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A Decade of Service: International Medical Corps in Azraq Refugee Camp

When Jordan’s Azraq camp for Syrian refugees opened in 2014, International Medical Corps was there.

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May Snapshots 2024

Sharing Good Health Practices in Mali In Mali, our staff recently visited the village of Barbé in the central region of Mopti to conduct health awareness sessions and home visits. Internal political instability and violence have caused hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes, livestock and livelihoods in search of safety. Today more …

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A Decade of Service: International Medical Corps in Azraq Refugee Camp

In the middle of the Jordanian desert, a city of white corrugated-steel buildings stands in the dust. Azraq refugee camp opened in 2014 to ease overcrowding in Zaatari, Jordan’s other refugee camp. However, life in the camp has never been easy for the 42,000 Syrians who live behind its chain-link fences. “At first, there was …

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Refugees Deserve a Chance, a Voice, a Future

Imagine that fighting has broken out between rival groups in your town, and it’s so dangerous that you can risk your life just by going to the grocery store or to your job. How would you feel to come home from work and find your home damaged and your neighbors killed by bombs dropped on …

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Building Trust and Health in Venezuela’s Indigenous Communities

When International Medical Corps staff members visit the small and remote villages in the Orinoco River Basin of Venezuela, the local populations are eager to learn how to take care of their health. Without easy access to the state healthcare system, our mobile medical units (MMUs) often provide the best—and only—access to healthcare services and …

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Traveling Treacherous Roads in Cameroon

“It’s a passion for me to help my brothers and sisters in the villages with no means to access health and nutrition services,” says Vincent Ndi, our driver in Cameroon. Vincent, who has more than 27 years of experience as a driver in all regions of Cameroon, joined International Medical Corps in 2021 to support …

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April Snapshots 2024

Providing Health Services in Venezuela Venezuela’s severe economic crisis has weakened its healthcare system, with many health facilities lacking the basic supplies needed to provide primary healthcare and to prevent and treat illnesses. In addition to providing staff to conduct medical consultations, we’ve helped to strengthen the health system in Venezuela by providing training for …

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Delivering Nutrition Services in a Conflict Zone

“It can be hard to operate in this environment,” says Namariq Elhadi Nasir, a licensed dietitian and Therapeutic Nutrition Officer at the Murafaa Althany Clinic in Sennar state, Sudan. “We’re seeing around 50 patients per week. Women and children are suffering from malnutrition because there simply isn’t enough food at home. Here at the clinic, …

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March Snapshots 2024

Supporting Earthquake-Affected Communities in Morocco Six months after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook Morocco—the country’s deadliest since 1960 and the most powerful in more than a century— we’re still on the ground working with local authorities and partners to provide support in the areas affected by the quakes. When the quake hit, we immediately sent an …

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