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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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