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A Look Back: Two Years Since the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, International Medical Corps has expanded our work throughout the country. Here’s a look at how we’ve helped.

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Nepal Rescue Mission Brings Awakening Amid Destruction

As we reflect on International Medical Corps’ 40-year history, we’re highlighting some of the courageous volunteers and staff members who have dedicated their lives over the years to helping others. This profile of Dr. Michael Karch is the first in that series. When planes hit the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, …

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Top Ten Images of Humanitarian Aid from 2023

Like so many recent years, 2023 was a year of challenge and heartbreak for too many communities worldwide—wars rage on, the dangerous effects of climate change are on the rise and millions of people have been displaced from their homes, facing an uncertain future. Yet with the help of our global community of generous supporters, …

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Preparing for Winter in Afghanistan After Deadly Earthquakes

In Herat province, Afghanistan, communities were already preparing for a harsh winter when back-to-back earthquakes devastated the area. The quakes —each around 6.3 magnitude— hit on October 7, 10 and 15, and were each followed by several aftershocks. The series of quakes leveled villages, buried families and left entire communities homeless. According to OCHA, nearly …

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When Disaster Struck Morocco and Libya, We Rushed In

When catastrophic natural disasters struck Morocco and Libya, International Medical Corps responded immediately. As usual, we are working with local partners and public authorities to provide critical care and supplies in the aftermath of these tragedies—and will expand the scope of our responses as needs dictate. Massive Earthquake in Morocco On September 8, a 6.8-magnitude …

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Libya Flooding — Julia Hartley-Brewer

International Medical Corps’ David Eastman explains why mental health care is critical for Libyans after the flood and how we’re providing lifesaving aid.

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Breaking News – Libya Flooding

Senior Director of International Programs David Eastman talks about the need for resources and coordinated efforts in Derna devastated by the flood.

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We Are Responding to Flooding in Libya

Over the weekend of September 9, a slow-moving weather system in the Mediterranean called Storm Daniel struck the northeastern part of Libya, causing severe flooding that the government called “catastrophic and unprecedented,” and that it said has so far led to the deaths of more than 5,000 people. Tens of thousands are missing or displaced. …

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We Are Responding to the Earthquake in Morocco

Late on Friday, September 8, a 6.8-magnitude struck a mountainous region of central Morocco, about 45 miles southwest of the historic city of Marrakech. The quake was followed by a series of powerful aftershocks. More than 1,000 people have been killed, hundreds have been injured and many thousands have lost their homes. These numbers will …

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How Climate Change Will Change the Future of Humanitarian Response

With each passing day, climate change is getting more real. It does not distinguish between the rich or the poor, the powerful or the weak. Sooner or later, every person on the planet will feel its effects—and a growing body of evidence indicates it will be sooner rather than later. As a global humanitarian organization, …

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