Sudan: Children in Blue Nile state
Children in Kurmuk, Sudan, clown for the camera. The city in the Blue Nile state, along the country's southern border, has been besieged by conflict since South Sudan's independence last July, as the countries struggle to negotiate resources and borders.
Somalia: Children and mothers in Mogadishu
Children and mothers in Mogadishu, Somalia. Thousands of families are still living in emergency camps in Somalia's capital, driven from their homes by drought, hunger and conflict.
Egypt: Gas canister in Alexandria
"The Arab Spring is the first step for real freedom and democracy in the Arab region. This tear gas canister was used during protests in my hometown Alexandria."
‘We Can Be Heroes’ campaign for the Horn of Africa launches in New York City
Yesterday, entertainment executives and NGO leaders came together at Time Warner Center to bring attention back to the continuing drought and hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
Myanmar: Daw Than Than Shwe, rice farmer
Fifty-five-year-old Daw Than Than Shwe, a mother of two, grows 27 acres of rice in Kyu Taw village in Myanmar's Irawaddy Delta.
Mongolia: Khureltogoo, carpenter in rural Mongolia
Since 2005, Khureltogoo has secured two loans totaling $16,000 thanks to guarantees provided by Mercy Corps. He used them to renovate a workshop, add a drying facility and purchase high-powered, modern equipment.
Tunisia: Election day in Tunisia
The blue ink on the tip of the fingers of these Tunisians indicates they've voted in the first free and fair election in their country's history.
Kenya: Seeking shelter from the rains
Goats and people take shelter from much-anticipated rains in northeastern Kenya.
Kenya: Death and drought
Today the Mercy Corps Emergency Response Team headed to El-Adow in northeast Kenya, to begin our work to give cash grants to those hardest hit by the drought. As we approached the small town, the carcasses of dead livestock lay scattered all across the dust, as far as the horizon.
Pakistan: Boy wading through floodwaters in Sindh
Mercy Corps is responding to flooding in Pakistan's Sindh Province with emergency clean water for over 4,000 displaced families.