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Children Suffering from Watery Diarrhea Receive Lifesaving Treatment

Months after extreme flooding, families in Pakistan still need medicine and safe drinking water to survive.

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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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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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Afghan Province Suffers After Flash Floods

The province of Nuristan, which is in eastern Afghanistan and is characterized by mountains and river gorges, makes travel challenging, especially during the winter. International Medical Corps developed mobile health teams to offer healthcare services, considering the topography and geographic challenges of the province. Some patients would otherwise trek more than five hours to reach …

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Providing Lifesaving Trauma Care After Afghanistan Earthquake

On June 22, 2022, at 1:30 am local time, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan’s Paktika and Khost provinces. The quake, recorded at a depth of 10 km, was also felt in neighboring areas, including Kabul and as far away as Pakistan and India. The earthquake coincided with heavy rain in the region, making traditional …

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Earthquake in Afghanistan

At 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Paktika and Khost provinces of Afghanistan, causing huge damage, killing at least 1,000 people, injuring more than 1,500 and causing widespread damage to infrastructure and homes. Gayan district in Paktika province—where International Medical Corps has been working for years—was the worst-affected. International Medical …

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A New Health Center in Afghanistan Provides Lifesaving Care

Zar Bibi watches over her son as he recovers in the new International Medical Corps health center in Dehsabz district in Afghanistan, just outside Kabul. Her son had diarrhea for several hours, and without this health center, treatment would have been prohibitively expensive. “We do not have enough money for three meals per day,” Zar …

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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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