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AmeriCares to Deliver $1.5 Million of Emergency Medical Shipments to Fiji

Emergency Medical Shipments to Fiji

AmeriCares to Deliver $1.5 Million of Emergency Medical Shipments to Fiji PQMD member AmeriCares, active in Cyclone Winston relief efforts since it hit the islands of Fiji in February, has expanded their assistance efforts to include emergency shipments totaling $1.5 million of medical aid. Contents include 46,000

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PQMD Member IMA World Health Focuses on Displaced in South Sudan

PQMD Member IMA World Health

PQMD Member IMA World Health Focuses on Displaced in South Sudan Since December 2013, the eastern side of South Sudan has been subjected to seemingly endless violence, causing a large migration to the western side of the country. Fearing for their safety, the residents of South Sudan

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AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Fiji Cyclone

Fiji Radar

AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Fiji Cyclone AmeriCares has relief workers on stand-by ready to assist the recovery from Cyclone Winston in Fiji. The storm, the most powerful storm to ever to hit Fiji, made landfall on the archipelago nation’s most populous island Saturday evening local time,

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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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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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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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Heart to Heart International Responds to Haiti Refugee Crisis

Haitian Refugee Family

Heart to Heart International Responds to Haiti Refugee Crisis Since mid-June 2015, Heart to Heart International (HHI) has been responding to the crisis at the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, providing medical care, food and aid for more than one thousand refugees. These men, women

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Yemen to Enable Relief to Civilians Trapped

International Medical Corps

Yemen to Enable Relief to Civilians Trapped International Medical Corps Calls on Yemen’s Warring Parties to Enable Relief Agencies to Assist Civilians Trapped in the Violence LOS ANGELES, CA – Amid escalating fighting for control of Yemen’s third largest city of Taiz, International Medical Corps is calling on

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PQMD Members Aid Nepal Earthquake Victims

PQMD Members Aid Earthquake Victims

PQMD Members Aid Nepal Earthquake Victims The membership of Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD), a global alliance leading the development and championing of high standards in medical supply and service donations, is committed to working in collaboration with other organizations whose focus is to ensure a

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