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International Medical Corps and Agility Logistics Partner to Enhance Delivery of Humanitarian Relief
Date:1/25/2009

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps (IMC) and Agility, a global logistics leader, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that outlines plans to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of humanitarian relief.

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The two parties agreed to work together on both emergency relief and development settings to provide rapid response to populations in need and logistical support for long-term assistance. By combining their specialties, International Medical Corps and Agility will bring higher standards to humanitarian logistics and supply chain management.

"This partnership brings together Agility's expertise in global logistics with International Medical Corps' 25 years experience in humanitarian relief and training to deliver highly efficient, effective emergency assistance wherever it is needed most," says Nancy Aossey, President & CEO of International Medical Corps.

The memorandum is the next step in a long track record of International Medical Corps and Agility teamwork in emergency settings. Most recently, the two worked together to bring essential medical supplies to Baghdad hospitals in Rasafa district, home to the volatile Al Sadr City. Their effort directly benefited more than 10,000 people in one of Baghdad's most devastated areas.

"We are thrilled to be formalizing a partnership that has already proven successful," says Aossey. "International Medical Corps and Agility have already changed thousands of lives in their work together. This MOU ensures that this life-saving cooperation will continue to help those around the world who need it most."

"We are proud to be working with International Medical Corps. At Agility, we believe in using our strength in logistics to make
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