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Philippines: Monitoring needs after historic Typhoon Haiyan
Our staff in Manila and in the region stand prepared to respond as more information emerges from the Philippines and needs become clearer.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Raising awareness to prevent polio among Syrian refugee children
A polio outbreak in Syria raises concerns about disease in crowded refugee conditions. We're supporting UNCEF's vaccination campaign and addressing sanitation needs.
Philippines: Super Typhoon Haiyan approaches the Philippines
Mercy Corps teams are prepared to respond as one of the most powerful storms in recent history approaches the vulnerable island nation.
India: Shelter for families displaced by Cyclone Phailin
Evacuations saved lives, but the massive storm left hundreds of thousands without homes and electricity as winter approaches.
Central African Republic: Increased violence and displacement put millions at risk, raise international concerns
A recent meeting of UN and NGO emergency directors highlighted the country's profound humanitarian crisis that cannot be ignored.
Uganda: Making clean energy affordable far from the city
Kerosene used for light and cooking is risky and costly. So why aren't families rushing to switch to fuel efficient cookstoves and solar units?
Mercy Corps mourns sudden deaths of longtime supporters
Nohad and Dirce Toulan "were great global citizens who also cared deeply about our hometown of Portland, Oregon," said CEO Neal Keny-Guyer. Our thoughts and prayers are with their family at this difficult time.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: In the News: NPR's All Things Considered visits Syrian refugees with Mercy Corps' child protection expert
Alexandra Chen spoke with NPR about the importance of treating symptoms of trauma in children displaced by the conflict.
Yemen: Entrepreneurs play a key role in fighting malnutrition
How do you help the hungry eat now and have enough food for the future? Lessons from our food voucher program in Yemen.
West Bank and Gaza: In the News: NPR's All Things Considered profiles Mercy Corps tech startups in Gaza
Gaza is rich with educated youth but limited in job opportunities. We are working to develop Gaza as an innovative tech hub and support youth with startup dreams.