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A preeminent First Responder, International Medical Corps provides emergency relief to those struck by disaster, no matter where they are, no matter what the conditions, working with them to recover, rebuild and gain the skills and tools required for self-reliance.
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Strengthening family resilience

As the conflict in Eastern Ukraine continues, many have fled the buffer zone to face an uncertain future, while others have stayed behind and struggle with every day needs. Limited access to basic life-saving services, depleted livelihoods, and exhausted coping strategies due to protracted nature of the conflict continue destroying social and family fabrics of …

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The Importance Of Psychological First Aid In Greece

A press conference held recently in Athens to present the first Greek language translation of the World Health Organization’s Psychological First Aid Guidelines underscores the importance of first responders’ ability to provide support for acute emotional issues as they receive refugees who have endured long, harrowing journeys to escape war at home and reach Europe. …

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Mental Health Team Helps Rescue Somali Refugee

Halima saw traditional healers and religious leaders to break the dark cloud that had settled over her life. She felt sad and was having trouble sleeping. She lost interest in activities that she once enjoyed. She couldn’t shake the darkness and blamed herself. “I am not much use either for myself or my children,” she …

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In The Horrors Of War, Helping A Syrian Man Overcome Depression

More than a year ago, MM’s wife left their home outside Damascus to travel to a city in northwestern Syria. She has been missing ever since, leaving 41-year-old MM to care for their four children, ages 10 to four years old, on his own. His life slowly began to unravel. MM struggled to work and …

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“Recovery is Possible”

War drove Labon Doka at the age of 20 to abandon his home in Sudan for a refugee camp in Ethiopia. It was in the refugee camp that his behavior started to change, subtly at first and then more drastically. He eventually stopped going to the school where he was a teacher and it was …

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Mental Health in Nepal

This is the story of Rita, a 34-year-old mother of three, who has battled psychosis for most of her life. Her struggles started as a young girl, but worsened after she stopped taking her medications when her husband moved to India to find higher-paying work. As a child, Rita competed against her younger sister at …

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Mental Health in Nepal

This is the story of Shambu Gurung, a 30-year-old Community Psychosocial Worker (CPSW) employed by a local partner organization helping International Medical Corps implement its Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) programs in Nepal’s Dhading District following the series of major earthquakes that struck Nepal in the spring of 2015, claiming thousands of lives. Shambu …

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