AmeriCares India is responding to the country’s worst drought in four decades, supporting medical camps, water purification and nutritional support for residents of the west central state of Maharashtra.
Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 16, 2016 – AmeriCares is deploying emergency response experts to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where historic flooding has killed at least seven people and forced tens of thousands from their homes.
Stamford, Conn. – July 25, 2016 – AmeriCares will provide 300,000 cans of OFF!® aerosol repellent to protect low-income and uninsured families from mosquitoes that could be carrying the Zika virus this summer. AmeriCares will deliver the repellent, donated by SC Johnson, free of charge to clinics, health departments and nonprofit partners in the southern United States and Puerto Rico.
Since it was established in 1979, AmeriCares has delivered more than $12 billion in humanitarian aid to 164 countries, including the United States.
More than 97 percent of all donations directly improve the health of people in need. Because we deliver donated medical and humanitarian aid to a trusted network of health care partners around the world, we multiply the impact of contributions from our supporters many, many times over.