshots September

We Are Continuing to Fight COVID-19 Around the World Around the world, we’re continuing to help people in need as we adapt our healthcare and training programs to the demands of COVID-19. Responding in the United States In the United States, we’ve partnered with hospitals, clinics and nursing homes in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New …

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