Colombia: Out of tragedy, a new family forms
When Oriana fled with her children to Colombia, she found herself with both less and more than she bargained for: living under a bridge with a large, surrogate family of equally desperate Venezuelan refugees. Here's her story.
United States: In the news: Adopting a new humanitarian strategy
In a piece featured in The Nation, Mercy Corps' Senior Global Policy Advisor Madeline Rose calls for the United States to re-examine its global humanitarian strategy by focusing on violence reduction and conflict prevention.
Ask an expert: Innovative responses to the global refugee crisis
How can technology and other innovations help address the global refugee crisis? Hear from Mercy Corps experts to find out.
What we're doing to help end global hunger
Mercy Corps takes a multi-pronged approach to helping end world hunger, including implementing programs that tackle the multiple drivers of food security, while also engaging in policy discussions that influence our programs. Learn about this work and what is being done to stop world hunger.
Colombia: Tales of desperation: Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia
At any given moment, hundreds of men, women, children -- entire families -- are crossing from Venezuela into Colombia in search of a better life.
Jordan, Syria: Lifting weights and spirits: How a women’s gym forged a friendship
The Syrian refugee crisis is complex and full of challenges. But Lena and Leila's story is proof of one thing we know for certain: bringing refugees and their neighbors together can transform entire communities for good.
United States: 8 months after Hurricane Maria, another hurricane season looms in Puerto Rico
Karla Peña, resilience program manager in Puerto Rico, shares how people are recovering from Hurricane Maria as they also prepare for the new hurricane season.
Kenya: Wild weather: How we're helping Kenyans fight climate change
Extreme climate-driven disasters including drought and flood have pummeled Kenya in recent years, leaving millions at risk of hunger. This is how we're helping communities build less fragile futures.
South Sudan, Uganda: For a South Sudanese refugee, a place to put down roots
Conflict forced Grace and her family to leave everything behind. While she waits for an end to conflict so she can return to South Sudan, she's learning to grow produce that will help her support herself and her four children.
Colombia: Quick facts: Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis
For several years Venezuela – once the richest country in South America – has been hurtling toward economic, social and institutional collapse, spurring a regional humanitarian crisis and mass migration. You can help. Learn more about the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and the region and join us in supporting the families who are fleeing.