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.
March 18, 2020
Sharing information, not germs
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy’s response quickly escalated from cautious and muted to full-on containment, enforcing all residents to remain in their houses unless they have urgent reason to leave.
March 03, 2020
A new way to think about “tech for good”
Over the past five years, Mercy Corps has teamed up with the International Rescue Committee, with support from Google.org, Microsoft, Cisco and other partners, to develop Signpost, an initiative that connects refugees, asylum seekers and crisis-affected communities with critical information.
February 05, 2020
Measuring the impact of technology
Mercy Corps’ Technology for Development (T4D) team is building tools to evaluate the impact that technology actually has on programs and work processes.
January 29, 2020
Signal found: Mercy Corps & community WiFi
Moving beyond emergency aid, Mercy Corps’ strategy shifted to longer-term recovery and disaster resilience to strengthen communities.
January 22, 2020
Technologies to watch in 2020
The Mercy Corps Technology for Development (T4D) team weighs in on how emerging technologies can advance impact delivery in the humanitarian relief and development sector.