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A Look Back: Two Years Since the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, International Medical Corps has expanded our work throughout the country. Here’s a look at how we’ve helped.

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August Snapshots 2023

Revisiting Flood Survivors in Pakistan In response to last year’s floods in Pakistan, we provided delivery kits to pregnant women to ensure a safe and successful childbirth. We also monitored the health of expectant mothers through regular visits, providing vital medicine and offering counseling. Sapa and Jonjhi Bai are just two of the women who …

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Bringing Vaccines to Children in Remote Areas of Cameroon

Immunization means protection. Before International Medical Corps began offering primary health and nutrition services in Oshie, a village in Northwest Cameroon, the integrated health center (IHC) was not functional. This meant that people living in the town and its surrounding villages had to travel to Njikwa District Hospital, which is 8 km (5 miles) away …

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May Snapshots 2023

Promoting Hygiene in Yemen Yemen is experiencing one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises. Eight years of conflict, compounded by economic collapse, natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic have left some 80% of the country struggling to put food on the table and access essential services. Our Yemen team conducts hygiene promotion sessions and facilitates …

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Community Members Lead the Way on Child Protection in Cameroon

International Medical Corps’ child protection (CP) team has been running activities in Cameroon’s Minawao refugee camp since 2015 to prevent child abuse and promote the rights of refugee children from Nigeria, as well as internally displaced children. The program relies on community-based CP mechanisms, in which members of the community form groups to lead activities …

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Snapshots December 2022

Bringing Hope to Ukraine Through Hygiene Kits and Generators Because needs evolve rapidly in conflict zones, our response in Ukraine is tailored to meet the needs of each region—including villages that have just become safe to access. To provide rapid assistance to such villages, we have distributed thousands of hygiene kits containing essential supplies to …

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New Solar Fridge Opens Up Possibilities in Remote Area of Cameroon

Working with the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health, we are reducing COVID-19 illness and preventing deaths by helping with vaccinations and putting hardware where it’s needed most. We recently donated a solar refrigerator—which will be used for the storage of vaccines and cold packs—to the remote health district of Mbengwi in Northwest Cameroon, where we …

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A Journey to Vaccination

The already burdened health systems in the Northwest and the Southwest regions of Cameroon have been further challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Insecurity in the regions has hindered COVID-19 response activities, and attacks on healthcare facilities have limited the availability of health services in some communities. There have been low COVID-19 vaccination coverage and limited …

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Nothing Can Stop Cameroon’s Intrepid Field Supervisory Team

Last year, International Medical Corps began operating in northwestern Cameroon, a region that has suffered from internal armed conflict since 2016. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced and have fled into the bush, where they live in crowded, unhygienic, unhealthy conditions. Elderly people, pregnant and lactating women, young girls and children under the …

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Snapshots February 2022

Providing Relief to People Affected by the War in Ukraine The war in Ukraine is evolving rapidly, affecting millions inside the country, while more than 2.3 million have fled to take refuge in neighboring countries. With decades of experience in Ukraine, we are expanding our services inside the country, as well as working to provide …

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