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Emergency Response to the Conflict in Sudan

Our teams in CAR, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan are responding to the critical needs of displaced and conflict-affected people.

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International Medical Corps partners with KSRelief and Gamers Without Borders to respond to drought and malnutrition in Ethiopia, Somalia and Yemen

With generous support from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSRelief), and from Gamers Without Borders, International Medical Corps is implementing healthcare, nutrition and emergency response programs to support underserved, drought-affected communities in Ethiopia, Somalia and Yemen.    Countries across Africa and the Middle East are experiencing an …

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March Snapshots 2023

Prioritizing Staff Well-Being Providing humanitarian assistance in disaster and crisis situations can take a toll on the physical and mental health of frontline first responders. Because many of our staff are local to the communities they serve, they often can be directly affected by a crisis at the same time they’re working to provide lifesaving …

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Dr. Omar Jama: Championing Access to Reproductive Healthcare in Somalia

With the ongoing conflict in Somalia, the country’s health system—suffering from years of neglect—has become strained and overburdened. Because the existing health system is underfunded and inadequate in both coverage and capacity, unregulated private healthcare providers have been left to fill some of the gaps. As a result, access to essential health services is a …

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Snapshots December 2022

Bringing Hope to Ukraine Through Hygiene Kits and Generators Because needs evolve rapidly in conflict zones, our response in Ukraine is tailored to meet the needs of each region—including villages that have just become safe to access. To provide rapid assistance to such villages, we have distributed thousands of hygiene kits containing essential supplies to …

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A Young Child’s Road to Recovery from MAM

Sixteen-month-old Halimo Said Bashiir lives with her parents and four siblings at the Sheikh Omar camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs). Originally from Afgooye in the Lower Shebelle region of Somalia, Halimo’s family was forced to move to the IDP camp due to security concerns. With this move, her family fell on hard times, since …

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International Medical Corps 2022 End-of-Year Briefing

Dr. Javed Ali, David Eastman and Susan Mangicaro, leaders of our emergency responses in Ukraine, East Africa and South Asia, and the US, look back at our work in 2022 and share key insights on our priorities for humanitarian relief in 2023.
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Snapshots November 2022

Bringing Critical Drugs to Yemen Yemen is in its eighth year of grinding civil war. The conflict has caused the living conditions of civilians to deteriorate rapidly and has had devastating effects on Yemen’s healthcare system. Many hospitals lack vital medicines and other lifesaving medical supplies—including the National Oncology Center, Yemen’s largest cancer hospital, which …

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Addressing Drought and Hunger in Somalia and Ethiopia

The Horn of Africa—which includes Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya—is facing a severe drought, the worst in four decades. Seasonal rains that farmers depend upon to water their livestock and nourish their crops failed for the fourth consecutive season when the April–May rains, called gu, fell far short of normal. The US government’s Famine Early Warning …

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The Wilson Quarterly

Horn of Africa Tips Closer to Famine

War in Ukraine has combined with widespread, prolonged droughts to deepen a food security crisis in Africa and the Middle East, raising the risk of famine.

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

Menstruation is a normal process for anyone with female reproductive organs. But the stigma associated with it—and the challenges that many women and girls face during this time—is far from normal. “Period poverty” refers to the inability of women and girls to access resources⁠—such as sanitary pads, water, soaps, medicines and sanitation facilities⁠—during their monthly …

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