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Americares Readies Help for Indians Hit by Cyclone This Weekend

Cyclone Fani India Americares 2019
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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

Venezualan refugees clinic Americares 2019
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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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