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Our Unending Focus on Security in Ukraine

At International Medical Corps, the safety and security of our staff is our foremost concern. We follow robust security protocols to minimize risk and ensure that our staff members can continue their lifesaving work.

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Our Unending Focus on Security in Ukraine

The volatile and rapidly evolving situation in Ukraine continues to pose safety threats to millions of people. In December, Russian attacks on residential and other civilian buildings, including critical energy and healthcare infrastructure, killed scores of people. In January, a missile strike on an apartment building in Dnipro killed at least 40 people, including several …

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With Your Help in 2022

In 2022, your support enabled our teams to provide services and support to more than 19 million people in 30 countries around the world. Watch this short video to see just a few examples of how you changed—and saved—lives. Thank you.
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A Young Child’s Road to Recovery from MAM

Sixteen-month-old Halimo Said Bashiir lives with her parents and four siblings at the Sheikh Omar camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs). Originally from Afgooye in the Lower Shebelle region of Somalia, Halimo’s family was forced to move to the IDP camp due to security concerns. With this move, her family fell on hard times, since …

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Emergency Deliveries Save Mothers and Newborns in Afghanistan and Pakistan

International Medical Corps has provided emergency healthcare services in Afghanistan and Pakistan for nearly 40 years. Our mobile teams, which include midwives, doctors, nurses and mental health counselors, travel to far-flung, underserved communities to provide primary healthcare, including maternal care and emergency deliveries. Childbirth does not wait for ideal circumstances—thankfully, our experienced teams are there …

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International Medical Corps 2022 End-of-Year Briefing

Dr. Javed Ali, David Eastman and Susan Mangicaro, leaders of our emergency responses in Ukraine, East Africa and South Asia, and the US, look back at our work in 2022 and share key insights on our priorities for humanitarian relief in 2023.
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Helping Girls in Jordan Escape Violence and Change the World

While working as a child protection case manager in Jordan’s Al Zaa’tari refugee camp, Heba Lutfi—who’s currently our Child Protection Team Leader and the co-chair of the camp’s Child Protection, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Sub-Working Group—received a heartbreaking case. A 16-year-old girl was suffering from severe abuse: her life was being threatened by her husband, …

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New Treatments Rekindle Hope for Yemen’s Oft-Forgotten Cancer Patients

Editor’s Note: International Medical Corps’ Yemen Blog presents a rare view of life on the ground in Yemen, chronicled by our first responders as they battle one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters—one fueled by poverty, hunger, disease and a seemingly endless war, now in its eighth year. The entry below is written by Dr. …

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Do You Take Your Toilet for Granted?

Though it’s easy to snigger when thinking of toilets, it’s a deadly serious subject. Billions of people worldwide do not have access to safe sanitation, with hundreds of millions forced to defecate in the open. That’s why, since 2013, the world has celebrated World Toilet Day on November 19. This year, International Medical Corps is …

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Ordinary Refugees, Extraordinary Resilience

Three women, three excruciating journeys. Like lines, converging and separating, weaving toward and away from each other over time, Alona, Anastasia and Natalia each were born and raised and were living in Ukraine when their lives suddenly shattered. Each woman remembers the exact moment when she got the news that war had come to her …

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