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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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PFA Training Helps Caregivers Care for Themselves as Well as Others

The Russian invasion has changed the daily life of every Ukrainian. Though the Ukraine army has been defending the country on the frontlines, medical workers have played a pivotal role, treating wounds and injuries caused by war, as well as “internal wounds” caused by acute stress. Dr. Taras Kushnir is living with the consequences of …

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Ukraine: Six-Month Update from International Medical Corps

Hear from Dr. Javed Ali, who is leading our response efforts in Ukraine, as well as Regional Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Advisor Michelle Engels, about current challenges in the war-torn country, and how International Medical Corps is helping people affected by the crisis.
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Helping Women and Children, the Victims of War in the DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been experiencing violence and conflict since 1996, with some periods of calm that are more precarious than others. After the first wars in 1996, which were aimed at changing the political regime, foreign armies waged wars on Congolese soil. Later, there were wars of rebellion against the …

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Ukraine Three-Month Update from International Medical Corps

Hear from International Medical Corps’ Chief Operating Officer, Ky Luu, who has just returned from Ukraine, about our emergency response—including current challenges and the latest updates on how International Medical Corps is responding.
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Snapshots April 2022

Providing Supplies Where They’re Needed Most Our teams worldwide embody commitment. No matter what obstacles confront them, our staff in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) always find a way to ensure that crucial medicines and supplies reach communities that need them. In Afghanistan, our teams provide healthcare services to the people of Nuristan …

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Four Numbers That Help to Illustrate the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis

1. Ukraine now has the world’s ninth-largest population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) According to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), more than 8 million Ukrainians have fled the country, while 7.7 million have been forced from their homes and become internally displaced persons (IDPs) inside the country. Between Ukrainian refugees and IDPs, nearly …

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