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International Medical Corps Receives Grant to Help Eastern Chad Cope with Darfur Emergency

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Tim Smith
International Medical Corps
Phone: 1.310.826.7800

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- International Medical Corps (IMC) has received a one-year grant of $537,228 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide residents of eastern Chad with vital medical and health care services that have been catastrophically strained by vast influxes of refugees from neighboring Sudan. Since late 2003, more than 213,000 people have fled fighting and human atrocities in the Darfur region of western Sudan and taken refuge in the deserts of eastern Chad.  

To read the full press release, visit the International Medical Corps' Web site.

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