» For a South Sudanese refugee, a place to put down roots
11/05/18 16:08 from Mercy Corps
Soon after Grace learned to walk, she learned to flee. Now 29 years-old, she has fled to Uganda two separate times because of conflict in her home country of South Sudan . Grace, like so many other South Sudanese people, was forced to le...

» Quick facts: Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis
07/05/18 23:05 from Mercy Corps
For several years Venezuela — once the richest country in South America — has been hurtling toward economic, social and institutional collapse, spurring a regional humanitarian crisis and mass migration. Families are struggli...

» How young people in the Middle East are using technology to share their voices
04/05/18 18:48 from Mercy Corps
Prior to joining Mercy Corps, my career was in education. I taught in an IDP camp in Haiti, an urban public school in Bangladesh, and in multiple settings with refugee youth who had been resettled in the United States. In each of these r...

» The long road to recovery: Three years after quake, Nepalis push ahead
22/04/18 22:35 from Mercy Corps
Climbing the quiet, winding dirt roads of the remote mountainside communities outside Kathmandu, Nepal, it’s difficult to imagine the chaos once felt here. Today, in these small villages, farmers quietly tend the vast, green terraces tha...

» Quick facts: How climate change affects people living in poverty
10/04/18 18:40 from Mercy Corps
Around the world, people are experiencing both the subtle and stark effects of climate change. Gradually shifting weather patterns, rising sea levels and more extreme weather events are all clear and devastating evidence of a rapidly cha...

» How we work: Emergency response
04/04/18 19:07 from Mercy Corps
The rate of weather-related natural disasters — hurricanes, floods, drought — has more than tripled since the 1960s. And they’re hitting with greater intensity than ever before. Emergencies like these can have particularly disastrous con...

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