Dan Sadowsky’s stories
Yemen: Addressing conflict by helping youth
As Yemen continues to grapple with political turmoil and multiple conflicts, Mercy Corps is hoping that engaging youth in their communities can help the country realize a brighter future.
Somalia: Families still fleeing to Mogadishu seeking food
Our staff in Mogadishu registered 25 newly arrived households families who had walked for more than three weeks to reach Mogadishu, with the hope that they will get something to eat and live on.
Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya: Water delivery starts in Mogadishu
Although the crisis in Africa's Horn has fallen off the front pages, the situation "continues to deteriorate," according to the latest UN report. Cholera, measles and malaria are on the rise. Food prices have shot up, livestock are withering, and water is scarce.
Libya: Response team assessing needs in Tripoli
We now have a five-person response team in Tripoli, visiting hospitals, assessing general humanitarian needs and meeting with other emergency relief groups such as the Libyan Red Crescent.
Libya: Humanitarian response continues as rebels enter Tripoli
As events in Libya's capital continue to unfold, Mercy Corps is monitoring the situation closely in anticipation of meeting urgent humanitarian needs after the conflict ceases. And we continue to aid Libyans in several other conflict-affected areas.
Colombia: Responding to Colombia's 'worst natural disaster'
Mercy Corps is responding to massive flooding in Colombia that the country's president called "the worst natural disaster that we can remember."
Libya: Aiding Misrata
Mercy Corps is assisting humanitarian evacuations of besieged residents of Misrata, a city in western Libya that has seen heavy fighting in recent days.
Japan: Peace Winds distributes food, shelter materials to survivors in Kesennuma
Three staff members from our partner, Peace Winds, distributed food and materials to earthquake survivors in Kesennuma City on Monday. Here are some of the items they delivered via helicopter from Tokyo:
Japan: Devastation in Natori
Libya: Assessment team dispatched to Libya
Mercy Corps is sending a team of experts to Libya to assess how we might help address the urgent needs stemming from the political crisis engulfing the country. The team is expected to arrive in Libya by mid-week.