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Haiti

Immunizations Protect Women and Children in Rural Haiti

Grant helps boost vaccination rate from three percent to 90 percent “A silent emergency.” That’s how Dr. Ceremy Fertil, AmeriCares Haiti Program Manager, refers to the perilously low immunization...

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Haiti

Cholera: Controlling a Killer

More than 325,000 cholera treatments delivered, 140,000 people trained to help Haiti fight this deadly disease. Cholera strikes quickly, spreads fast and can kill within hours. The infection is a...

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Crucial Help for Tuberculosis Patients in Haiti

Guillaume was just 21 years old when he contracted tuberculosis. As his illness progressed, it became difficult for him to continue working to support his mother and four siblings. Breathless and...

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$2.5 Million in Aid to Help Sandy Survivors

Response continues for families in struggling communities Thanks to an outpouring of support from individuals and companies worldwide, AmeriCares has provided $2.5 million in aid, benefiting an...

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South Sudan + 1 more

Emergency medical aid to South Sudan

Tens of thousands of displaced amid shortage of medicines and supplies Since South Sudan gained independence in 2011, ongoing conflict with Sudan and an escalating refugee crisis has left innocent...

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$1.6 Million in Aid to Help Sandy Survivors Update

Large-scale hurricane response continues December 3, 2012 Thanks to an outpouring of support from individuals and companies worldwide, AmeriCares has provided $1.6 million in aid, benefiting an...

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$1 million in aid to help Sandy survivors

AmeriCares large scale hurricane response—totaling $1 million in overall aid to date, continued throughout the Thanksgiving holiday. A Thanksgiving turkey dinner for 500—with all of the trimmings—was...

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Haiti

Report from our Team in Haiti: Hurricane Relief Continues

As Hurricane Sandy barreled north from the Caribbean, claiming more than five dozen lives, Haiti suffered the worst damage in the region, with severe flooding destroying thousands of homes and...

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AmeriCares Prepares for Hurricane Sandy

Stamford, Conn. – Oct. 26, 2012 – AmeriCares emergency response experts are closely monitoring Hurricane Sandy and preparing to deliver medicines, first aid kits, cleaning products, flashlights and...

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Lebanon + 1 more

AmeriCares in the Field: Lebanon

By Jessica Ginger Americares relief worker, Jessica Ginger, visited Lebanon in July 2012 to oversee ongoing aid to the country, including medicines, wheelchairs, walkers and other supplies to meet...

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World + 5 more

Pre-Positioned Aid Helps Flood Survivors Worldwide

Grants help partners quickly respond to disasters October 1, 2012 AmeriCares Global Pre-Positioning Initiative, launched in early 2012, has already helped crucial aid quickly reach flood survivors in...

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Niger + 5 more

Sahel Response: New emergency aid shipped to Niger

In response to a devastating food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa, a shipment of water purification sachets has been shipped to Niger, to be followed by a new delivery of urgently needed...

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