Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano erupted Sunday killing 99 people and causing thousands to lose their homes. More than 12,000 people have been evacuated. According to news reports, the entire village of El Rodeo was covered by a river of lava and boiling ash.
Georgia-based MAP International has provided medical relief supplies that are being used by first responders providing care for survivors. MAP's support includes MAP Disaster Health Kits, supplies for burn injuries, personal protective equipment such as masks, and more to victims of the volcano eruption.
The Carter Center, MAP International, and the Liberian Ministry of Health have formed a new partnership to combat a growing mental health crisis in Liberia.
MAP International, is joining with The Carter Center, to provide neuropsychiatric medicines and supplies to the Liberian Ministry of Health. These medications will be distributed to hospitals, health centers, and clinics (public and private) throughout Liberia, where there are trained health care workers, including mental health clinicians.
by Beth Hodges
One month ago today, Hurricane Maria roared through the Caribbean and slammed into Puerto Rico. While media coverage is beginning to fade, the suffering for so many continues. The damage to the island has been staggering with power outages expected to continue for six months or longer. Over half the residents do not have access to clean drinking water; less than 10 percent of roads are passable.
Delivery marks $6 billion in wholesale-value medicine donated globally by Georgia-based nonprofit
BRUNSWICK, Ga., Jan. 12, 2017—MAP International is responding to the Syrian refugee crisis by delivering urgently needed medicines and emergency supplies to people who have fled to neighboring Jordan for safety. The U.N. Refugee Agency estimates more than 4 million people have fled Syria, and are desperately in need of medical assistance and care after escaping their war-torn home country.
BRUNSWICK, Ga., Oct. 12, 2016—MAP International is bracing for an outbreak of cholera, as Haitians are already experiencing food, clean water and medicine shortages. The nonprofit is dispatching an additional 20,000 pounds of medicine and supplies to provide relief for the 1.4 million people suffering from the damage left by Hurricane Matthew.