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  • AMDA Emergency Relief #5: Earthquake in Morocco

    Publication date:2023-10-03
    Responding to the catastrophic earthquake that struck Morocco’s southwestern regions on 8 September, AMDA’s two Japanese nurses worked with international health specialist Shifaa Foundation to provide aid to affected communities.

    • AMDA Emergency Relief #4: Earthquake in Morocco

      Publication date:2023-09-27
      Since arriving in Morocco on 14 September, AMDA’s two Japanese nurses have been working with Moroccan international health specialist Shifaa Foundation to provide assistance to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck the nation’s southwestern regions on 8 September. The epicentre was in the Atlas Mountains (Al Haouz) located 70 kilometres from Marrakesh.

      On 22 September, with five doctors from Shifaa Foundation, the nurses visited a village near Imintanoute in one of the

      • AMDA Emergency Relief #3: Earthquake in Morocco

        Publication date:2023-09-26
        AMDA’s relief workers (two nurses) have been collaborating with Shifaa Foundation in Morocco to extend a helping hand to the victims of a magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck the nation’s Al Haouz region in the Atlas Mountains on 8 September. The two have been engaged in the relief work since their arrival from Japan on 14 September.

        Relief supplies such as daily necessities and medical items have been accumulated at Shifaa Foundation’s warehouse closely located to Marrakesh Airport. Having been an international health specialist, the foundation has been based in the area for their daily operations. As of now, the donations have been arriving from both home and abroad.

        • AMDA Emergency Relief #2: Earthquake in Morocco

          Publication date:2023-09-20

          As of 15 September, AMDA’s two aid workers have been coordinating relief work in Marrakesh,

          • AMDA Emergency Relief #1: Earthquake in Morocco

            Publication date:2023-09-13
            In response to the devastating earthquake that struck Morocco on 8 September 2023, AMDA has dispatched two relief personnel to the disaster site.

            A magnitude 6.8 quake struck the province of Al Haouz in the Atlas Mountains located 70 kilometres southwest of Marrakesh. Morocco’s interior ministry said on 12 September that the death toll reached 2,901 while 5,530 people were injured.

            Immediately after the earthquake occurred, AMDA decided to send two aid workers to the affected area based on the information gathering and disaster assessment. The two (with each being a nurse and coordinator) have left Japan on 13 September, and are

            • AMDA Emergency Relief #39: Crisis in Ukraine

              Publication date:2023-08-16
              AMDA has been continuously providing assistance to those who have been forced to face the humanitarian crisis in Ukrainian war zones. As of now, AMDA is working with the following aid organizations based in Hungary and Ukraine.
               

              1. “Varda Hagyomanyorzo, Kulturalis Egyesulet” (Hungary)

               “Varda Hagyomanyorzo, Kulturalis Egyesulet” (Varda) is a Hungarian aid organization active in the areas that are on the border with Ukraine. It has provided medical supplies,

              • AMDA Emergency Relief #12: Earthquakes in T端rkiye

                Publication date:2023-08-03
                AMDA has been continuing its efforts to support the victims of huge earthquakes that devastated the southern part of Türkiye this February. 

                Starting on 11 February (five days after the quake hit), AMDA dispatched its medical team to affected regions twice until 9 March. During that time, two doctors, two nurses, and one coordinator took part in the mission. The team responded to the needs of local residents by providing medical consultation services and distributing emergency supplies.

                • AMDA Emergency Relief #4: Floods in Pakistan

                  Publication date:2023-07-04
                  As a follow-up project to support the victims of the large-scale flooding that struck Pakistan in 2022, last month, Baqai Medical University organized a week-long medical/dental camp in Shigar Valley, Skardu in the nation’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province (KPK). 

                  The university, which is under the management of the Baqai Foundation, is headed by Dr. Shoaib Baqai who also serves as chapter chairperson for AMDA Pakistan. Since the outset of the flood disaster, AMDA Headquarters has collaborated

                  • AMDA Emergency Relief #38: Crisis in Ukraine

                    Publication date:2023-05-24
                    Between 15 and 20 May 2023, two AMDA staff members visited Hungary to discuss further assistance for Ukrainian evacuees with its four local counterparts active in both Hungary and Ukraine. AMDA has extended a helping hand to those who sought refuge immediately after the outset of the crisis, sending 14 relief personnel in total for the relief work.

                    This time, the two met with the members of the aforementioned partner organizations in succession. The

                    • AMDA Emergency Relief #37: Crisis in Ukraine

                      Publication date:2023-05-19

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                      Ever since the crisis struck Ukraine, AMDA has sent 14 aid workers to neighbouring Hungary from March to October 2022 to help Ukrainian evacuees that fled war zones. During that time, the staff members comprising five doctors, six nurses, and three coordinators engaged in aid work. It included medical relief activities, as well as the provision of food items, medical supplies, and other necessities.

                      In light of the protracted crisis, AMDA has been continuously working with Hungarian and

                       
                       
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