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Hurricane Dorian: Al Jezeera

Al Jezeera travels to High Rock, Grand Bahama, to describe the situation there after Hurricane Dorian destroyed most of the town’s infrastructure, including its health clinic, and talks to volunteers and staff at the International Medical Corps mobile clinic.
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First-Time First Responder and Veteran Share a Desire to Help

In a fast-break humanitarian emergency, medical and healthcare volunteers form the lifeblood of an International Medical Corps response. They are selected from a roster of vetted professionals who have expressed interest in disaster response work, or from a partner professional group, such as the Registered Nurse Response Network. Though they come with different skills and …

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Hurricane Dorian: Democracy Now!

The damage and loss of life caused in the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian is becoming more obvious by the day, now that the storm has moved on—and first responders like International Medical Corps have been able to move in. Here, team lead Susan Mangicaro talks to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! about how International Medical Corps’ emergency response team is working with government and local agencies to assess conditions and help those affected by this devastating storm.
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Hurricane Dorian: PBS Newshour

Hurricane Dorian slammed into the northwest Bahamas in early September as a Category 5 storm, causing significant damage. Now that the storm has passed, International Medical Corps' emergency response team is working with government and local agencies to assess how best to help people affected. Here, team lead Susan Mangicaro talks to Judy Woodruff about International Medical Corps' plans and capabilities.
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From Relief to Recovery and Resilience

“In 100 years here in Puerto Rico, we have never seen a hurricane like Maria.” – Cesar, Puerto Rico On September 5, 2017, the first of two fierce storms blasted across the Atlantic basin. Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm on record in the Atlantic, maintained maximum intensity as a Category 5 hurricane for 37 hours—knocking …

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Working with Local Partners, International Medical Corps Helps Indonesians Recover from Sulawesi Earthquake

International Medical Corps and two local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have handed over 137 new housing units to villagers in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi Province who were displaced by powerful earthquakes and a tsunami that struck the region in September 2018. More than 2,000 people died in the disaster, another 1,000 remain officially listed as missing and …

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Responding to Cyclone Idai in Southeastern Africa

International Medical Corps has deployed a team of response experts to help those affected by the devastating cyclone that battered southeastern Africa on March 14 and 15. The United National Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimates that nearly 3 million people in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe have been affected by Cyclone Idai’s torrential …

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International Medical Corps Is Responding to the Tsunami in Indonesia

A powerful tsunami thought to be related to the eruption of Anak Krakatau arrived onshore at about 9:30 p.m. local time on December 22, causing deaths, injuries and damage on both sides of the Sunda Strait, which runs between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra. Initial reports indicate that at least 429 people have …

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When Temporary Health Centers Mean Continued Care—and Commitment

Sean Golder is the Regional Operations Manager for all 12 community health centers in north Florida’s PanCare Health network, but he talks about all of the patients served by his centers as if they’re his own. We met in a town called Marianna, in Jackson County, a region that was devastated by Hurricane Michael. International …

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