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2020: A Year in Review

Throughout our 36-year history, International Medical Corps has faced some of the toughest challenges imaginable. We’ve worked in conflict zones, helped people who’ve lost everything in terrifying and deadly disasters, and helped to end deadly epidemics — including two Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo this year alone. Take a look back at the …

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Thank You

Your support of our work in 2020 has made it possible for us to respond to COVID-19 across the United States and around the world, to support people and health facilities following the explosion in Lebanon and to continue providing lifesaving health services and training worldwide to communities experiencing conflict, disaster and crisis.
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We Are Responding to Super Typhoon Goni and Typhoon Vamco in the Philippines

On November 1, Super Typhoon Goni made landfall on Catanduanes Island, in the Philippines. With 10-minute sustained winds of 140 mph and maximum sustained winds that reached 195 mph, it was the strongest storm of the year, and the strongest since Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. Over the course of two days, Goni caused significant damage …

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Snapshots October

We Are Responding to Emergencies in Turkey and the Philippines On October 30, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck 8 miles northeast of the Greek island of Samos, mainly affecting the western province and city of İzmir, Turkey. The earthquake has caused severe damage to homes and health facilities. As survivors have gathered in emergency shelters, …

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International Medical Corps Prepares to Provide Critical Medical Support to Hardest-Hit Areas Following Typhoon Koppu

With more than 100,000 people displaced so far by Typhoon Koppu in the Northern provinces of the Philippines, International Medical Corps remains concerned about the plight of those in hard-hit areas such as Aurora; there, our team on the ground reports widespread flooding caused by torrential rain has stranded entire communities, many of them without …

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International Medical Corps Activates Philippines-based Emergency Response Team as Typhoon Koppu Crosses Islands

International Medical Corps is preparing to respond to Typhoon Koppu as it slowly barreled across the main island of Luzon on Sunday, bringing heavy rain and the potential for floods and landslides. International Medical Corps prepositioned medical mobile kits and water/sanitation/hygiene supplies in advance of the storm. It is also coordinating with the Philippines government, …

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International Medical Corps Team on Standby as Typhoon Hagupit Heads for Philippines

International Medical Corps’ team in the Philippines is closely monitoring Typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby) which is expected to make landfall Saturday, December 6. With wind gusts already reaching nearly 185 mph, Hagupit has the potential to have devastating humanitarian impact in areas still struggling to recover from Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. International …

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Meet Kate: A High School Student in the Philippines Selected as a Hygiene Champion

In schools damaged by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, installing new hand washing stations and water systems is just the first step towards recovery. Ensuring students know how to properly and regularly use these new facilities is also a critical step to restoring long-term health. Utilizing local engineers to design and oversee construction, International Medical …

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Typhoon Haiyan: Honoring One Year

One-year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, International Medical Corps‘ teams are still on the ground delivering critical health care and training services to help communities return to self-reliance.   Within 24 hours, our First Responders were able to deliver emergency medical services and relief in the aftermath of the typhoon which left widespread devastation …

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