Liz Hummer’s stories
Niger: Food crisis looming: Hawa's fight against hunger
Severe food shortages caused by recurring drought are again threatening millions of people in West Africa.
Central African Republic: Emergency response focused on protection and hygiene
Over 500,000 people have fled their homes in the last month, seeking safety from increasingly sectarian violence centered in the capital of Bangui.
South Sudan: Emergency response expands outside Juba
Fighting continues to spread throughout South Sudan, where Mercy Corps is now working to deliver clean water and reach displaced families outside camps.
West Bank and Gaza: Helping thousands stranded by widespread flooding
We're distributing blankets, mattresses, jackets and supplies to families forced from their homes and facing an acute energy shortage in the Gaza Strip.
Jordan, Syria: A message for you from Syria's children
With your support, we're making sure refugee children don't feel forgotten. See what they created to say thank you for giving them hope for the future.
Philippines: Locally-sourced relief supplies help families start recovery
Our logistics staff is working with Filipino suppliers to rush relief to survivors more quickly — and help the local economy bounce back.
Philippines: Meet our Typhoon Haiyan emergency response team
Experts in water, sanitation, logistics and distributions are working to ensure lifesaving supplies get to survivors in the Philippines in these critical early days.
Philippines: First photos from Super Typhoon Haiyan
These images are the first glimpse of what survivors are facing. The full impact of the storm's devastation is still unclear, but here is what we know so far.
Philippines: Launching emergency response to reach survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan
Mercy Corps is deploying teams to the Philippines to help meet immediate needs for water, sanitation, shelter and food in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
Philippines: Monitoring needs after historic Typhoon Haiyan
Our staff in Manila and in the region stand prepared to respond as more information emerges from the Philippines and needs become clearer.