Resilience at Mercy Corps August 1, 2013
For Mercy Corps, resilience is defined as the capacity of communities in complex socio-ecological systems to learn, cope, adapt, and transform in the face of shocks and stresses.
South Sudan: Beyond Bandaids: Rebuilding Market Systems amidst Catastrophe in South Sudan September 17, 2014
South Sudan is facing the most severe food crisis in the world.
Mali, Niger, Nigeria: Rethinking Resilience September 8, 2014
Mercy Corps believes that it is impossible to build resilience in households and communities without also addressing systemic gender inequality. As an aid community, when we do not account for and address gender inequality, we ignore factors that entrench vulnerability for the entire population. We also miss factors that would enable us to support households and communities to become more resilient.
South Sudan: South Sudan, Through Youth’s Eyes August 21, 2014
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Youth As Agents of Positive Change August 1, 2014
In many of the places Mercy Corps works, youth represent more than half the population.
Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe: Why Youth Fight August 1, 2014
Whether as victims or perpetrators, youth are often at the center of violent disputes.
Myanmar: Visibility versus Vulnerability July 30, 2014
Change is taking place in Myanmar.
Managing Chaos: Recommendations for Ending Extreme Poverty in Fragile States June 26, 2014
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Japan: After the Japan Earthquake: NGO Survey June 13, 2014
Completed by Japan Platform approximately two years after the Great East Japan Earthquake this survey was conducted as part of the ‘Tomodachi NGO Leadership Program’ to evaluate the response of Jap
Myanmar: Intercommunal Violence in Myanmar June 5, 2014
Myanmar’s continuing economic and political transition, along with a history of complex religious and ethnic disputes, has led to increased intercommunal tensions and violence.