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Syria: Refugee Crisis Response

As the war in Syria enters its seventh year, the devastations continues. Today, 13.5 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance. Over 11 million Syrians have…

Caribbean: Hurricane Response 2017

CARIBBEAN: HURRICANE RESPONSE 2017 ANTIGUA & BARBUDA  •  ST. MAARTEN  •  CUBA • DOMINICA • TURKS & CAICOS • TORTOLA • PUERTO RICO In September 2017, two category 5 hurricanes devastated the Caribbean. Winds reaching up to 300 km/hour took the lives of hundreds of people and left millions without power, shelter and clean water. Hurricane Irma left places [...]

Nepal: Flood Response 2017

Experiencing its worst rains in 15 years, Nepal has become inundated with severe flooding since August 11, 2017. Of Nepal’s 75 districts, 35 are experiencing widespread and detrimental impacts on life…

Canada: British Columbia Wildfire Response 2017

Over 45,000 people have been displaced from their homes due to raging wildfires in British Columbia. Evacuated families are staying at 11 emergency reception centres opened across the province. As of July 15, 2017

Yemen: Complex Emergency Response

Widespread conflict throughout Yemen has forced nearly 2 million people from their homes. The situation has been compounded by widespread famine and water…

Colombia: Landslide Response 2017

COLOMBIA LANDSLIDE RESPONSE 2017 On April 1, 2017 landslides plowed through the city of Mocoa in southwestern Colombia. Torrential rains caused flooding and surging rivers leading to widespread damage to affected communities. A large part of the city was destroyed, and there was a serious risk of additional landslides. The landslides disrupted water supplies, health services, roads, bridges, electricity, [...]

Canada: Shelter Support

CANADA SHELTER SUPPORT There are thousands of individuals and families in distress in Canada, whether struggling to find housing, basic necessities and protection from violence, or facing the aftermath of a disaster. With the help of product donations from Procter & Gamble, GlobalMedic lends support to protect the health of vulnerable families. 150,000 CANADIANS ACCESS EMERGENCY SHELTER [...]