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International Medical Corps Staff Released from Detention in Turkey

After being held by Turkish authorities in Gaziantep since April 20, 2017, eleven International Medical Corps staff members, all of whom are Syrians that were working to provide aid to their fellow refugees in need, have been released from detention. All have been allowed to return to their homes in Turkey. On April 20, fifteen …

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International Medical Corps Staff Detained in Turkey

On April 20, 2017, fifteen International Medical Corps staff members holding valid Turkish work permits were detained by Turkish authorities in Gaziantep. On April 25, four of the staff were deported back to their respective countries, but the remaining 11 staff – all Syrian nationals – remain in detention. International Medical Corps is working with …

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International Medical Corps and Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Launch The Things We Carry Campaign, Highlighting Plight of Syrian Refugees

In an effort to keep public attention on the ongoing needs of millions of Syrian refugees, International Medical Corps and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation are launching The Things We Carry, a campaign featuring the children, men and women who have fled six years of war in their country – and what they carried with …

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Who are refugees?

Worldwide displacement is at an all-time high, impacting one in every 122 humans. Many of these people have fled with only what they could carry. Today, the greatest number of refugees come from Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia and South Sudan, although there are people fleeing violence in many other regions as well. Children made up 51% …

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Amal and Ahmad

“When I am wearing my bracelet I feel like my sister is still with me.” Amal couldn’t walk when the tanks shelled her neighborhood. She had broken her back when the blast of an airstrike on the house next door threw her from the roof. The 23-year-old recalls how her brother Munjid – a name …

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Gilead Sciences and International Medical Corps Partner to Deliver Lifesaving Health Services to Syrian Refugees

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) and International Medical Corps are partnering to provide health care and other vital services to Syrians who were forced to flee their homes because of Syria’s civil war. “Gilead Sciences’ very generous support will make it possible for International Medical Corps to protect the health of Syrian families as well as …

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International Medical Corps Ready to Help Families Fleeing Mosul

With the fight to retake Mosul from ISIL now underway, International Medical Corps’ team in Iraq is ready to provide life-sustaining support to families who will flee the city to safe areas as military operations advance and life threatening battles are waged. “We are extremely concerned for the families in and around Mosul,” said Joan …

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Psychological Toll Of War And Uncertainty

The children panic every time they hear an airplane or thunderclap. “They think they are going to be bombed,” says Hana, a mother of eight. “Two bombs fell over our house. My small daughter was hurt by shrapnel.” Like nearly five million others, Hana and her family lost everything to Syria’s brutal and unending civil …

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International Medical Corps Partners with HP to Help Expand Employment Opportunities for Syrian Refugees in Turkey

International Medical Corps announced today a new partnership with HP to provide training and expand employment opportunities for Syrian refugees in Turkey. This new collaboration will build on the success of International Medical Corps’ Multi-Service Centers that have provided a wide variety of support for refugees in Turkey over the past five years and leverage …

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