Happy Mother's Day to all!
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, 5 people have been killed in clashes between army forces and supporters of General Bosco Ntaganda (wanted by the International Criminal Court). More than 4,500 refugees have crossed the border into Rwanda with more waiting at the border. There is an urgent need for medicine, amid fears of looting of health facilities and widespread displacement.
International Medical Corps is monitoring the situation and preparing to deploy if needed.
Give today and your support can help us respond to crises like this in the Congo, while continuing long-term recovery efforts. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
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More than a year ago, the northern coast of Japan was decimated following a massive earthquake and tsunami. Countless people lost their lives, homes and business were destroyed, and radiation fears due to the damaged nuclear reactors in Fukushima have added to the emotional toll of the disaster, as communities continue the long process of recovery.
International Medical Corps was on-the-ground 48 hours after the earthquake, reaching 20,000 people at evacuation centers.
Since then, we’ve partnered with local organizations and the Japanese government to:
Our progress was possible thanks to your generosity. Please, take some time today and read our 1-year report detailing our work in Japan since March 2011.
And on behalf of all of us at International Medical Corps, thank you so much for your support!