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.
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 12, 2020
Building strength within a community of Syrian refugees
As the crisis in Syria has raged for nine years, one woman in Lebanon is her leading a support group for refugee mothers like herself.
March 09, 2020
A new job, a renewed sense of possibility
Laith, like many young people in Jordan, was struggling to build a life for himself. After our job training, he’s prepared for the future.
March 04, 2020
Growing a new generation of changemakers in Guatemala
When we first met Olga, she was shy and unsure of her future. Two years later, she’s ready to motivate the next generation of young people.
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.