FEATURED STORY

PFA Training Helps Caregivers Care for Themselves as Well as Others

Learning about psychological first aid (PFA) and self-care helps caregivers in Ukraine better help others.

Read more
Items
Filters:
Update / Alert

We Are Responding to Hurricane Ian in Florida

After passing over Cuba, leaving millions there without power, Hurricane Ian made landfall on the southwest coast of Florida on Wednesday, September 28, as a Category 4 hurricane, with sustained winds of 155 mph and heavy rain—estimates currently range between 12 to 14 inches in central and northeastern Florida. It also brought an historic storm …

Continue Reading

Video

Hurricane Fiona Ravages Puerto Rico

Erica Tavares, Senior Director of US Programs, speaks to Fox Weather about the impact of the storm and how International Medical Corps is helping.
Story

PFA Training Helps Caregivers Care for Themselves as Well as Others

The Russian invasion has changed the daily life of every Ukrainian. Though the Ukraine army has been defending the country on the frontlines, medical workers have played a pivotal role, treating wounds and injuries caused by war, as well as “internal wounds” caused by acute stress. Dr. Taras Kushnir is living with the consequences of …

Continue Reading

Story

Women Find Liberation Through Entrepreneurship in South Sudan

It’s morning and the dry season’s chilly winds blow through the branches of the gigantic trees surrounding the open market in Panyagor county, South Sudan. Traders are setting up their stalls, and customers are navigating through the market, many looking for something to cook for their families. Across the road, elderly men are knotting ropes …

Continue Reading

Story

In Celebration of a Continued Polio-Free Future for Nigeria

Two years ago, the Global Commission for the Certification of the Eradication of Poliomyelitis (GCC) certified Nigeria as free from the wild poliovirus type 1. After an international effort, Nigeria was the last African country to earn the GCC certification. Nigerians celebrated with their families and communities, while health experts and humanitarians acknowledged a qualified …

Continue Reading

Press Release

International Medical Corps Honors Humanitarian Leaders at Annual Awards Celebration, Including Actor and Activist Sanaa Lathan and Corporate Partner AIG

International Medical Corps will honor leaders, including actor, director and activist Sanaa Lathan, and corporate partner AIG, for their dedication in helping the organization respond to humanitarian crises around the world. The Los Angeles-based relief organization will hold its Annual Awards Celebration on Thursday, September 29, at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, CA. Representatives …

Continue Reading

Story

Vaccinating Against COVID-19 in Manila

Baseco Health Center is located in one of the most poverty-stricken areas of Manila, capital city of the Philippines. At the Manila Health Department (MHD) District V office, International Medical Corps and MHD staff are loading COVID-19 vaccine doses into an International Medical Corps vehicle, ensuring the quick and safe delivery of the vaccine to …

Continue Reading

Story

Responding to Flooding in Central Darfur

Approximately 28,000 people have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods in the Central Darfur state of Sudan over the past few weeks, while about 4,000 houses and 650 latrines have been destroyed, 107 water sources have been damaged and thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed. At least six people have died, …

Continue Reading

Story

Afghan Province Suffers After Flash Floods

The province of Nuristan, which is in eastern Afghanistan and is characterized by mountains and river gorges, makes travel challenging, especially during the winter. International Medical Corps developed mobile health teams to offer healthcare services, considering the topography and geographic challenges of the province. Some patients would otherwise trek more than five hours to reach …

Continue Reading

Page: