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Our Unending Focus on Security in Ukraine

At International Medical Corps, the safety and security of our staff is our foremost concern. We follow robust security protocols to minimize risk and ensure that our staff members can continue their lifesaving work.

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With Your Help in 2022

In 2022, your support enabled our teams to provide services and support to more than 19 million people in 30 countries around the world. Watch this short video to see just a few examples of how you changed—and saved—lives. Thank you.
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Cash Assistance Provides Food—and Saves a Livelihood—in Yemen

Yemen has long been the poorest country in the Middle East and North Africa and is now in the midst of one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. Embroiled in conflict since early 2015, fighting has devastated its economy, leading to severe food insecurity and the destruction of critical infrastructure. The UN estimated that 24.1 million …

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Targeting Malnutrition in Yemen with Treatment and Training

Fifteen-month-old Shefa was once full of energy. She had just started taking her first steps, and was curious to explore her surroundings. But then, she started losing weight rapidly and became lethargic. She lost her cheerful nature and stopped playing with other children her age. Her mother did not know what was wrong, and watched …

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New Treatments Rekindle Hope for Yemen’s Oft-Forgotten Cancer Patients

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—one fueled by poverty, hunger, disease and a seemingly endless war, now in its eighth year. The entry below is written by Dr. …

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Do You Take Your Toilet for Granted?

Though it’s easy to snigger when thinking of toilets, it’s a deadly serious subject. Billions of people worldwide do not have access to safe sanitation, with hundreds of millions forced to defecate in the open. That’s why, since 2013, the world has celebrated World Toilet Day on November 19. This year, International Medical Corps is …

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Livestock Assistance Restores Hope of a Family in Al Dhale’e

Abduljabbar Ahmed, a father of six who is in his 40s, lives in Akmat Al-Mouz village in the Arhab subdistrict of Yemen’s Al-Dhale’e governate. Before the war, Abduljabbar worked in a shop selling building materials in Al-Dhale’e city, and was able to provide for his family’s needs, including food and education. However, like many other …

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International Medical Corps Partners with the United Arab Emirates to Provide Nutrition Services in Yemen Amid Global Hunger Crisis

With support from the United Arab Emirates, through the Famine Relief Fund, International Medical Corps is implementing an emergency nutrition services project in southwestern Yemen to support underserved communities in the Al Dhale’e, Lahj and Taiz governorates. Yemen is reeling under multiple crises, including outbreaks of disease, economic crises, fuel shortages, rising inflation and disruption …

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Mobile Healthcare Teams Make a Difference in Yemen’s Southwest

Editor’s Note: International Medical Corps’ Yemen Blog presents a rare view of life in Yemen, chronicled by our first responders as they battle one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters—one fueled by poverty, hunger, disease and a seemingly endless war, now in its eighth year. The entry below is written by Dr. Salah Addin Alqadhi, …

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A Life-Changing Volunteer Role

“I do not have enough words to express my gratitude, appreciation and affection to International Medical Corps,” says Basheer Farhan. “You changed my life, and I am proud to work as a volunteer for International Medical Corps.” Basheer is a community health volunteer (CHV) in the Al Masnaah district of Ibb, Yemen. His story with …

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