Scott Latta’s stories
Nepal: Mercy Corps responding to catastrophic flooding in Nepal
One month after widespread floods ravaged southern Nepal, Mercy Corps is responding with urgent support to help Nepalis meet their immediate needs, focusing on sanitation and infrastructure.
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Colombia, Myanmar, South Sudan, Syria: The world's 5 biggest refugee crises
More than half of all refugees worldwide come from just five places. See the full list and learn how you can partner with Mercy Corps to make a difference.
This is what a world without famine looks like
Famine has put millions of lives at risk in South Sudan. Can the solution be found in Niger and Guatemala?
Quick facts: What you need to know about U.S. foreign aid
U.S. foreign assistance plays a critical role in saving lives and lifting people out of poverty around the world. With humanitarian funding from many partners, including the U.S.
Afghanistan, Greece, Syria: The young refugees stuck in Greece
Thousands of young people have fled their homes in search of a better life in Europe, only to end up stuck in Greece, waiting for a chance to build a more stable future.
Jordan, Syria: Omar's vision: How war is shaping the next champions for peace
Omar Al-Tal, a Youth Program Leader in Jordan, believes in the incredible potential of young people today. Hear him talk about the opportunities and challenges they face as they approach the next phase of their lives.
Niger: The hidden survivors of the hunger gap
Every year, millions of people in Niger have to figure out how they will survive between harvests. This is what they look like.
Niger: Girl, Uninterrupted: How Dahara built a future by saying no to child marriage
Niger is one of the world's toughest places to be a girl — here, early marriage stops the majority of girls from finishing school and reaching their full potential. Find out how Dahara is bucking tradition and building a life on her own terms.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: The stolen childhoods of refugee youth
Faced with life away from home, little access to school and destitute futures, many Syrian refugee teens are being forced into adulthood at an early age. We're trying to help them regain some of what they've lost.
Nigeria: How refugees get the job done in their new cities
From New York to Nigeria, refugees are breathing life into their new communities. The research bears it out: Refugees need work, but local economies also need refugees.