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Jordan, Syria: Syria refugee crisis becoming ‘unsustainable’
A visit to the Syrian refugee registration center in Jordan, which is receiving thousands of families who cross the border each day, highlights the urgent needs in this water-strapped country.
10 stunning landscape photos from the world’s toughest places
We work in some of the toughest places in the world, but their incredible settings are a reminder of what lies beyond poverty, conflict and disaster.
Yemen: Fetching water for families in Taiz
An increased supply and new distribution programs help secure clean water — and provide jobs in Yemen's poorest communities.
Kenya: A movement for peace
Kenya's youth are working to ensure that peace prevails during Monday's national vote, the first since post-election violence swept the country in 2007. Read their stories.
Somalia: A little light goes a long way
Runners decked out in glow necklaces for LivingSocial 5k Dance Party will create quite a scene. But they'll also be making life a little brighter for kids like Fadumo, thousands of miles away in rural Somalia.
Central African Republic: Conflict continues to destabilize forgotten corner of Africa
After a short period of fragile peace, this week armed opposition groups in the Central African Republic are threatening to take up an offensive once again.
Mercy Corps ranks among top 10 international NGOs for social innovation
Mercy Corps is proud to be recognized for its "leadership in using social innovation as an engine for sustainable development" by The Global Journal.
Central African Republic, Timor-Leste: Employees engaged to drive strategic community investment
Western Union's new Innovation Awards ask employees to choose which Mercy Corps initiatives to invest in. The first two awards are funding economic development programs in the Central African Republic and Timor-Leste.
Timor-Leste: Fighting hunger in a neglected nation
In one of the world's newest countries, where over one-third of the population regularly experiences food shortages, we're helping 4,500 subsistence farmers build the foundation for sustainable change.
Central African Republic: Restoring dignity: One LRA survivor's story
A teenage girl kidnapped by the LRA in the Central African Republic finds a new life thanks to Mercy Corps' counseling center and vocational training.