Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen: From the field: An update on the threat of famine in Africa and Yemen
People in four countries—South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria—have been threatened by famine this year. Our team members from each location provide an update on the local crisis.
7 ways you changed the world in 2017
Your compassion and generosity helped us transform nearly 22 million lives this past year. Here are just a few of the ways you made the world a better place in 2017.
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.
Jordan, Syria: 7 ways you're helping Syrian refugees build better lives
Because of caring people like you, our response to the Syrian refugee crisis has kept growing — and now, there are so many ways we are working together to help Syrian refugee families.
The changing face of aid: A Q&A with Craig Redmond, Senior Vice President of Programs
How does Mercy Corps choose where to respond when a crisis hits? And how is the approach to disaster response changing? Learn more in this interview with our Senior VP of Programs, Craig Redmond.
United States: Sharing warm meals across Puerto Rico
Each day our team works with the World Central Kitchen team to pack up and distribute about 500 meals to hard-hit communities in Puerto Rico.
Syria: Raqqa gripped by humanitarian crisis after months of fighting
Residents of Raqqa face a lack of food, power and water as well as lingering violence after being captured from ISIS. Mercy Corps is outside of the city working to provide displaced families with essential supplies.
Mongolia: In Mongolia, winter looms on the edge of the earth
One-third of all Mongolians are nomadic herders—one of the hardest lives on earth. Mercy Corps is working to help them survive the harsh conditions and build a stronger future.
United States: Providing cash to Puerto Ricans in need
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, families are still in desperate need of basic supplies. Mercy Corps is providing emergency cash cards so people can buy what they need most.
South Sudan: In South Sudan, famine threat still looms
While South Sudan is no longer technically experiencing famine, the reality on the ground remains dire. An estimated 6 million people — more than half the population — are at risk, and 1.7 million people require immediate assistance.