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Humankind photo contest: More of our favorites
We were so impressed by the submissions to our 2013 photo contest that we had to them. Scroll through the slideshow to see the colors and the faces that bring our shared experience to life.
Jordan, Syria: In the news: Marketplace examines impact of Syrian refugee crisis on host countries
As more refugees continue to stream across Syria's borders, Marketplace talks to Mercy Corps about the strain on Jordanian host communities.
Lebanon, Syria: Meet our field staff: Ghassan
As part of the Mercy Corps team responding to the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, Ghassan's gentle poise and easy smile make him the ideal mentor for the children he helps.
Liberia: Behind the camera: The power of one pen
Freelance photographer Nancy Farese is documenting Mercy Corps programs in Haiti this week. Prior to leaving, she reflected on her last trip to Liberia in 2011.
Jordan, Syria: Missile strikes or no missile strikes, Syrians are desperate
There are lots of complicated, open questions about Syria this week. But one fact is crystal clear: Syrians are going to continue suffering massively and the world is failing to meet their needs.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: In the news: Two million Syrian refugees
A UN announcement today marks another tragic milestone in the ongoing Syria crisis. On CNN, we discuss the burden on host countries and what the international community must do to help.
Jordan, Syria: Building Azraq, the newest Syrian refugee camp
With Syrian refugee numbers expected to keep climbing, aid groups are working around the clock to get a second major refugee camp running in September.
Supporter spotlight: Chloe's spirit lives in grandparents' matching grant for Syrian children
Chloe was a whimsical little girl — a doe-eyed, creative five-year-old who loved to make people smile. Her grandparents honored her memory by helping Mercy Corps bring smiles to Syrian refugee children.
Jordan, Syria: Omran's story: Soccer is a comfort from home
Sports have helped Omran let go of anger and adjust to life at Zaatari refugee camp, where Mercy Corps built fields and will start a league for the kids.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: In the news: One million Syrian refugee children
The UN announced today that one million Syrian children have now been registered as refugees. And of those, some 740,000 are under the age of 11.