Research and resources
April 05, 2021
“I Could Not Sleep While They Were Hungry”
This brief presents initial findings from a study in Yemen, to showcase why informal support networks are critical to households’ ability to survive and cope in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
March 29, 2021
Harnessing the Development Potential of Labor Migration
This study aggregates various sources of data, showing that key donors miss opportunities to improve development by framing migration as a problem rather than an opportunity with risks and rewards.
March 22, 2021
Overcoming the Trust Deficit
This report argues that in order to break the vicious cycle of pervasive mistrust in both vaccines and government actors, it is necessary to overcome the trust deficit between communities and the actors who will be leading vaccine rollout.
March 17, 2021
Understanding the Links Between Social Cohesion and Violence
This brief presents an analysis of baseline data from Mercy Corps’ USAID-funded Preventing Violent Extremism Actions through increased social cohesion Efforts project, being implemented in the Tillabéri region of Niger.
March 01, 2021
Together with the Signal Program at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Mercy Corps has put together a package of research, guidance toolkit and accompanying white paper for teams looking to implement WiFi.