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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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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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Celebrating World Water Day in Zimbabwe

Our water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) team in Zimbabwe commemorated World Water Day on March 22 with a celebration in the Sikalenge ward of Binga district. This year’s theme was “Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible.” More than 300 community members attended the celebration, along with representatives from the District Water and Sanitation Subcommittee and several …

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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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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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Yemen: A Seven-Year Emergency

March 22 marks the seventh year of civil war that the people of Yemen have had to endure. With 80% of the population in need of humanitarian aid and protection, it is now the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. Our first responders have been reporting about the situation on the ground through our Yemen …

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Snapshots February 2022

Providing Relief to People Affected by the War in Ukraine The war in Ukraine is evolving rapidly, affecting millions inside the country, while more than 2.3 million have fled to take refuge in neighboring countries. With decades of experience in Ukraine, we are expanding our services inside the country, as well as working to provide …

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Building Trust While Preventing COVID-19 in Ukraine

Last year, for the first time, our mission in Ukraine created a team of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) promoters to take COVID-19 prevention messaging into the villages of the Donetsk region, near the contact line that separates conflict-affected people residing in government- and non-government-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine. From the start, the team was …

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