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International Medical Corps Emergency Assessment in Timbuktu, Mali Reveals Significant Gaps in Health, Nutrition, WASH and Protection Services

Source: International Medical Corps - USA - Fri, 15 Feb 2013 23:45 GMT
Author: Jaya Vadlamudi, International Medical Corps
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 International Medical Corps’ Mali Emergency Response Team conducted a multi-sectoral assessment in the Timbuktu region between February 1-4.  The assessment included household-level surveys, clinical visits and key discussions with health officials. International Medical Corps found pillaged clinics, missing medical personnel and damaged health infrastructure throughout Timbuktu as well as significant gaps in nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and protection services.  For the full report, please visit: http://internationalmedicalcorps.org/TimbuktuReport

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