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Iraq, Syria: Teen Syrian refugee boy looks for community in Iraq
Sepan, 15, dances to the beat of his own drummer. A Syrian refugee, he feels isolated in Iraq, but a new Mercy Corps community center could change all that.
From the field: The night shift on the refugee migration crisis
Trudging through the mud and cold, thousands of refugees continue to cross Europe in search of better futures for their families. One of our team members filed this report from working the night shift of the Macedonia-Serbian border.
Supporter Spotlight: Helping the world is lifelong commitment
Bill and Karen Early of Portland, Oregon made their first gift to Mercy Corps more than 15 years ago. They have shared a lifelong commitment to helping people around the world survive and flourish in difficult circumstances.
Three steps Europe must take to relieve the refugee madness
These refugees are not terrorists; rather, they are an opportunity for Europe. Peaceful and optimistic, the Syrians largely are young, skilled workers – precisely what is needed in Europe’s aging labor market.
Paris climate accord is first step in solving global poverty
We know that the effects of climate change can ravage communities, pushing people into poverty and stirring conflict over food, water, shelter and other resources. This accord is more than a first step towards solving climate challenges.
10 ways you made the world a better place in 2015
Your compassion is what makes our work possible. Together, we've helped 25 million individuals around the world this year survive crisis, get back on their feet, and build stronger futures. Thank you.
India: Mercy Corps monitoring flooding in India
Mercy Corps is monitoring the historic flooding in Chennai, India, but is not mounting a relief operation for now.
Syria: Airstrikes along Turkish border jeopardize aid to Syrians
The increase in airstrikes against towns located between Aleppo City and the Syria-Turkey border threatens critical supply routes for humanitarian aid. Mercy Corps is continuing efforts to deliver aid to Syrian citizens amid increasing danger.
Supporter Spotlight: Helping Syrian refugees from across the globe
Sometimes, it takes a powerful image to change the world. In early September, a photo of a young Syrian boy, laying lifeless on a beach in Turkey, moved the world to action.
Syria, Turkey: Follow board member Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's journey through Turkey
As Mercy Corps board member Gayle Tzemach Lemmon travels through Turkey, she is documenting her reflections. Read what she has to say about the situation and the Mercy Corps programs that are helping refugees cope.