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West Bank and Gaza: Wheelchairs are no barrier to sport
A 15-year-old double amputee takes a shot during a wheelchair basketball tournament Mercy Corps organized in the West Bank, an area of the world where those with disabilities are highly marginalized.
Lebanon, Syria: Regaining the hope of childhood
Ghadan, 9, shares one of her drawings in the Comfort for Kids workbook. The signature Mercy Corps program helps children process their trauma through creative expression and activities.
Jordan, Syria: A city rising from the desert
Less than a year after opening, Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp is now housing more than 140,000 Syrian refugees, the equivalent of the country's fourth largest city.
Jordan, Syria: Desperately seeking water
The arrival of water trucks in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp are a welcome sight for families who survive on limited rations. But the deliveries are simply not enough.
Jordan, Syria: Struggle in a temporary home
Najwah and her husband Abad feel lucky to have found a temporary home in Mafraq, Jordan since they fled Syria with their children nine months ago.
Guatemala: Juan Tista Toj, pharmacist in Guatemala
More pharmacies will begin serving remote villages thanks to a pilot program that Mercy Corps and partners are taking to scale throughout the country.
DR Congo: Lives spent on the run
Many children like this little girl in the Democratic Republic of Congo have never known a permanent home.
Lebanon, Syria: New coats for Syrian refugee kids
Our team distributed more than 1,600 jackets to help Syrian refugee children stay warm through the increasingly cold and wet winter in Lebanon.
Yemen: A boy's thank you
In Taiz, a young boy stands by the poem he wrote to thank our team for helping his family get clean water.
Niger: Women farming more food
In the Djolley Fandou village in the drought-stricken Tillaberi region of Niger, women are in charge of the farming; most of the men left early on during the hunger crisis to find work in the city.