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Americares Delivers 50 Tons of Medical Supplies to Syrians [UPDATE]

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Americares is delivering 50 tons of critical medicine and medical supplies to help children and families in war-torn Syria. One shipment has already arrived and two more shipments containing intravenous fluids, oral rehydration solutions, and other lifesaving items, are in transit. UPDATE, 8:34 a.m., Wednesday: Americares says that on “Giving Tuesday,” Dec. 3, “Gifts up to $10,000 will be matched 8X until 11:59 p.m.” That means that, for example, a $20 donation would result in the organization getting another $160. Continue Reading →

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Americares Has Medical Team on the Ground in the Bahamas in Wake of Hurricane Dorian

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Americares has deployed an emergency medical team to the Bahamas to meet the immediate health needs of families left homeless by Hurricane Dorian. Starting Wednesday, the team has been providing essential primary care services and lifesaving medicines, in a Nassau, Bahamas evacuation shelter housing more than 400 children and adults. The evacuees include families from the most devastated areas, including the Abaco and Grand Bahama islands. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Americares Sends Emergency Response Team to the Bahamas

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An Americares emergency response team is arriving in the Bahamas today to assist the Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. The storm slammed into Grand Bahama Island on Sunday afternoon as a Category 5 hurricane, flattening entire communities, destroying roads and leaving portions of the island nation under water. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Americares Girds Up for Hurricane Dorian, with Medicine and Supplies for Florida

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Americares is deploying an emergency response team to Florida and readying shipments of relief supplies as Hurricane Dorian intensifies. The storm is expected to make landfall on Florida’s east coast early next week as a major hurricane, bringing torrential rains and wind speeds up to 130 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Americares Readies for Tropical Storm Barry, Expected Late Friday or Early Saturday in Louisiana

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With Tropical Storm Barry building strength as it heads toward the Gulf Coast—and up to 20 inches of rain forecast for parts of Louisiana and Mississippi—Americares emergency response experts are readying for what could be the first U.S. hurricane of the season. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Americares Readies Help for Indians Hit by Cyclone This Weekend

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Americares India is preparing to deliver medicine and relief supplies to assist survivors of India’s worst cyclone in decades. Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha Friday morning local time with wind gusts over 120 mph — the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane. More than 1 million people evacuated India’s east coast as the storm approached, taking refuge from the heavy rains and punishing winds in more than 800 emergency shelters. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Demand Surges at Americares Emergency Clinics for Venezualan Refugees in Colombia

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Demand for health services is surging at Americares emergency medical clinics in Colombia as Venezuelans stream across the border in search of food, employment and medical care. This week the clinics reached a milestone, surpassing 50,000 patient consultations since opening last summer. (more…) Continue Reading →

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