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Fiji

Emergency Response Team at Work in Fiji

An AmeriCares emergency response team is on the ground in Fiji to help with the recovery from Cyclone Winston. The Category 5 storm – the strongest on record in the Southern Hemisphere – made...

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Syria

AmeriCares Delivers $3 Million in Medicine for Syria

Continuing health services support for families caught in five years of conflict AmeriCares has more than $3 million in medicine on the way to help children and families in war-torn Syria. Shipments...

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El Salvador + 1 more

Responding to the Zika Health Crisis

AmeriCares is on the frontlines of the Zika crisis, caring for patients with suspected infections and providing education on how to prevent the disease. Clinicians at the AmeriCares Family Clinic in...

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India

AmeriCares Deploys Medical Teams for India Floods

AmeriCares is deploying medical teams to Tamil Nadu, where relentless flooding has closed schools and a major airport in Chennai and claimed at least 269 lives. The first team, organized by the...

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World + 6 more

One Pill Helps Millions of Children Stay in School

When school starts in Kumasi, Ghana, students receive pencils, books and a little white pill – Vermox. The pill kills intestinal parasites that rob children of nutrients, creating weakness and even...

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Mexico

AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Hurricane Patricia

AmeriCares emergency response experts are closely monitoring Hurricane Patricia and are preparing to deploy a team to the region. With 200-mph sustained winds and powerful gusts, the Category 5 storm...

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Nepal

AmeriCares Responds to Nepal Earthquake

Stamford, Conn. – April 25, 2015 – AmeriCares is responding to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal earlier today, causing buildings to collapse, setting off avalanches on Mount Everest and...

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Liberia + 2 more

Novo Nordisk Donates $1 Million to Fight Ebola

Stamford, Conn. – Sept. 18, 2014 – Global pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has donated $1 million to support AmeriCares comprehensive response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak. The gift will...

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Philippines

Relief Workers Mobilize Aid in the Philippines

Second response team arrives, shipments underway Typhoon Hagupit, known locally as Ruby, made landfall on Dec. 6 in the central and eastern Philippines with torrential rain and cyclone-force winds,...

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