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Earthquake in Afghanistan

At 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Paktika and Khost provinces of Afghanistan, causing huge damage, killing at least 1,000 people, injuring more than 1,500 and causing widespread damage to infrastructure and homes. Gayan district in Paktika province—where International Medical Corps has been working for years—was the worst-affected. International Medical …

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We Are Responding to the Kentucky Tornadoes

On December 10 and 11, 2021, a series of more than 30 tornadoes spawned by powerful storms swept through six states in the central and southern US, causing significant damage and more than 90 deaths—a number that could increase as search-and-rescue operations continue. Kentucky was especially devastated by the storms, with at least 80 deaths. …

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We Are Responding to the Earthquake in Central Croatia

Just after noon local time on Tuesday, 29 December, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck central Croatia about 30 miles southeast of the capital, Zagreb, near the towns of Petrinja and Sisak. According to initial reports, seven people have died, and scores have been injured, some seriously. These numbers are expected to rise as search-and-rescue efforts continue. …

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For Hurricane Dorian Survivors, Emotional Distress Lingers

“I’m okay…” says Joe Tate, his statement trailing off like a question. “Well, my body’s strong,” he clarifies. “But my head and my heart…” Those two things are more complicated. But they’re the things that hurt the most. We encounter Joe in McLeans Town, a small and tightly knit community that our International Medical Corps …

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Responding to Cyclone Idai in Southeastern Africa

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 United National Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimates that nearly 3 million people in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe have been affected by Cyclone Idai’s torrential …

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International Medical Corps Is Responding to the Tsunami in Indonesia

A powerful tsunami thought to be related to the eruption of Anak Krakatau arrived onshore at about 9:30 p.m. local time on December 22, causing deaths, injuries and damage on both sides of the Sunda Strait, which runs between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra. Initial reports indicate that at least 429 people have …

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International Medical Corps Responding to Indonesian Earthquake and Tsunami

International Medical Corps has sent an emergency response team to Indonesia following a series of powerful earthquakes that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28. The largest quake, a powerful magnitude 7.5, triggered a tsunami that hit nearby coastlines, including the coastal city of Palu. The massive earthquake was centered about 35 …

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