The facts: The crisis in Ukraine
A devastating conflict and humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding in Ukraine and in the region, costing and threatening lives and livelihoods, driving families apart, and causing mass displacement. Here’s what we know, and what we’re doing to help.
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.
March 08, 2019
A humanitarian life born from displacement
After spending a number of years teaching secondary school, Odette wanted a change and subsequently changed careers — from education to working in the humanitarian sector.