International Medical Corps & Global Ambassador Sienna Miller Launch “First Responders” CGI Commitment to Help Communities in Humanitarian Disasters ( x )September 24, 2013 - Los Angeles, Calif. – As part of its 2013 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action, International Medical Corps President & CEO Nancy A. Aossey and Global Ambassador Sienna Miller announced a new “First Responders” commitment to assist communities in becoming their own first responders in emergencies and natural disasters. Over the next two years, International Medical Corps will commit to scaling up its successful “health care through training” model, to prepare families and health workers in Africa to better cope with recurring emergencies such as drought, food insecurity or seasonal flooding.
As part of the First Responders commitment, Miller has brought together actors and public figures who have agreed to use their public platforms to raise awareness about the need to strengthen communities before disaster strikes. Current celebrity First Responders include: Global Ambassador Sienna Miller, along with Jamie Bell, Cary Elwes, Ben Foster, Chelsea Handler, Ben Harper, Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Kate Mara, Jaclyn Matfus, Robert Pattinson, Eddie Redmayne, Tom Sturridge, Mario Testino, Anna Wintour, and Robin Wright.
About International Medical CorpsSince its inception nearly 30 years ago, International Medical Corps’ mission has been consistent: relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster, and disease, by delivering vital health care services and sustainable development projects that focus on training. This approach of helping people help themselves is critical to returning hardest-hit populations to self-reliance.
BEVERLY WILSHIRE, A FOUR SEASONS HOTEL
9500 Wilshire Boulevard | Beverly Hills, California
6:30pm Reception | 7:30pm Program and Dinner
Master of Ceremonies: Jarl Mohn
This is a very special evening to celebrate International Medical Corps' inspiring, lifesaving work around the World
HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON
AMENAN VIRGINIE TANOU
We don't know yet, whether Eddie will be there or not.