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Afghanistan: Refugee family, fleeing grim future, makes impossible journey
Ali, Farashta and their two children are fleeing Afghanistan for a better life in Europe. They are four of the over 51,000 Afghan, Syrian, and Iraqi refugees who took the perilous journey over the Mediterranean Sea in the month of January 2016.
Syria: The Supporting Syria and the Region Conference: Optimism and urgency
Simon O'Connell, Executive Director of Mercy Corps Europe, reflects on the recent gathering of world leaders to discuss the Syria crisis, now almost five years old, and what is needed to finally bring the crisis to an end.
Syria: Airstrikes cut off humanitarian access to Aleppo City, Syria
Since Wednesday February 3, Mercy Corps' operations in northern Syria have effectively been sliced in half. “We are cut off from Aleppo City,” says David Evans, Mercy Corps’ regional program director for the Middle East.
Lebanon: Economic stability in Lebanon helps both Lebanese and Syrian refugees
The Bekaa Valley is a picturesque, fertile valley in east Lebanon. Situated about 30 kilometers east of the capital Beirut, it is Lebanon's most important farming region.
Tunisia: How we’re empowering young entrepreneurs in the wake of revolution
Revolution five years ago began the Arab Spring and brought democracy to Tunisia, but it also resulted in economic struggles. We're working with young entrepreneurs to revitalize the economy and build stability for the future.
We are Mercy Corps
We are powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In the darkest of hours, in the most difficult of places, we see possibility. The possibility that all people, all over the globe, can work together to become well, whole and strong.
Supporter Spotlight: How supporters Anne and Rebecca change lives every month
Both knew they wanted to help others around the globe in a meaningful way. That’s why they each decided to become Partners In Mercy.
Tell Obama: A New Year Calls for A New Approach to Solving Humanitarian Crises
The number and magnitude of humanitarian crises in 2015 seriously strained the ability of humanitarians to reach everyone in need. As we enter 2016, we must do better. We can no longer just respond to natural disasters and conflict. We need strong political efforts to stop conflict and increase peace so there will be fewer refugees and people in need and a humanitarian system that effectively and sustainably addresses vulnerable families’ needs.
Afghanistan: Addressing anger, not just income, is key to fighting instability in Afghanistan
We're tackling insecurity and violence in Afghanistan by providing young people with the support they need to build stable livelihoods, cope with life's challenges and bolster stronger, more just communities.
Mercy Corps founder Dan O'Neill on the importance of monthly giving
Dan O'Neill has dedicated his life to helping others survive war, poverty and disaster. His mission for Mercy Corps is only possible because of our supporters, including the dedicated Partners In Mercy community.