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Liberia: Ebola response diaries: Nyema
Most members of our Ebola response team are from Liberia. Hear how they’re living with the outbreak and why they’re determined to help their communities beat the virus.
DR Congo: The quest for clean water comes closer to home
Many people spend hours every day just gathering water. See how we’ve changed that for thousands of families living in a city built on lava.
DR Congo: Cash and the family goat: Sifa’s story of survival
When Sifa and her children fled their home, the only thing they had to rely on was the family goat. Learn how we helped her recover what she lost.
Iraq, Syria: Helping families on the run from conflict in Syria and Iraq
When you don’t know when you can return home, how do you move forward with your life? Cash assistance, rather than handouts, helps displaced families meet their varied needs — and restores some of the dignity they’ve lost.
Liberia: Report: Battling Ebola’s economic consequences
Fewer jobs and lower incomes mean most Liberians don't have enough to eat. What we're doing to address the deepening food crisis.
Nepal: Testing a new way to better prepare communities for disaster
In some of the most vulnerable areas, we're working through local volunteers like Hanesh to reduce their communities' risks when natural disasters strike.
Philippines: One year after Typhoon Haiyan: Progress report
From emergency relief to economic support, how families in the Philippines are recovering and building a stronger future.
Philippines: Clean water for Baby Yolee's first birthday
Yolee was born just hours before Typhoon Haiyan destroyed her family's home. Today, they're celebrating progress with a new source of clean water.
Philippines: Sweet success: Rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan
Florida and Realino Go didn't think they would survive Typhoon Haiyan. When they emerged from the storm to find their business destroyed, Mercy Corps helped them — and 100,000 more survivors — recover their future.
Lebanon, Syria: In crowded Lebanon, Syrian refugees are forced to shelter in unlikely places
Lebanon is the smallest country crowded with the largest number of Syrian refugees. We're helping families prepare for winter in the abandoned buildings they've found to call home.