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COVID-19 Compounds Puerto Rico’s Struggles after Natural Disasters

Puerto Rico, home to 3.4 million U.S. residents, was already struggling due to several natural disasters before COVID-19 arrived. In January 2020, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the island, followed by a series of strong aftershocks that lasted weeks. International Medical Corps—already on the ground in Puerto Rico since the catastrophic Category 5 Hurricanes Irma …

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COVID-19: The Collateral Damage

The announcement in late June by the World Food Program (WFP) that it will need to provide an additional 41 million people with emergency assistance in 2020 stands as one more stunning measure of the indirect damage that COVID-19 pandemic has wrought globally during its initial six months. After emerging in China late December and …

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Preventing Acute Malnutrition in Somalia’s IDP Camps

For 30-year-old Fadumo Hassan Jim’ale, the pain and disappointment that comes with losing a child is too familiar. Last year, the young mother lost her unborn baby during labor. After the loss of her child, Fadumo—who lives with her husband at Midnimo IDP Camp in Galkayo, Somalia—became more determined to take good care of her …

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Yemen: A Six-Year Emergency

What started as mass-protests against high fuel prices in 2015 is today the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Six years of brutal conflict—made worse by pre-existing humanitarian needs caused by devastating flooding in 2010, as well as extreme poverty—has decimated Yemen and its people. More than 24 million men, women and children—80 percent of the population—relies …

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NPR – Morning Edition

In New York City, International Medical Corps is partnering with seven hospitals in high-risk areas in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. NPR’s Noel King talks to Susan Mangicaro, Team Lead for International Medical Corps’ New York City COVID-19 response.
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International Medical Corps Provides Medical Shelters in South LA

International Medical Corps has deployed two medical shelters and equipment to Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital in South Los Angeles. The hospital, which operates in one of the most medically underserved areas in the nation, is preparing for a potential increase in patients due to the spread of COVID-19.
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United against malnutrition, Mali’s mothers are fighting back

January 2020 marked eight years since a violent conflict broke out in the west African nation of Mali, between the government and several insurgent groups in the north, throwing the country into a spiral of seemingly never-ending violence. Though a peace agreement was signed in 2015, conflict in one shape or another has persisted, with …

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