Meeting the World’s Needs Close to Home

Clarkston, Georgia is often referred to as "the most diverse square mile in America" and "the Ellis Island of the South." With one of the highest refugee populations in America, it also has one of the highest uninsured rates and one of the lowest rates of access to health clinics. Ironically, it is less than 20 miles from Atlanta, one of the world centers of medical care and innovation.

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Irma Relief: A measure of comfort in a difficult time

Tens of thousands of Coastal Georgia residents are returning to their communities following evacuation from Hurricane Irma.

Many are finding their homes uninhabitable due to damaging flood waters and downed trees on top of their roofs.

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MAP International Mandatory Evacuation

MAP’s international headquarters, located in Brunswick, Ga., is now officially closed since Coastal Georgia is under a mandatory evacuation order due to #HurricaneIrma. Despite being told to evacuate, a handful of devoted MAP employees worked Friday morning to ship out valuable relief items to Texas.

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