Emergencies

A preeminent First Responder, we provide emergency relief often within hours to those hit by disaster, no matter where they are, no matter what the conditions.

Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo

International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Team is on the ground in affected areas to support a multi-disciplinary response to the latest Ebola epidemic in the DRC.

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Southeastern Africa: Cyclone Idai

COUNTRIES IMPACTED
Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

International Medical Corps has deployed a team of response experts to help those affected by the devastating cyclone that battered southeastern Africa on March 14 and 15. The primary needs appear to be water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services, including a need for hygiene kits and access to clean water; healthcare, including access to medicines, and treatment and prevention of acute watery diarrhea and cholera; shelter for the displaced; nutrition; and protection for women and children.

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Syria Crisis

COUNTRIES IMPACTED
Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon

Syria’s civil war, now in its ninth year, has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and sparked the largest population exodus since World War II, with more than 6 million displaced inside Syria and more than 5.5 million seeking refuge in neighboring countries. Many of those displaced inside Syria lack even the most basic assistance, in what has become the largest and most complex humanitarian catastrophe in our world today.

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Conflict, Hunger and Disease in Yemen

The United Nations calls Yemen the world's worst humanitarian disaster, with one-third of its 29 million people "one step from famine and starvation" and twice that number lacking access to adequate healthcare.

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Tsunami in Indonesia

International Medical Corps is working with local aid organizations to provide emergency healthcare, to provide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services, and to build livelihoods though a program to build shelters made by local people from local materials, including bamboo.

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Hunger Crisis & Famine Risk

COUNTRIES IMPACTED
Somalia, Yemen, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ethiopia

War, drought and displacement is fueling the largest hunger crisis in decades, with more than 30 million people experiencing extreme food insecurity. Two-thirds of them are at immediate risk of famine.

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Conflict and Hunger in South Sudan

Armed conflict in South Sudan, now in its fifth year, has claimed tens of thousands of lives. Despite diplomatic efforts to end the war, the fighting continues. The volatile conditions hamper efforts to improve public health standards in a country that has one of the world’s highest infant mortality rates. Food security conditions remain desperate and the potential for disease is extremely high. International Medical Corps currently operates in five of the country’s 11 states, providing emergency healthcare as well as nutrition, mental health and protection services.

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Conflict, Crisis and Hunger in Northeast Nigeria

Ongoing conflict involving the militant Islamic group Boko Haram has created a major humanitarian crisis in northeastern Nigeria. In Borno state, some 244,000 children are suffering from severe acute malnutrition, while malnutrition levels in newly accessible areas in Borno and Yobe states are “extremely critical,” with rates ranging from 20 to 50 percent.

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Past Emergencies

A preeminent First Responder, we provide emergency relief—often within hours—to those hit by disaster, no matter where they are, no matter what the conditions.

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