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01 Oct 2018 description
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Millwood, VA (September 29, 2018) -- Project HOPE, a global health and humanitarian relief organization, deployed a medical team to the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia to address urgent health needs following a deadly earthquake and tsunami. "Our team in Palu will work with local authorities and emergency responders to address urgent needs from the disaster," said Chris Skopec, Executive Vice President of Global Health and Humanitarian Relief at Project HOPE.

11 Jun 2018 description
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Millwood, VA, June 11, 2018

Project HOPE announced the deployment of an emergency medical response team to Guatemala as fresh lava flows from the Fuego volcano, prolonging a disaster that has displaced thousands of people. 

10 Jun 2018 description
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Project HOPE is deploying an emergency team to respond to critical health needs after the Fuego volcano in Guatemala left 109 dead and 200 missing. Dangerous flows of ash, rock and toxic gases have forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes after the country’s most violent eruption in four decades. Our team is engaged with local partners and will support the efforts of the Guatemalan government, which has requested international assistance including water filters, medicines, medical supplies and equipment, mobile hospitals, and medical support.

25 May 2018 description
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Partnership provides critical health services, and diabetes and nutrition education

San Juan, PR, May 23, 2018

21 May 2018 description
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Millwood, VA, May 21, 2018

Medical volunteers from Project HOPE, a leader in global health development and emergency relief programs, have joined the 2018 Pacific Partnership, the 13th annual humanitarian aid mission and disaster response exercise led by the United States Navy in the Asia Pacific region. HOPE volunteers will implement side-by-side trainings with local health care professionals in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

05 Apr 2018 description
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Millwood, VA (April 4, 2018) –  When a humanitarian crisis or medical emergency strikes in an unstable part of the globe, the quicker health workers can deploy and become fully operational, the more lives they can save.

20 Mar 2018 description
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Project HOPE, a global health development and relief organization, is teaming up with the Planet Water Foundation to provide clean water and hygiene education programs in Puerto Rico on World Water Day on March 22. The Planet Water Foundation’s “Project 24” will install 24 water towers simultaneously in the U.S. territory and four countries in Asia.

22 Sep 2017 description
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Millwood, VA, September 22, 2017

Project HOPE announced the deployment of an emergency response team, including medical professionals, to Puerto Rico, which is facing a long period of recovery after Hurricane Maria left millions without power, compromising health facilities, the water system and sanitation services.

21 Apr 2017 description
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Project HOPE says the health and survival of millions of women and children are at stake as famine looms in Nigeria. Amid growing fears of mass starvation in parts of Africa and Yemen where conflict, drought, and economic instability have combined to create the most severe food crisis in decades, Project HOPE deployed a team of health and nutrition experts to assess the immediate humanitarian needs in northeast Nigeria.

12 Jan 2017 description
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Millwood, VA, January 12, 2017

Hurricane Matthew devastation in Haiti

On the 7th anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, Project HOPE vows to continue efforts to help rebuild Haiti’s health system after Hurricane Matthew compromised progress made to the health sector during the years following the devastating earthquake in 2010.

05 Nov 2016 description
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Millwood, VA, November 4, 2016

Project HOPE announced an airlift of medicines and supplies to Haiti today as health needs persist one month after Hurricane Matthew blasted through the Caribbean nation.

08 Oct 2016 description
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Responding to Haiti
Millwood, VA, October 7, 2016

Haiti's Interim President, Jocelerme Privert, told Project HOPE today that humanitarian needs are increasing rapidly after Hurricane Matthew unleashed massive flooding and widespread destruction, claiming hundreds of lives.

The President and First Lady, Ginette Michaud Privert, met with Project HOPE’s disaster relief team in Port-au-Prince on Friday amid growing concerns about a surge in cholera cases and other illnesses.

09 Jun 2016 description
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Millwood, VA, June 9, 2016

Medical volunteers from Project HOPE, the global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, have joined Pacific Partnership 2016, the 11th annual humanitarian aid mission and disaster response exercise led by the U.S. Navy to the Asia Pacific Region. Traveling aboard the USNS Mercy, a 1,000-bed hospital ship, the medical volunteers will support the U.S. Navy and partner nations by providing medical care, teaching medical topics and implementing side-by-side trainings with local health care professionals.

02 May 2016 description
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Millwood, Va., April 25, 2016

Project Hope's humanitarian aid continues in Nepal one year after earthquakes. Project HOPE, a global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, says it is standing by Nepal on the first anniversary of the earthquake to improve access to health services for communities in need.

22 Apr 2016 description
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Team working through latest 6.0 magnitude quake near same areas impacted less than one week ago.

Millwood, VA, April 22, 2016 Project HOPE, the global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, announced today that its disaster response team is on the ground in Ecuador following the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the country’s central coast on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

08 Apr 2016 description
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Millwood, VA, April 7, 2016

Project HOPE, the global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, today announced the development of a cold chain facility at Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Milot, the only one of its kind in northern Haiti, to ensure that critical medicines, vaccines and supplies can reach those in need.

01 Oct 2015 description
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By Emilija Dukovski, Project HOPE’s Finance and Administration Manager in Skopje, Macedonia

Current situation

As the weather gets colder the number of migrants and refugees transiting Macedonia has not gotten any lower than before. The average number of people transiting Macedonia per day only couple of months ago was 2,000, and today the average is 4,000-5,000.

22 Sep 2015 description
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Global NGO Says Humanitarian Crisis Overwhelms Eastern European Health Systems

Project HOPE announced today that an airlift of medical supplies arrived in Macedonia and additional aid was en route to the country to assist Syrian refugees and others who have fled conflicts in the Middle East.

11 Sep 2015 description
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By Dalibor Tasevski, Project HOPE’s Regional GIK Manager/Disaster Response Coordinator

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