The 7 Deadly Summer Dangers
This year, people living on the margins face a growing number of dangers. They live in places where disease, violence and persecution are a way of life. Here are seven deadly dangers to watch for during the summer of 2019.
Serving the Local Community With Mobile Dental Vans
Mobile Dental volunteers and patients represent the amazing work taking place right now in our own backyard. Here are two stories that demonstrate how strong our local communities are.
Voices From a Refugee Camp
From the millions of refugee voices, read about four with something important to say.
A Refugee Child Becomes a Refugee Father
He was forced to flee his childhood home three times, but now Fidel has built a stable life with his wife and they’ve welcomed a baby of their own.
Rohingya Brace for Severe Weather
Summer brings with it the threat of unpredictable weather. In Bangladesh, this year’s weather has been particularly hard on the refugees. In the cramped quarters where they live, cold, damp conditions lead to life-threatening situations.
On High Alert, Ready for Ebola
Conflict in the Congo is forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, crossing over the border into Uganda. Medical Teams is the leading organization providing health screenings as refugees cross over.
Three Reasons Medical Supplies Save Lives in Guatemala
In Guatemala, where the most vulnerable people bear the highest burden for health care, medical supplies mean the difference between life and death. Read three reasons why.
Crossing Rivers, Saving Mothers
Despite the sweltering heat if rural Liberia, the dusty roads and callused heels, 10 women volunteer their time to save lives. Each day, they march miles to reach women in need of support.
The Miracle of Life
Kentia’s parents rushed her to the Medical Teams-supported hospital near their home within the Mtendeli refugee camp. “I thought my child would die soon,” her mother later confessed.
A Critical Time for Mozambique
Two weeks after Cyclone Idai smashed through Mozambique, causing extensive flooding, the true scale of the disaster is now emerging