Amy Fairbairn’s stories
DR Congo: Quick facts on the humanitarian crisis in DRC
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.
South Sudan: Why we're not giving up on South Sudan
More than 5 million people face starvation in South Sudan — but we're not giving up. Read how we're changing lives amid a horrific crisis.
South Sudan: For families in famine, a better life starts with water
With disease running rampant and food scarce, Mercy Corps is on the ground in the Koch region of South Sudan setting up water access to help fight famine.
Greece: Quick facts: What you need to know about cash as aid
In the last decade, cash transfer programming has gained tremendous momentum across the aid sector; in 2016, the UN Secretary General called for it to be the default method of support for crisis-affected people where the situation allows. Find out what you need to know about cash.
Greece: Providing hope for young refugees in Greece
Young people who've fled violence and sought refuge in Greece now face a severe shortage of jobs, schooling and support. We're working to give them a future.
Syria: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Mercy Corps’ Syrian operations in Turkey
For more than four years, Mercy Corps has been delivering lifesaving aid to people displaced by the conflict inside Syria. Today we are the largest non-governmental organization working inside Syria, reaching up to 677,000 people every month with lifesaving assistance.
Private sector partnerships are vital to our refugee response
Corporate partners can play a critical role in making a humanitarian response more effective, efficient and innovative.
Nigeria: How this woman escaped when Boko Haram came to town
In a moment, everyday Nigerians like Jummah are forced to flee home and try to reassemble a life with no job, little support and many mouths to feed.
Lebanon: Economic stability in Lebanon helps both Lebanese and Syrian refugees
The Bekaa Valley is a picturesque, fertile valley in east Lebanon. Situated about 30 kilometers east of the capital Beirut, it is Lebanon's most important farming region.
Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Syria: Who are the young refugees risking their lives to make it to Europe?
Mercy Corps' new research shines a light on the young refugees looking for hope and a new life.