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01 Jul 2011 description

Margaret Aguirre
Director of Global Communications
maguirre@InternationalMedicalCorps.org
+1 310.826.7800

June 30, 2011 - Los Angeles, Calif - Severe droughts in the Horn of Africa brought on by consecutive dry rainy seasons, have inflicted wide scale crop failure and food insecurity on already resource-poor communities struggling to survive in the region. International Medical Corps is preparing for an emerging humanitarian crisis in refugee camps in the Somali Region of Ethiopia.

21 Mar 2005 description

Afghanistan: IMC's 20-year history of medical assistance, health care training, and relief and development programs in Afghanistan reflects the depth of its long-standing commitment to the Afghan people.IMC currently supports and operates over 45 community-based health centers including 40 maternal child health clinics, four emergency obstetric care centers, and one provincial hospital. IMC also supports an extensive community health care network, including well-equipped training centers in 10 provinces across Afghanistan.

22 Nov 2002 description

The recurring drought in Ethiopia in recent years has devastated the nutritional well being, general health status, food security, and economic stability of the population. International Medical Corps is planning an emergency nutrition and health program in Ethiopia that will minimize the effects of the drought on the population in drought-affected areas.