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West Bank and Gaza: Working through war
The power of love in all the people I know — people I work with in Mercy Corps and people I care for — overcame the fear that filled everyone’s heart in Gaza.
West Bank and Gaza: Voices from Gaza
In mid-November 2012, hostilities between Israel and Gaza brought incredible violence to both countries. Read how the conflict affected members of our youth leadership program in Gaza, one of the places around the world where we're working to build a global network of young leaders.
DR Congo: Monitoring needs as Goma falls
Mercy Corps is monitoring humanitarian needs as the situation unfolds in eastern Congo, where rebel forces have taken control of Goma, the capital of Congo's war-torn North Kivu province.
West Bank and Gaza: Assessments postponed, staff lose homes
After rumors of a cease-fire that never materialized yesterday, Gazans spent another sleepless night under even heavier bombardment from Israel, according to Mercy Corps team leaders there. We spoke with them today at 6:00 p.m.
West Bank and Gaza: Report from Gaza City
Isdud Al-Najjar usually spends her days managing Mercy Corps programs in Gaza that range from offering afterschool activities to paying people to rebuild farm roads. But the 36-year-old mother of three has spent the last week hunkered down in her Gaza City home. I spoke to her around 7:30 p.m.
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.
Why I give Mercy Corps Gifts
It's easy to get caught up in the shopping rush of the holidays. But these three shoppers have chosen a different route, trading DVDs and sweaters for donkeys and school supplies.
West Bank and Gaza: Mercy Corps urges peaceful resolution to avert humanitarian crisis
Mercy Corps is gravely concerned about the escalating violence between Israel and Gaza.
Guatemala: Speeding relief to earthquake survivors
Mercy Corps is providing emergency food for families affected by the 7.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Guatemala last week.
Ethiopia: A little laughter, a lot of water
Anab and her friends are getting a kick out of photographer Joni Kabana, who is visiting Mercy Corps programs in Ethiopia this week.