Research and resources
Explore case studies, impact evaluations, reports, and other technical documents about our programs. Learn about our research partnerships, and please contact us if you have any questions.
February 10, 2020
Building Civil Society Through Humanitarian Assistance
A report on Mercy Corps' Investing in Syrian Humanitarian Action (ISHA) program.
May 24, 2019
Syrian Girls Guide Tweens Through the Mysterious World of Puberty
Young girls in Za'atari turn to older teens to understand their changing bodies, but there is a lack of accurate, positive and adolescent-friendly information. Through one of our programs, nine Za'atari teenagers decided to design and lead their own puberty education program for tween girls.
March 14, 2019
Adolescence Lost: Forced Adulthood and a Fragile Future for Syria's Next Generation
This study focuses on older adolescents, aged 14 to 19 years, to understand the conflict from their perspective and its consequences for their individual futures and the future of Syria.
February 20, 2018
The Wages of War
Mercy Corps' work in Syria has found that some households are managing the devastating impacts of war better than others. This study explores why.
December 28, 2016
Advancing Adolescents: Evidence on the Impact of Psychosocial Support for Syrian Refugee and Jordanian Adolescents
Mercy Corps undertook a rigorous impact evaluation to fill an evidence gap. Findings point to the efficacy of holistic, science-based psychosocial support interventions in complex emergency settings.