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Promoting Gender Equality in Afghan Refugee Villages

Educational programs in Afghan refugee villages are bringing men and women together to challenge gender norms.

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Snapshots June 2021

Providing Clean Water and Lifesaving Support in Yemen Tragically, 80% of people in Yemen rely on aid to survive. Our teams in Yemen are providing lifesaving medical assistance, equipment and access to clean water. At the Heratha camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), we’re working tirelessly to ensure that the community has access to clean …

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Snapshots May 2021

Responding to the COVID-19 Surge in India India is currently fighting a wave of COVID-19 that is sickening hundreds of thousands — and killing thousands — every day. We’re continuing to work with local partners to provide critical care at overwhelmed healthcare facilities and COVID-19 treatment centers throughout the country. We are working with our …

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AFTERMATH: How One Family is Recovering From the 2014 Gaza-Israel Conflict

by Tahny, 32 years old, International Medical Corps beneficiary The 50-day war in Gaza during the summer of 2014 destroyed 20,000 homes and forever changed the lives of many families. Those who lived near the border with Israel were evacuated to shelters. After the war, many mothers and children returned to their neighborhoods to find …

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International Medical Corps Delivering Critical Mental Health Care for Families Affected by Violence in Gaza

In response to the humanitarian emergency in Gaza, International Medical Corps has deployed three doctors and one nurse to support the emergency health response. Having operated in Gaza since 2008, the organization is assessing immediate humanitarian needs and providing mental health and psychosocial support to families affected by the violence. According to UNICEF, at least 373,000 …

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International Medical Corps, With Funding from the European Union, Launches Training Project to Improve Mental Health Services in Gaza

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip will be able to access mental health services more easily in the coming years through a project launched by International Medical Corps with renewed support from the European Union (EU).  A new grant of nearly $800,000 designed to improve medical staff training and promote the well-being of local communities is …

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International Medical Corps Prepares for Gaza Response as Violence Escalates in the Region

International Medical Corps is on the ground in Gaza and ready to address critical humanitarian needs arising from escalated violence in the region. We are preparing for an emergency response that will likely include medical assistance, mental health and psychosocial support, and psychological first aid. International Medical Corps has relocated members of our staff to …

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International Medical Corps Provides Mental Health Services to Gaza’s Needy

During the conflict in 2008, the people of Gaza were subjected to intense psychological stress, derived from stringent restrictions on access to services, exposure to death and injury, entrapment in areas of continual violence, experiencing and witnessing injury and death, patchy access to humanitarian assistance, and forced dislocation and loss. Many who fled areas of …

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Child in Gaza receives in-home care

In a rapid assessment of mental health and psychosocial needs in Gaza, International Medical Corps teams found levels of psychological stress, shock and grief common among survivors of conflict. If left unaddressed, these conditions could lead to larger mental health issues that often emerge in post-disaster environments such as depression, anxiety, emotional trauma, family disintegration …

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