Mercy Corps' work: It starts with you
What can one person do? We believe that even in the world’s toughest places, people have the power to transform their own lives. See how we work together to strengthen communities from within.
Mali, Niger, Nigeria: Why women are key to building resilience
Increasingly frequent droughts are the new reality in the Sahel. Our new research shows how gender equality helps communities survive these and other disasters.
India: Responding to devastating floods in Kashmir
Kashmir has been inundated with its worst floods in half a century. We’re distributing medicine and clean water to stranded families.
South Sudan: Quick facts: What you need to know about the South Sudan crisis
The man-made humanitarian crisis is threatening to turn into famine in South Sudan. How did this happen? Get the facts and learn why this young nation needs our help.
Humankind photo contest: Winner and other favorites
We received hundreds of photos from you showing how you see the world. Now, see the winning photo and our other favorite submissions.
West Bank and Gaza: What clean water means to families in Gaza
For 10-year-old HIba and her family, clean water from Mercy Corps one thing they can count on during these precarious days in Gaza.
Nepal: Meet Sarmila: Overcoming challenges to stay in school
Sarmila is from the poorest caste in Nepal, but she's on track to graduate 10th grade. Learn how we help Sarmila and other marginalized girls stay in school.
South Sudan: A family in hiding
Most families who've fled the conflict in South Sudan aren't in the safety of camps — they're hiding in remote villages where little help can reach them. Elizabeth and her children are one of them.
Somalia: Helping build a new generation of female teachers
In Somalia, most adolescent girls aren't in school. A severe lack of female teachers is part of the problem, but Mercy Corps has created a 2-year teacher training program for young women who want to help.
West Bank and Gaza: Q+A: Supporting children through conflict
While our emergency response in Gaza continues through fighting, our team is also working to help traumatized children cope with their experiences.