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Blog: Inside Yemen’s Tragedy

Editor’s Note: International Medical Corps’ Yemen Blog presents a rare view of life on the ground in Yemen, chronicled by our first responders as they battle one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters—fueled by poverty, hunger, disease and a civil war now in its sixth year, with no end in sight. Yemen’s misery has only …

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Blog: Inside Yemen’s Tragedy

Editor’s Note: International Medical Corps’ Yemen Blog presents a rare view of life on the ground in Yemen, chronicled by our first responders as they battle one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters—fueled by poverty, hunger, disease, and a seemingly endless war now in its sixth year with no end in sight. Yemen’s misery has …

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Blog: Inside Yemen’s Tragedy

Editor’s Note: International Medical Corps’ Yemen Blog presents a rare view of life on the ground in Yemen, chronicled by our first responders as they battle one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters—fueled by poverty, hunger, disease and a civil war now in its sixth year, with no end in sight. Yemen’s misery has only …

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Snapshots September

We Are Continuing to Fight COVID-19 Around the World Around the world, we’re continuing to help people in need as we adapt our healthcare and training programs to the demands of COVID-19. Responding in the United States In the United States, we’ve partnered with hospitals, clinics and nursing homes in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New …

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Finding Meaning in Helping Others

With a newly minted degree from one of Yemen’s leading universities, fluent English and a good job with an international trading company, the future looked promising for Fayad al-Derwish as 2015 dawned. Then came Yemen’s civil war, which began in March of that year. By the end of 2015, Fayad had been laid off. About …

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Shielding Yemen’s Most Vulnerable from COVID-19

International Medical Corps’ Yemen team has helped build local-community support for a new strategy to protect those facing great risk of contracting COVID-19: elderly, disabled and chronically ill Yemenis forced by war and circumstance to flee their homes and take shelter in crowded displacement camps. The concept, developed by the London School of Hygiene and …

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Yemen: A Six-Year Emergency

What started as mass-protests against high fuel prices in 2015 is today the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Six years of brutal conflict—made worse by pre-existing humanitarian needs caused by devastating flooding in 2010, as well as extreme poverty—has decimated Yemen and its people. More than 24 million men, women and children—80 percent of the population—relies …

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