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Brutal Civil War in Syria Enters Eighth Year

Syria’s relentless civil war enters its eighth year this month with no sign of any end to what has become this century’s bloodiest, most brutal conflict. The fighting has claimed an estimated one-half million lives and caused nearly half the country’s pre-war population of 21 million to flee their homes for safety, either elsewhere inside …

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Celebrating World Mental Health Day Worldwide

It is estimated that one in five people are affected by depression and anxiety in humanitarian emergencies and ongoing conflict. Yet, mental health services are often non-existent or not accessible. In fact, four out of five people with mental disorders do not receive care in low and middle income countries. As one of the few …

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One-of-a-kind Program Assists Children Traumatized by War

The original impetus behind Insan, an initiative launched in 2013, was to provide psychological treatment to Syrian children in Egypt suffering from the trauma of the civil war in their home country.

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International Medical Corps Staff Released from Detention in Turkey

After being held by Turkish authorities in Gaziantep since April 20, 2017, eleven International Medical Corps staff members, all of whom are Syrians that were working to provide aid to their fellow refugees in need, have been released from detention. All have been allowed to return to their homes in Turkey. On April 20, fifteen …

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International Medical Corps Staff Detained in Turkey

On April 20, 2017, fifteen International Medical Corps staff members holding valid Turkish work permits were detained by Turkish authorities in Gaziantep. On April 25, four of the staff were deported back to their respective countries, but the remaining 11 staff – all Syrian nationals – remain in detention. International Medical Corps is working with …

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International Medical Corps and Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Launch The Things We Carry Campaign, Highlighting Plight of Syrian Refugees

In an effort to keep public attention on the ongoing needs of millions of Syrian refugees, International Medical Corps and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation are launching The Things We Carry, a campaign featuring the children, men and women who have fled six years of war in their country – and what they carried with …

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Who are refugees?

Worldwide displacement is at an all-time high, impacting one in every 122 humans. Many of these people have fled with only what they could carry. Today, the greatest number of refugees come from Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia and South Sudan, although there are people fleeing violence in many other regions as well. Children made up 51% …

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