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Immunizations Protect Women and Children in Rural Haiti

Grant helps improve vaccination rate from three percent to 17 percent In the rural Haitian community of Fond-Verrettes, the immunization rates were perilously low: Only three percent of people were...

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Kenya + 1 more

AmeriCares and icddr,b Fight Cholera in the Horn of Africa

Stamford, Conn. – May 17, 2012 – AmeriCares and icddr,b have launched a new cholera-fighting program in the Horn of Africa, where recent rains have increased fears of large-scale outbreaks. The two...

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Haiti

Cholera Treatment Shipment Arrives in Haiti

IV solutions will help 17,000 seriously ill patients A shipment of 100,000 liters of IV solutions – enough to treat 17,000 severe cholera patients – arrived in Haiti amid a worsening epidemic. The...

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Haiti

Emergency Aid Shipment for Haiti Cholera Epidemic

Treatment supplies for 17,000 patients expected to arrive next week Stamford, Conn. – May 2, 2012 – AmeriCares is rushing to deliver more than 100,000 liters of IV solutions for victims of the...

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USA

AmeriCares Delivering Aid for Tornado Survivors in Oklahoma

Stamford, Conn. – April 18, 2012 – AmeriCares and Nestle Waters North America are delivering a truckload of bottled water for survivors of the deadly tornadoes that touched down in the Midwest over...

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Haiti

AmeriCares Haiti Frontline Cholera Response Continues

Medical aid and advance preparation will help 100,000+ people in need AmeriCares frontline cholera response continues in Haiti amid an alarming rise in cases reported in the northern and western...

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Haiti

New Pump Brings Clean Water to Community Center in Haiti

AmeriCares grant helps reduce the risk of illness; benefits an estimated 900 people daily Access to clean drinking water can make a crucial difference for people living in Haiti, where overcrowding...

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USA

Emergency Aid Delivered to Tornado Survivors in Kentucky

Water delivered; medical aid, relief supplies and AmeriCares relief workers to arrive on Friday As shattered communities throughout the South and Midwest begin massive post-tornado clean-up,...

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Japan

Emergency Warmth for 1,300 Families

$250,000 grant brings needed space heaters to displaced survivors After spending three months living high school gym, Mr. Shiga was happy to find a temporary apartment in Sendai City. Then winter...

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Japan

Meals that Heal

Hot meals help 13,000 displaced survivors regain lifesaving connections Isolation kills. In Japan, there is even a word for death by loneliness and neglect—kodokushi. Japanese health care experts...

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Haiti

Our aid to Haiti: Working toward a healthy future

Report Released Today Highlights Major Accomplishments January 12, 2012 AmeriCares delivers $54 million in aid for Haiti earthquake survivors Stamford, Conn., Jan. 12, 2012 – Two years after the...

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Philippines

Emergency Air Shipment Arrives in the Philippines

AmeriCares ongoing flood relief helps more than 10,000 families January 10, 2012 Two thousand pounds of urgently needed medical aid arrived in Manila, the Philippines, on December 28—the most recent...

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Japan + 6 more

From Japan to Joplin: 2011 Emergency Response

AmeriCares disaster relief helped save lives and reduce human suffering January 10, 2012 Gallery View our photo gallery to read more about our work around the world in 2011 In 2011— a year that...

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