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A Decade of Service: International Medical Corps in Azraq Refugee Camp

When Jordan’s Azraq camp for Syrian refugees opened in 2014, International Medical Corps was there.

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A Decade of Service: International Medical Corps in Azraq Refugee Camp

In the middle of the Jordanian desert, a city of white corrugated-steel buildings stands in the dust. Azraq refugee camp opened in 2014 to ease overcrowding in Zaatari, Jordan’s other refugee camp. However, life in the camp has never been easy for the 42,000 Syrians who live behind its chain-link fences. “At first, there was …

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As Attacks on Ukraine’s Healthcare System Continue, We’re Supporting Facilities

Ukraine’s health facilities have been hit hard by war. Between February 2022, when Russia launched its full-fledged invasion, and April 2024, the World Health Organization (WHO) documented 1,682 attacks on the healthcare system, including health providers, facilities, supplies, warehouses and transport. And there is no sign of the illegal attacks stopping. At International Medical Corps, …

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Delivering Lifesaving Care and Services in Northwest Cameroon

Since 2008, International Medical Corps has provided lifesaving nutrition and health services in Cameroon’s Northwest region, where armed conflict presents significant challenges to the delivery of humanitarian aid. Violence displaces families, interferes with freedom of movement and limits access to health services. Despite these hazards, our staff in Cameroon operates across the underserved Northwest region, …

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A Journey to Healing and Hope

Syria has been in the midst of a civil war since 2011, leading to significant humanitarian crises, displacement and destruction of infrastructure. The millions of Syrians who have been internally displaced have placed a strain on resources and services. The many challenges and hardship associated with the Syrian conflict have severely strained the healthcare system, …

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Restoring Hope and Building Resilience

After 13 years of crisis, most Syrians face a context of continuing humanitarian decline. The country has one of the largest populations of internally displaced people in the world, with millions of people in need since the beginning of the crisis. Humanitarian and economic indicators continue to deteriorate, while basic services are collapsing. Within the …

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Nurturing Hope Amid Healthcare Disparities

Abdul’s parents were deeply concerned about their child, as he struggled with and suffered from recurrent seizures that affected his development. Our mobile medical teams were there to help.

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

International Medical Corps’ history in Ukraine dates back to 1999, but we’ve working consistently in the country since 2014, when conflict broke out in the southeast. Based in Mariupol, our team provided outpatient primary healthcare, mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS), gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and treatment services, and immunization support. When Russia invaded Ukraine …

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Five Things Ukrainians Want You to Know About Ukraine

Dobryi den! My name is Taylor Cook, and I work at International Medical Corps as a Senior Communications Operations Officer on our Global Communications team. I usually work out of our Los Angeles headquarters, but earlier this year—with only one week’s notice—I accepted a work assignment that took me more than 6,000 miles around the …

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