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Somalia: IF YOUTH ARE GIVEN THE CHANCE: Effects of Education and Civic Engagement on Somali Youth Support of Political Violence
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Colombia: Rapid Needs Assessment for Vulnerable Venezuelans in Colombia
Members of Mercy Corps’ Colombia and emergency response teams traveled to the Colombia/Venezuela border to conduct focus group discussions and key informant interviews with Colombians and Venezuelans. The main objective of the rapid assessment was to better understand the situation of vulnerable Venezuelans near the border.
Nepal: What Matters for Households' Recovery Trajectories Following the Gorkha Earthquake
Lessons from a Two-Year Panel Study in Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk District
Beyond Cash: Making Markets Work in Crisis
Outlining a better approach to crisis response
Zimbabwe: Farming in a Liquidity Crisis
A Zimbabwean smallholder farmer's experience.
Central African Republic: Conflict Analysis in Bouar, CAR
Mercy Corps in the Central African Republic (CAR) recently carried out a conflict analysis which provides an in-depth look at the actors, interests, and drivers of conflict in the Bouar region, while also providing recommendations aimed at de-escalating the conflict.
Central African Republic: The Humanitarian System in CAR: A Time of Challenges
Mercy Corps in the Central African Republic (CAR) published a report on the current humanitarian system in CAR, and recommendations for how to improve it.
Syria: The Wages of War
The U.N. estimates that 8 in 10 people in Syria, including 6 million children, require humanitarian assistance. The crisis has set Syria's development back nearly four decades. Despite these immense challenges, Mercy Corps' work in Syria has found that some households are managing the devastating impacts of war better than others. This study explores why.
Afghanistan: Can Economic Interventions Reduce Violence?
Impacts of vocational training and cash transfers on youth support for political violence in Afghanistan.
Uganda: Refugee Markets Brief: The power of markets to support refugee economic opportunities in West Nile, Uganda
With Uganda now home to over one million South Sudanese refugees, aid actors in the country’s West Nile region are looking for sustainable strategies to help individuals cope and recover.