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Nothing Can Stop Cameroon’s Intrepid Field Supervisory Team

In Cameroon, a supervisory group travels deep into the field to provide technical and logistical support to medical teams in hard-to-reach areas. Read more and see photos of their treacherous journey.

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Ukraine Three Month Update from International Medical Corps

Hear from International Medical Corps’ Chief Operating Officer, Ky Luu, who has just returned from Ukraine, about our emergency response—including current challenges and the latest updates on how International Medical Corps is responding.
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Nothing Can Stop Cameroon’s Intrepid Field Supervisory Team

Last year, International Medical Corps began operating in northwestern Cameroon, a region that has suffered from internal armed conflict since 2016. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced and have fled into the bush, where they live in crowded, unhygienic, unhealthy conditions. Elderly people, pregnant and lactating women, young girls and children under the …

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Snapshots April 2022

Providing Supplies Where They’re Needed Most Our teams worldwide embody commitment. No matter what obstacles confront them, our staff in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) always find a way to ensure that crucial medicines and supplies reach communities that need them. In Afghanistan, our teams provide healthcare services to the people of Nuristan …

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Four Numbers That Help to Illustrate the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis

1. Ukraine now has the world’s ninth-largest population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) According to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), more than 8 million Ukrainians have fled the country, while 7.7 million have been forced from their homes and become internally displaced persons (IDPs) inside the country. Between Ukrainian refugees and IDPs, nearly …

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Snapshots March 2022

Providing Relief to People Affected by the War in Ukraine Our team is expanding its relief efforts inside Ukraine in response to the war there, as well as in neighboring countries, to provide medical, mental health and protection services to the millions of people affected by the conflict. In Poland, our team conducted a series …

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Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy in Jordan’s Azraq Camp

International Medical Corps’ community health team conducts monthly shelter-to-shelter visits throughout the villages of Azraq refugee camp in Jordan, providing health education and linking residents with our services, as well as with services provided by other organizations in the camp. Much of this work is done by community health volunteers (CHVs), who also are residents …

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Supporting Displaced Families in Ethiopia

In the East Hararghe and Guji zones of the Oromia region in Ethiopia, International Medical Corps runs a multi-faceted program that offers emergency health, protection, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to conflict-affected internally displaced persons (IDPs). For Radia Jilo, the project has made improvements to everyday life—and helped her feel valued. Radia is …

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The Chaotic World of Nursing Abroad in Disasters

Humanitarian Nurse Susan Mangicaro talks about her experiences responding to emergencies worldwide, from earthquakes and typhoons to Ebola and COVID.

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Addressing the Root Causes of Migration Through Vocational Training

Nasteeh Mohamed Omer, a 22-year-old who lives in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia, left school after the 10th grade because of economic problems. When his father died three years ago, he became primarily responsible for the remaining six members of his family. Poor communities in Dollo Ado—a woreda, or district, of eastern Ethiopia—don’t offer reliable employment or …

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Learning to Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

Six-year-old Jacqueline is experiencing lockdown at home in Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “I wish our school could be opened, but the government closed it, and I feel sad that I cannot go to school,” she says. “I miss my teacher and friends. When we were in school, …

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