International Medical Corps: A Team Effort Helps Save a Two-Week-Old Infant in Haiti

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When a massive earthquake rocked Haiti on August 14, more than 650,000 people were left in need of emergency humanitarian assistance, while more than half of healthcare facilities were damaged or destroyed. At the request of the Haitian government, International Medical Corps staff and volunteers deployed our Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Fixed Type 1 facility—a […]

Sharing hope thanks to the donors of the Ukraine Response Fund

Man writing 'Ukraine' on a box in a distribution center

With your support, Global Impact’s Charity Alliance will continue to make a difference for Ukrainians. The generosity of individuals, companies and foundations brought in more than $1.5 million through our Ukraine Response Fund and we’re taking a minute to celebrate the work that this funding supports. Whether you contributed through your workplace giving platform, donated […]

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS: Solar Power Brings Clean Water to Refugees

Solar panels are installed in Damboa, Nigeria

In 2020, International Medical Corps used diesel-fueled trucks to deliver approximately 315,000 liters of clean water daily across five refugee camps in Nigeria. Clean water is essential for drinking, cooking, sanitation and hygiene, which helps to prevent malnutrition, infection and disease. Though our assistance was invaluable, delivering water by truck is not cost-effective or energy-efficient. […]

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS: Last-Mile Delivery During a Pandemic

As the global COVID-19 vaccine rollout gets underway, humanitarian organizations such as International Medical Corps are using their expertise in community health to mount effective vaccination campaigns in the countries where they work. With our decades of experience managing outbreaks of infectious disease—from helping to eradicate wild polio in Africa, to supporting cholera vaccinations in […]

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS: Community Health Workers in DRC Help Stop Spread of Disease

To view this story on our website and see accompanying pictures, please click here: “When the Ebola outbreak was declared, community health workers came to my house to talk to me about Ebola prevention, but I did not believe I was at risk and I strongly resisted,” says Mayongezo, a man who lives in […]

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS: A First Responder’s story from Somalia

First Responder Abdi cares for a patient in Somalia.

For more than 20 years, Abdi* has cared for Somalia’s sick as a nurse with International Medical Corps in Somalia. He started his work with International Medical Corps in 1996. Over the years he has responded to disease outbreaks in three different regions of Somalia and saved countless lives. Today, he sees about 50 patients […]