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10 stunning landscape photos from the world’s toughest places March 5, 2013
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.
Ten best photos of 2012 December 10, 2012
In 2012, we sent photographers to cover some of the most remarkable stories in 10 different countries, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Colombia to South Sudan.
Haiti: Youthful views: National Geographic photo camp March 19, 2012
For six days last month, 18 Haitian youth came together for a Mercy Corps and National Geographic photo camp in Port-au-Prince.
Ten best photos of 2011 December 13, 2011
I uploaded over 15,000 images to our photo library this year and discarded thousands more. These are the 10 that stuck in my mind, all of them memorable in their own way. Mercy Corps responded to several emergencies in 2011, the first being the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March.
Haiti: Art therapy camp for Port-au-Prince youth October 1, 2011
This past August, we took 20 school-age children to a mountainside retreat outside Port-au-Prince for six days of activities designed to heal emotional wounds from the 2010 earthquake.
Ethiopia: A sense of pride September 14, 2011
We were recently asked to create a large-scale permanent photography collection for the gallery attached to our Portland Action Center. This image by Thatcher Cook was one of the selections.
An image from Cairo May 17, 2011
This intriguing image is part of the work that Cassandra Nelson brought back from her recent MC assessment trip to Libya and Egypt. It was taken in Cairo while visiting a Coptic Christian community in El Makattam Hill.
Organizing details in the frame February 28, 2011
Photographer Miguel Samper recently visited headquarters to give a workshop for Mercy Corps staff.