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Finding Hope in Hard-Hit Haiti

Following another devastating earthquake, International Medical Corps provides emergency relief

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Finding Hope in Hard-Hit Haiti

Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, has been marked by injustice and catastrophe for decades. Recently, the tiny island nation once again dominated headlines with the shocking assassination of its president on July 7, followed by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck on August 14, leaving around 650,000 people in urgent need of …

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In the Midst of Tragedy, They Found Love

True love can be a tangled knot of joy and adversity, with life’s graces and hardships binding us together. For emergency responders Emilie Calvello Hynes and Greg Hynes, it was acute human tragedy—the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake—that brought them together. And for the past 11 years, rushing to the aid of communities devastated by disaster …

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Last-Mile Delivery During a Pandemic

As the global COVID-19 vaccine rollout gets underway, humanitarian organizations such as International Medical Corps are using their expertise in community health to mount effective vaccination campaigns in the countries where they work. With our decades of experience managing outbreaks of infectious disease—from helping to eradicate wild polio in Africa, to supporting cholera vaccinations in …

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How a girl named Rose defeated malnutrition in Haiti

Despite international commitment to end hunger once and for all, hundreds of millions of people still lack sufficient access to proper nutrition. The situation is particularly challenging in developing nations, where more than 13 percent of a countries’ total population go hungry. Food insecurity is driven by various causes; conflict, climate change and slow economies …

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International Medical Corps on Standby to Respond as Hurricane Irma Threatens Caribbean

International Medical Corps is on standby to deploy disaster response experts to provide lifesaving assistance in hard-hit areas as Hurricane Irma—now the most powerful Atlantic Ocean storm in history—makes its way across the northern Caribbean. Teams have already been established to assess needs and provide lifesaving relief in Haiti and the Dominican Republic should it …

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“Cholera Excludes No One”

The emergency response to Hurricane Matthew is not Christine’s first stint with International Medical Corps. Following the earthquake in 2010, Christine applied ten years of nursing experience to help International Medical Corps mobile medical teams treat earthquake victims and cholera patients. “I was especially shocked at the number of child victims,” she said, describing how …

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FedEx, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps & Heart to Heart International Team Up to Deliver Supplies and Aid to Haiti

More than 30 tons of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in Haiti. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) delivered the emergency supplies on board two charter flights this week in an effort to provide assistance to the people and communities affected by Hurricane Matthew. FedEx supported these disaster relief …

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Hurricane Matthew: Update from Haiti

Video update from Les Cayes, Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. Haiti death toll climbs. International Medical Corps is responding.
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Hurricane Matthew: International Medical Corps Emergency Response Teams on the Ground in Southern Haiti and Bahamas

With travel by road restricted by damage from Hurricane Matthew, International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Team arrived by helicopter in Les Cayes, a city in the area of southwestern Haiti that bore the brunt of the storm. The Category 4 storm made direct landfall with sustained winds of 145 mph on October 4, causing widespread …

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