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How International Medical Corps is Helping to Fight “Period Poverty”

Not every woman and girl has access to clean water and safe sanitation facilities during their periods. Find out how International Medical Corps is changing this through its water, sanitation and hygiene program.

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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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Snapshots March 2022

Providing Relief to People Affected by the War in Ukraine Our team is expanding its relief efforts inside Ukraine in response to the war there, as well as in neighboring countries, to provide medical, mental health and protection services to the millions of people affected by the conflict. In Poland, our team conducted a series …

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Dedicated to Care

Connections are important. When Taher Taher first joined International Medical Corps in 2012, he worked as a Health Officer Assistant on a program that supported secondary healthcare systems in Lebanon, part of our response to the war in Syria. At the time, many injured refugees were coming to Akkar District, in northern Lebanon, looking for …

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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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Everyone Has the Right to Be Safe

The Lebanon gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response program works to increase safety, empowerment and support, and promote opportunities for women and girls affected by crisis. We deliver our GBV services through women’s and girls’ safe spaces (WGSS), which serve as hubs for vulnerable women and girls to receive and share information, build social networks, …

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Snapshots January 2022

Fighting COVID-19 Around the World We continue to fight COVID-19 and support vaccination efforts in the US and around the world. Across our global programs, we continue to distribute gowns, masks, face shields and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep our first responders, like those pictured below in Venezuela, safe as they continue their …

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Standing United Against Gender-Based Violence

2021 marked the 30th anniversary of the 16 Days Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) campaign. But even after three decades, much work remains to be done. Tragically, the World Health Organization estimates that one in three women will face physical, mental or sexual abuse in their lifetimes — and since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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Snapshots November 2021

Standing United Against Gender-Based Violence On November 25, we marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, kicking off 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. From South Sudan to Pakistan to Iraq, many of our teams around the world began their 16 Days campaign with a series of community activities and …

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Beirut Emergency Response: One Year Overview

On August 4, 2020, Beirut experienced a massive explosion that ripped through the entire city. Hours after the explosion, International Medical Corps teams were on the ground to support survivors. Within the first two weeks, we reached more than 54,000 women, men and children.
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