Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Q&A: How is the Syria crisis reshaping the Middle East?
More than 5 million Syrians have been forced to seek safety in neighboring countries. How will that change the fabric of the Middle East? Learn more in this Q&A with Mercy Corps' country directors for Lebanon and Jordan, George Antoun and Hunter Keith.
Syria: No way out: A Q&A on the violence overtaking Eastern Ghouta, Syria
Some of the worst violence seen in more than seven years of war is taking place right now in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta region. Learn more about what's happening and what our local partners are doing to help.
Syria: How can technology transform the refugee crisis?
From digital diplomas to biometric identity protection, read how Mercy Corps and Microsoft are exploring breakthrough technology to impact the refugee crisis.
Jordan, Syria: For refugees in Jordan, two months became five years
Many families thought they would only be in Jordan's Zaatari camp a matter of weeks. As each year passes, life in the camp has taken them further from home.
Syria: The Wages of War: How are Syrians adapting their lives to the crisis?
Despite years of war, one-third of Syrian households have adapted their livelihoods so they can keep going during conflict. Read how, in this interview with Mercy Corps' research and learning team.
South Sudan, Uganda: In Uganda, two women form a friendship without borders
At Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda, see what happens when a South Sudanese refugee and a Ugandan woman unite to build better lives, together.
Partnering with Mastercard to provide cash and financial services
Mastercard actively supports Mercy Corps and our mission through innovative technology and products that we are able to incorporate into our global programming. Our partnership allows people we work with to get access to the cash and financial services they need to thrive.
Guatemala: In Guatemala City, choice changes everything
Drugs, violence and poverty are rife in Guatemala City, leaving many young people feeling they don't have the power to change their circumstances. We're showing them otherwise.
Nigeria: How Mercy Corps is meeting the threat of cholera in Northeast Nigeria
Mercy Corps is responding to the urgent threat of cholera in Nigeria's Borno State, as a five-month outbreak affected more than 5,000 people and resulted in more than 60 deaths in 2017. Though the outbreak has been contained thanks to a coordinated response between sectors, the risk of future outbreaks remains high for vulnerable populations already struggling to survive.
How we work: Cash
Cash is one of the quickest ways to help people get back on their feet and on their way to recovery when crises strike. Whether in the form of vouchers, pre-paid debit cards, mobile transfers, paper money or cash-for-work, it's a direct way of supporting people who need it most.