International Medical Corps

One Marriage at a Time: The Forgotten Refugee Crisis in Cameroon

Yolande Flore Longang Tchounkeu | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK
Yolande Flore Longang Tchounkeu

I came here because I wanted to help people and while the challenges remain considerable, I am willing to keep fighting. For every person we help - for every life we save - I am reminded of what we can do. I want to tell their stories in the hope that others will come forward, knowing that we can help them.

$16.1 Trillion and Counting - The Price Tag Facing the World for Inaction in Mental Health Treatments Demands Attention

Larissa Schneider | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK
Larissa Schneider

By: Inka Weissbecker, Global Mental Health and Psychosocial Advisor, International Medical Corps Around 350 million people around the world suffer fr...

'I Got the Courage, Seeing My People Dying': Ebola Fighters Tell Their Stories

Larissa Schneider | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK
Larissa Schneider

"Some are divided in their own community because of Ebola," Harris explains. "There were divisions and there were other conflicts. For now, we are in the community to talk to them so they can see the reasons why they can reunite. It was Ebola that brought all of this into our country."

Stigma Remains as Sierra Leone Begins Road To Recovery

Larissa Schneider | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK
Larissa Schneider

"Our challenge was really to educate the communities when it comes to hygiene practices, to help prevent further spread of Ebola", says Bob. "I think it was a real eye-opener for everybody involved.

Ebola: The Best Way to Predict Ebola Outbreak's Future Is to Invent It

Unni Krishnan | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK
Unni Krishnan

The current Ebola outbreak, the most severe and complex in history, is now making its impact felt worldwide.The deadly disease has killed over 960 peo...

Why We Need to Think Again About How We Deal With Humanitarian Crises

William Garvelink | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK
William Garvelink

As disasters continue to increase in lives lost and in damage costs it is time for the international community to look again at the fundamentals of disaster response and invest in training the real First Responders, the families and communities affected by these emergencies.

Natasha, Savannah and Sienna - I'm So Proud of My Girls!

Kelly Hoppen | Posted 11.02.2012 | Home
Kelly Hoppen

I am so proud of my daughter Natasha, and my step daughters Savannah and Sienna. Not only have they been very successful in turning their passions into professions, but they are all dedicated to giving something back and making a real change.