All stories about hunger & malnutrition
Niger: Responding to Niger’s latest hunger crisis
Five years ago, Mercy Corps responded to a catastrophic food crisis in Niger that put more than 3.5 million people at risk of malnutrition and starvation. Today, Niger is facing potentially worse food shortages — and Mercy Corps is again readying a lifesaving response.
Ethiopia: How did Mercy Corps turn rain from foe back to friend in Ethiopia?
Ethiopia has long struggled with food insecurity. With generous support from USAID, Mercy Corps has just completed the first year of a three-year effort to improve food security in some of Ethiopia’s most vulnerable regions.
United States: Make sure they hear from us about hunger
Getting a bunch of advocacy staff from dozens of organizations to all work on the same thing at the same time is a bit like herding cats. That’s what I spent my day doing yesterday.
Haiti: Sous les belles étoiles
Today, I heard one of the most beautiful and most heartbreaking things of my life. It’s something I’ll always carry with me — and perhaps the one phrase I’ll attach to my time in Haiti.
What we're doing to help end global hunger
Here in DC we’ve been working with a group of partner organizations for 18 months now to address the problem of world hunger. We’ve worked to get groups in DC behind a common vision that includes a comprehensive plan to orient U.S.
Liberia: A fish cup of rice
Rice is a staple food in Liberia. But it's not easy for Liberians to fill their bowls or their bellies these days. Like poor people the world over, they've been slammed by the steep increases in food prices of the past couple of years.
Zimbabwe: A chance for the people of Zimbabwe
Uganda: The resilence of children
Today I learned about the true resilience of children.
The Roadmap to End Global Hunger
Last week, I did an interview with the Global Hunger Examiner — a news outlet dedicated to world hunger issues — about Mercy Corps' efforts to fight hunger.
Niger: Climate change and Niger
Global warming is not only causing already-meager water supplies in the West African nation of Niger to dry up — it's also driving young men from drought-stricken rural areas in search of work to provide for their families.