A look back at 2020: Challenges, progress and a path forward
A reflection on the global challenges of the past year and the power of collective, compassionate action to help solve them.
July 02, 2020
The world's 5 biggest refugee crises
More than half of all refugees worldwide come from just five places. See the full list and learn how you can partner with Mercy Corps to make a difference.
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.
December 05, 2017
From the field: An update on the threat of famine in Africa and Yemen
People in four countries—South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria—have been threatened by famine this year. Our team members from each location provide an update on the local crisis.
July 19, 2017
Somalia on the brink
Somalia is on the brink of famine due to severe drought and conflict. Learn how Mercy Corps is meeting people's urgent needs while working to break the cycle of hunger, poverty and conflict.
July 13, 2017
The faces of Somalia
Drought is threatening millions of people in Somalia. These are their stories.