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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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On the Precipice of Famine in a Country Ravaged by Conflict

An unprecedented 20 million people today are on the precipice of famine. At the heart of this crisis is Nigeria, where a seven-year-long conflict triggered by the insurgent group Boko Haram has wreaked havoc on the northeastern corner of the country. The violence has uprooted millions from their homes and decimated trade and agriculture. As …

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“I cannot just sit there and watch my community perish”

For more than 20 years, Abdi* has cared for Somalia’s sick as a nurse with International Medical Corps in Somalia. He started his work with International Medical Corps in 1996. Over the years he has responded to disease outbreaks in three different regions of Somalia and saved countless lives. Today, he sees about 50 patients …

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A Young Life Saved in Somalia: Farhiya’s story

“Our situation felt almost hopeless – I knew I had to do everything I could to save my daughter.” One-and-half-year-old Farhiya sat in her mother’s arms at an International Medical Corps facility. She was unable to move, unable to smile, unable to even cry. Her mother, Duniyo, travelled more than 10 kilometers to bring Farhiya …

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Where They Eat Water Lilies To Survive

Last week, I traveled first by airplane, then by helicopter and finally via canoe to reach some of the most remote communities on earth: the inhabitants of tiny islands scattered across South Sudan’s vast swampland known as the Sudd. Many fled to the islands seeking safety from the country’s violent civil war. Now in its …

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International Medical Corps fighting Famine in South Sudan

Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports on the hunger crisis in South Sudan, where countless numbers of people are on the run amid a brutal civil war. Communities hide in the wilderness to avoid violence, but there is nothing to eat, fueling a man-made famine as aid agencies struggle to reach people.

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