We work with 3,000 local partners worldwide to assess health needs and deliver $500 million in medical and humanitarian aid to more than 90 countries each year.
The world’s leading pharmaceutical companies rely on AmeriCares to distribute their donated medicines and supplies where they will be used most effectively for those in the greatest need.
From our work around the world and across the U.S., we share the many stories of lives saved, health restored and hope renewed.
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A team of AmeriCares aid workers report from the borders of Syria, where our partners are providing medical care and humanitarian aid to people fleeing the horrific violence. Since the brutal conflict began, AmeriCares has provided more than $2 million in emergency medical and humanitarian aid to partners helping people in the war-torn region.
AmeriCares large-scale tornado response includes enough grants and aid to help more than 20,000 people struggling amid the devastation in Oklahoma.
In five days on site in Myanmar, a surgical team outfitted with medicines from AmeriCares Medical Outreach Program worked with local doctors and nurses to screen patients, conduct surgeries and educate local medical professionals.
As the Northeast continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy, Atlantic hurricane season has begun amid forecasts of above average storm activity for 2013. AmeriCares is ready in advance long before a hurricane strikes – so that crucial medicines and relief supplies are in the hands of response partners and survivors as quickly as possible.
AmeriCares shipped of 3,000 pounds of emergency medicines and supplies emergency medical aid to Bangladesh to help reduce the suffering of survivors injured in the deadly building collapse. The shipment included medicines and surgical supplies needed to treat hundreds of trauma patients like Rebeka and Marium, who sustained crush injuries in the disaster.
AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery team continues working 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 Haiti team is prepared in advance for another active Atlantic Hurricane Season (June 1 to November 30) predicted by the National Weather Service. The team has prepositioned cholera medicines and supplies and family preparedness kits to help families in flood-prone communities.
To help low income and uninsured patients like Janey breathe easier and avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital, AmeriCares is providing a record quantity of respiratory medicines to hundreds of clinics and community health centers across the United States in 2013.
Amber Kriesel knew she had to act fast. Sixteen minutes after the emergency sirens sounded in Moore, Okahoma, a monstrous tornado touched down.
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 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.
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.
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