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You’re Busy Trying to Survive a War—and Now You’re Out of Anti-Depressants

In Gaza, a growing mental health crisis is threatening vulnerable civilians. International Medical Corps is helping

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More Than Medicine: How We Care for Displaced People in the DRC

When violence and instability displace people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), our teams respond with medical care. In Minova, a town in the Kalehe Territory, the population has surged as people from neighboring areas seek shelter from the fighting. These internally displaced persons (IDPs) come to our mobile medical units (MMUs) to …

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Phillip Is Seizure-Free—and Thriving

When Phillip Daniel Awuo was 15 years old, he collapsed on the ground, convulsing involuntarily and momentarily losing consciousness. His family rallied around him, not sure what to do. When he recovered, he had no memory of the event. It was the first of many seizures Phillip endured before being diagnosed and treated for epilepsy. …

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International Medical Corps Field Hospital Designated to Receive All Trauma Cases in Central Gaza

Global humanitarian organization International Medical Corps has received hundreds of wounded and dead at its field hospital in Deir al Balah, in central Gaza. With other hospitals now inaccessible, non-functioning or stretched to the breaking point, International Medical Corps’ facility has been designated to receive all trauma cases from the central region. In the early …

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International Medical Corps Implements Campaign to Address Malnutrition in Gaza

Global humanitarian organization International Medical Corps, working in partnership with UNICEF and the Gaza and Palestine Nutrition Cluster, is implementing the “Find and Treat” campaign to address growing rates of malnutrition among children under 5 in Gaza. According to a recent needs assessment by the Global Nutrition Cluster, the situation in Gaza is alarming: the …

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A Decade of Service: International Medical Corps in Azraq Refugee Camp

In the middle of the Jordanian desert, a city of white corrugated-steel buildings stands in the dust. Azraq refugee camp opened in 2014 to ease overcrowding in Zaatari, Jordan’s other refugee camp. However, life in the camp has never been easy for the 42,000 Syrians who live behind its chain-link fences. “At first, there was …

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Humanitarian Operations and Supply Routes Must Be Protected to Help the Civilians of Gaza

International Medical Corps, which currently is operating two field hospitals in Gaza addressing the urgent medical needs of civilians there, is calling on all parties in the conflict to safeguard the delivery of healthcare, protect medical responders and facilities, and ensure access to quality care for civilians caught in the fighting. Recent escalating conflict in …

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