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Training: The Indispensable Ingredient Needed to Contain a Deadly Ebola Outbreak in a War Zone

From the time International Medical Corps launched its first assistance program 35 years ago in Afghanistan, training has been the indispensable ingredient of our humanitarian mission. Our early successes in helping those in great need, no matter where they are or what the conditions, reaffirmed the conviction that, to achieve maximum impact, training must begin …

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How ongoing violence is making Congo’s Ebola outbreak worse

Ebola has been reported in a number of locations in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, making the current outbreak the second worst in history. Getting medical care to the sick is complicated by ongoing violence. Nancy Aossey of International Medical Corps speaks with Nick Schifrin about prevention, treatment options and why the health crisis …

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Continuing the Fight Against Ebola

International Medical Corps is helping to respond to new cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Find out how you can help. In late July, an outbreak of Ebola in a northwest province of the DRC was officially declared over. Yet on August 1, new cases of the deadly virus were …

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New Measures and Strong Partnership Having Positive Impact on Ebola Response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

New measures to overcome challenges in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are having a positive impact, although the outbreak remains dangerous and unpredictable, the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping and the World Health Organization (WHO) said after a joint mission to assess the outbreak.

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Ponyo Salumu: Going Where Few Others Will Go

Many people in the United States have never even heard of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Very few know that this massive country—roughly two-thirds the size of Europe—endured the deadliest war on any continent since WWII, involving soldiers from eight countries and killing an estimated 5.4 million people between 1998 and 2003. DRC’s …

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Congo Faces Another Ebola Outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing an Ebola outbreak. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Dr. Joseph Fair of the International Medical Corps, who is currently in the DRC.

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An update from Ituri, DRC

The Congolese are no strangers to conflict. In many ways still recovering from a brutal war that killed some five million people between 1994 and 2003, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remains plagued by ongoing violence. In the northeast corner of the country, International Medical Corps recently mobilized an emergency response to provide …

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