people in need
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Americares saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential.
For people affected by poverty or disaster, health is essential to a better future. With good health, they can attend school, be productive at work, care for their families and contribute to strong communities. Poor health puts all of those opportunities at risk. Health is fundamental to all aspects of development.
Since our founding in 1979, Americares has delivered more than $13 billion in quality medical aid and innovative health programs to 164 countries, including the U.S.
Our health programs and medical donations reach more than 90 countries and all 50 states in the U.S. each year, saving lives and transforming communities.
After Hurricane Matthew cut a deadly path through the Caribbean and battered the coast of the southern U.S., Americares is at work helping survivors in Haiti and in the U.S.
Latin America, Caribbean
Americares is on the frontlines of the Zika crisis, caring for patients with suspected infections and providing education on how to prevent the disease. Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the organization is partnering with hospitals and clinics to ensure they are well equipped to address the intensifying health crisis.
Following Ecuador’s deadliest earthquake in decades, Americares emergency team is deploying to the country, and a shipment of medicine and medical supplies is being prepared to treat survivors.
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