Pakistan: Repairing roads and restoring lives in Pakistan March 9, 2011
Floods that struck Pakistan over the summer of 2010 deluged at least one-fifth of the whole country, destroying entire villages. Mercy Corps is organizing more than 100 projects that will help residents repair roads, dig canals and rebuild other infrastructure.
Pakistan: Ensuring clean water for Pakistan's flood-displaced families March 9, 2011
The summer of 2010 brought torrential monsoon rains to Pakistan, flooding at least 20 percent of the entire country. Mercy Corps has distributed clean, fresh water to at least 145,000 people and is helping flooded communities build new water systems.
Pakistan: 'They are just like family' March 5, 2011
During last summer's historic flooding in Pakistan, Mercy Corps opened a mobile medical unit led by a female doctor to care for the needs of women and children. Dr. Antonia Maria explains how "day by day, we developed a bond like family" with women seeking health information and treatment.
Colombia: Preventing floods in Barranquilla February 17, 2011
Flooding and landslides caused by unusually heavy winter rains affected more than two million people in Colombia. Thanks to disaster-prevention work in the neighborhood of La Cangrejera by Mercy Corps and partner ITT, the neighborhood's 1200 families were unaffected.
Sri Lanka: Peace and reconciliation through sport February 15, 2011
The decades-long civil war in Sri Lanka finally ended in May 2009, leaving 80,000 dead, many thousands more dislocated, and a legacy of mistrust, tension and lack of communication between Sinhalese, Tamil and Muslim communities.
India: A future of reading on India’s tea estates October 18, 2010
On the tea estates in northeastern India, generations of girls and women have grown up without learning how to read — they spend their days in the field, just as their parents did, and there is no access or time to attend school.
United States: Mercy Corps Action Center aims to educate July 9, 2010
Portland's local FOX affiliate, KPTV, toured the Mercy Corps Action Center and spoke with Executive Director Julie Mancini about our efforts to connect local youth with global issues.
Spaces to grow June 4, 2010
At-risk kids in our afterschool program in Bogotá, Colombia greet visitors to their classroom. Click here to see more videos from Colombia.
Liberia: Welcome to Liberia May 19, 2010
When writer Bija Gutoff visited Mercy Corps programs in Liberia she was greeted with joyful singing and dancing.
Liberia: Community radio in Liberia May 19, 2010
Mercy Corps is supporting community radio in Liberia. 75-80 thousand people tune in to learn the latest news and community events.