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Monitoring Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean
We are closely monitoring the situation in the Caribbean and have team members ready to deploy as the situation evolves.
Syria: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Mercy Corps’ Syrian operations in Turkey
For more than four years, Mercy Corps has been delivering lifesaving aid to people displaced by the conflict inside Syria. Today we are the largest non-governmental organization working inside Syria, reaching up to 677,000 people every month with lifesaving assistance.
Greece: For refugees fleeing, it's a long road to safety
For parents seeking refuge for their children, deciding to flee conflict is just the beginning. Here's what they're going up against to protect the ones they love most.
Johnnie Walker shines a light on the refugee crisis
Mercy Corps is grateful that Johnnie Walker has selected us as the beneficiary of this initiative. We hope that people will be inspired by the islanders’ simple, yet extraordinary actions in the “Ode to Lesvos” films.
Lebanon, Syria: Syrian dad determined to keep refugee kids learning
Ziad will do anything to ensure his children get an education — and a future — as refugees. At this camp in Lebanon, that meant starting a school in his tent and teaching lessons himself.
Expanding psychosocial support for conflict-hit youth builds pathways in Middle East
The Positive Pathways conference in Jordan focused on the risks and opportunities facing children and youth of the Middle East and presented a number of innovative ways humanitarian workers can support their emotional well-being.
Pair with Purpose: Partnering with KEEN for the holidays
This holiday season, we’re excited to share that we're partnering with KEEN, a Portland-based adventure footwear company. KEEN will give $5 to Mercy Corps for every pair of shoes purchased at keenfootwear.com November 20 through December 24.
Mali: Why are Mali’s youth taking up arms?
Our new report on Mali reveals that efforts to discourage youth from turning to violence must engage entire communities, and go beyond just focusing on young people themselves.
Mercy Corps earns top honors in the 2017 Harris Poll Equitrend brand survey
Mercy Corps is named “Brand of the Year” and “Most Loved Brand” in the International Aid Nonprofit category of prestigious national brand study.
The Best Story out of Africa: Its Youth
Africa's youth are the future: Africa is already the world’s youngest continent and by 2050, young people below 25 years of age will make up half a population of more than 2.4 billion.