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22 Sep 2011 description

September 22, 2011 ‐ Los Angeles, Calif. – International Medical Corps announced at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting a commitment to immediately address the nutritional and health needs of 200,000 individuals suffering from the effects of famine and drought in the Horn of Africa. International Medical Corps will scale‐up targeted nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs in drought‐affected regions in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.

28 Jul 2011 description

An additional half-million people in East Africa are now in desperate need of humanitarian relief, bringing the number to 11.6 million people across the drought-stricken region. International Medical Corps is expanding its existing operations and deploying additional emergency teams to provide critical nutrition and health interventions to families from southern Somalia who are crossing into Kenya and Ethiopia. At some camps, one in four children under five are severely malnourished when they arrive.