Helping communities through global pandemic
As the world works to contain the spread of COVID-19, our teams are helping vulnerable communities on the front lines of crisis.
May 28, 2020
Field testing virtual reality mindfulness and relaxation therapy
In 2015, Mercy Corps began a program to help young people in Iraq cope with trauma by creating physical safe spaces where they can learn, play, and access therapists.
May 20, 2020
What is the effect of COVID-19 on girls’ education?
As the pandemic closes schools around the world, a Mercy Corps team member shares how vulnerable girls are losing the places where they learn and stay safe.
May 18, 2020
Parenting teens during COVID-19: Lessons from around the world
A Mercy Corps team member shares what she's learned from working with adolescents in some of the world’s most fragile communities.
May 18, 2020
Desert locusts in East Africa: A plague of another order
As communities brace against COVID-19, a desert locust plague in East Africa threatens to drive hunger rates to unprecedented levels.
May 12, 2020
Snapshots from around the world: Our COVID-19 response
See what we're doing as the virus reaches the countries most vulnerable to its health and economic impacts.