Liz Hummer’s stories
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: 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.
Lebanon, Syria: Meet our field staff: Ghassan
As part of the Mercy Corps team responding to the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, Ghassan's gentle poise and easy smile make him the ideal mentor for the children he helps.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Q+A: How we're protecting Syrian refugee kids
Our child protection expert in Jordan and Lebanon explains what their life is like and what Mercy Corps is doing to keep them safe.