Neal Keny-Guyer’s stories
The Best Story out of Africa: Its Youth
Africa's youth are the future: Africa is already the world’s youngest continent and by 2050, young people below 25 years of age will make up half a population of more than 2.4 billion.
South Sudan: Reporting from the field: Famine in South Sudan
Famine has just been declared in some areas of South Sudan and ongoing violence continues to plague its people. Hear from our CEO about how we're addressing people's urgent needs during this humanitarian crisis.
Syria: Aleppo: Important update about our team
We had Mercy Corps team members working on the ground in East Aleppo, and we are relieved to share that they are all safe.
Syria: We are receiving evacuees outside of Aleppo: A statement from our CEO
Civilians from the city of Aleppo have already begun evacuating, and Mercy Corps is receiving newly displaced people across northern Syria.
Our commitment to humanity: A message from our CEO
After the United States' controversial presidential election, our CEO urges everyone to join together as a force for positive change.
Why the World Humanitarian Summit matters
There is an important sub-plot unfolding at a major global summit. My own organization, Mercy Corps, is at odds with a peer we admire greatly, Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF – Doctors Without Borders).
Syria: Q&A: How to get aid for all into Syria
The Syria war has lasted five years. It’s time that we refocus our attention on finding a durable solution and, in the meantime, reaching the millions of innocent Syrians trying to survive the seemingly endless war.
Syria: Our statement: Humanitarian access for all Syrians now
Hostilities continue to hamper our ability to deliver food and other aid to thousands in need in Syria. Mercy Corps calls for unfettered, sustained humanitarian access for all Syrian civilians. Now.
Syria: Our statement on Syria cease-fire: Why wait one week?
We see tens of thousands of men, women and children desperately looking for a safe place, without finding one. We must ask: Why wait one more week before the fighting stops?
Paris climate accord is first step in solving global poverty
We know that the effects of climate change can ravage communities, pushing people into poverty and stirring conflict over food, water, shelter and other resources. This accord is more than a first step towards solving climate challenges.