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International Medical Corps and Children’s Health Fund Collaborating on Response to Hurricane Florence

International Medical Corps and Children’s Health Fund are working together to help communities affected by the catastrophic flooding in the Carolinas caused by Hurricane Florence. Children’s Health Fund (CHF) is supplying a mobile medical clinic (MMC) and driver to International Medical Corps, which will staff the MMC with a team comprising physicians, nurses and support …

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The Late Late Show with James Corden

To help the people of war-torn Yemen, James Corden appealed to his viewers to support the work of International Medical Corps in the country.
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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

After Hurricane Maria decimated the island, Trevor Noah promoted International Medical Corps as a way to help the people of Puerto Rico.
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Ponyo Salumu: Going Where Few Others Will Go

Many people in the United States have never even heard of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Very few know that this massive country—roughly two-thirds the size of Europe—endured the deadliest war on any continent since WWII, involving soldiers from eight countries and killing an estimated 5.4 million people between 1998 and 2003. DRC’s …

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Marylyne Malomba: Doing The Things No One Else is Willing To Do

Marylyne Malomba calls me from the dark. She is managing International Medical Corps’ nutrition program in Nigeria’s Borno State—where a nine-year insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people and displaced more than 2 million—and the guesthouse generator has gone out again. But I quickly learn that in light of the other times Marylyne has had to …

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Hurricane Florence

International Medical Corps is mobilizing resources and deploying an assessment team to the Carolinas, as Hurricane Florence has grown into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm. The hurricane is barreling toward the Carolina coast, where it threatens to be the most intense storm to strike the region in at least 25 years. Life-threatening inland flooding …

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Volunteers: Local Heroes Bringing Skills to their Community

International Medical Corps believes that passing on skills and knowledge fosters self-reliance. Training enables people who have been struck by conflict, disease or disaster to not only benefit from aid but also to develop their own, innate potential to become resilient in the face of disaster. This is why the organization has always been so …

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By Refugees. For Refugees.

I barely make it inside the kitchen before Mohammad and Maen offer me one delicious dish after another—vegetable soup, rice and chicken—based on relatively simple ingredients. It nevertheless tastes divine and, for a brief moment, I forget that I’m standing in a kitchen inside a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. The cooks—Maen and Mohammad—are both Syrian refugees. …

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Seda Sertdemir: The Happy Humanitarian

“I’m so happy.” Seda Sertdemir says this several times in our conversation, emphatically. The joy brimming in her voice and the lightness of her laughter make it hard to imagine the devastating things she has witnessed as a nutrition manager for International Medical Corps, having worked with Syrian refugees in Turkey and Puerto Ricans affected …

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