Humanitarian needs spiral amid the crisis in Israel and Gaza
The urgent need for humanitarian assistance intensifies in Gaza.
July 31, 2023
Repaired reservoir delivers clean water to 550,000 people
In the wake of the May 2021 volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mercy Corps restored safe water access to the city of Goma.
July 27, 2022
Cultivating solutions to hunger for families affected by conflict
Mercy Corps provides both emergency relief and long-term support for displaced people in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Nyankunde region.
September 15, 2021
After the eruption: averting a secondary crisis in the DRC
In May, lava flows cut off the water supply to the people of Goma. See how Mercy Corps is bringing urgently needed clean water to Congolese families while restoring their city’s infrastructure.
August 10, 2021
COVID-19 and crises across the world
In countries exacerbated by complex crises, Mercy Corps helps communities cope with the pandemic.
July 17, 2019
The facts: The humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo is a country rich in resources, yet fraught with conflict and violence. The country is currently experiencing the largest displacement crisis in Africa. Many of its people have not seen peace in more than 20 years. Read more about the crisis and find out how we're helping families survive — and build stronger futures.