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Project HOPE Supports Refugee Crisis from Macedonia

Project HOPE staff continue to assess needs of refugees passing through transit center in macedonia

Project HOPE Supports Refugee Crisis from Macedonia In Macedonia, thousands of refugees a day from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa continue to cross the Greece/Macedonia border, on a popular route through the country to reach final destinations in European Union nations. The influx of refugees has put

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Mercy Ships approves deployment of the Africa Mercy

Africa Mercy Ship

Mercy Ships approves deployment of the Africa Mercy We are so happy to share the following note we received from Russ Holmes, our member representative from Mercy Ships. Congratulations to the Mercy Ships team as you prepare to deploy this beautiful ship that will do so much

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Heart to Heart International’s Aid Efforts Welcomed in Cuba

Heart to Heart in Cuba

Heart to Heart International’s Aid Efforts Welcomed in Cuba In October 2015, Heart to Heart International (HHI) shipped a container loaded with six tons of medical supplies and children’s items to the William Soler Pediatric Hospital in Havana, Cuba. This facility is a leading care provider for

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IMA World Health Helps Women ‘Overcome’ SGBV in Eastern DR Congo

IMA World Health Helps Women ‘Overcome’ SGBV in Eastern DR Congo Involving women in decision-making bodies is necessary for the sustainable development of communities. However, women in the Democratic Republic of Congo are often overwhelmed with ensuring their own survival due to violence and frequent pregnancies, which

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AmeriCares India Attends to Flood Victims in Chennai

India Flooding AmeriCares

AmeriCares India Attends to Flood Victims in Chennai In response to extensive flooding caused by heavy rains in the Southeastern Indian city of Chennai, AmeriCares India emergency response teams have been working to aid the many people affected, specifically in the state of Tamil Nadu. An estimated

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International Medical Corps helps to end West African Ebola outbreak

Ebola free!

International Medical Corps helps to end West African Ebola outbreak In March of 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) documented several initial cases of Ebola hemorrhagic fever flaring up in southeastern Guinea. In mere months, the infectious disease spread quickly to the nearby populations of Liberia and

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PQMD Members Earn High Rankings on CNBC’s List of Top Ten Charities in 2015

PQMD Members Earn High Rankings on CNBC’s List of Top Ten Charities in 2015 In a recent article, CNBC reported on the top 10 most efficient and successful charities working to bring change to the US and abroad. The list seeks to recognize charities that over the

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After Koppu, AmeriCares’ ongoing aid in the Philippines

After Koppu, AmeriCares’ ongoing aid in the Philippines Typhoon Koppu made landfall on October 18th, 2015 in the Philippines. With massive wind gusts and heavy rains, the disastrous super storm left 58 people dead and over 100,000 displaced from their homes. Early estimates placed the financial damages,

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The International Medical Corps & AmeriCares partner to assist Yemen in Crisis

The International Medical Corps & AmeriCares partner to assist Yemen in Crisis   Civil war sparked in Yemen during March of this year. And since then, over 5,600 people have been killed via the wide-spread conflict. Many more Yemenis – an estimated 21 million, or 3 out

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World Vision in Nepal

World Vision in Nepal On April 25th, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal and surrounding areas. Just 21 days later, a 7.3 aftershock was felt. This chain of natural disasters is the deadliest in the country’s history. It has affected over 8 million – many of these

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