AmeriCares disaster relief team is on the ground in Oklahoma City, mobilizing a large-scale tornado response. New shipments are now underway, including water, family emergency kits, medicines and relief supplies to meet the urgent needs of ill, injured and displaced survivors
To prevent malnutrition among Ghana’s orphaned children, AmeriCares launched One Child One World, a five-year pilot program helping vulnerable children aged 0-18 months living in 30 residential homes.
AmeriCares emergency response team has been deployed to Oklahoma to assess urgent needs and coordinate deliveries of medical and emergency aid.
As the deadly civil war in Syria rages, AmeriCares has provided more than $2 million in medical aid, including antibiotics, chronic disease medicines and wound care supplies to help countless patients in desperate need.
XANGO has partnered with AmeriCares to deliver meal packs where they are most needed, in countries with high levels of malnutrition, including Afghanistan, Cambodia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Somalia, Malawi, Mexico, Nicaragua and the Philippines.
AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery teams have been working nonstop with clinics, shelters, and partners to deliver aid and emergency grants to ease the suffering of families in need throughout the tri-state area.
AmeriCares is partnering with American Medical Overseas Relief to provide a safer birth environment and better health outcomes for mothers and babies, with the donation of clean birth kits to Afshar Hospital in Kabul.
AmeriCares is preparing an emergency medical aid shipment for survivors of last week’s devastating building collapse in Bangladesh. The global health and disaster relief organization is sending 3,000 pounds of medicines and supplies to the National Institute for Trauma and Orthopedic Rehabilitation in Savar, one of the major hospitals treating the injured.
The volunteer medical team that operates an annual free surgical camp in Khammom, India is one of hundreds of teams that travel to impoverished communities worldwide each year supported with medicines and supplies donated by AmeriCares Medical Outreach Program.
AmeriCares is providing grant funding for modular ramps to help disabled New Jersey residents return to Sandy-damaged homes.
In India, AmeriCares has launched a Health Worker Safety Initiative, providing vaccinations, medical supplies, safety education and emergency preparedness training for doctors, nurses and health workers at hospitals and clinics.
Counseling for storm victims is a key component of AmeriCares Sandy relief program. Six months after the hurricane, we have awarded more than $600,000 in funding to meet the mental health needs of New York and New Jersey residents.
National Volunteer Week shines a well-deserved spotlight on the crucial work of the dedicated volunteers at AmeriCares.
In response to a deadly escalation in violence, a massive flow of refugees from war-torn Syria and a dangerous shortage of medicines, AmeriCares is preparing new shipments of urgently needed medical aid and funding for partners in the region to help reduce suffering for families affected by the crisis.
As part of a global effort to reduce micronutrient deficiency and increase child survival rates, AmeriCares and Vitamin Angels have launched a partnership to provide donated high-dose Vitamin A to select health care institutions serving children at risk.
A new therapeutic playground, supported by funding from AmeriCares, has opened at Lady Ridgeway Hospital in Sri Lanka, equipped with apparatus to enhance physical therapy and make it more enjoyable for children. Eight years after devastating tsunami, AmeriCares’ ongoing programs improve the lives of the people of Sri Lanka.
AmeriCares has responded to the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan with emergency aid to help 44,000 people suffering from serious infections, malaria, pain and disease.
To help fill crucial health care gaps for impoverished and uninsured patients, AmeriCares provides cardiovascular medicines to hospitals and health clinics in the U.S., Latin America and worldwide.
More than 1,000 health workers in Tanzania have benefited from hepatitis B vaccinations, safety training, medicines and supplies provided through the Health Worker Safety Initiative, launched by AmeriCares in 2008.
AmeriCares is working to save the lives of mothers and babies in Afghanistan and around the world, with deliveries of fetal heart Dopplers, medicines, supplies, and crucial nutritional supplements.