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.
May 27, 2022
Announcing the Data Protection and Privacy Guides
The Data Protection and Privacy team is releasing a series of guides designed to help Mercy Corps staff and partners better understand and implement responsible data practices.
December 17, 2021
Social Media, Conflict, and Peacebuilding
This paper, produced by an expert working group, is a practical statement about what is effective and where challenges remain in peacebuilding responses to the ‘weaponization’ of social media.
August 05, 2021
Analyzing and Responding to Social Media and Conflict
This framework identifies factors that make societies vulnerable or resilient to misinformation, disinformation, and hate speech. A policy brief suggests ways to address these challenges.
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.
December 18, 2020
Responsible Data Toolkit
This toolkit shares principles for the transparent, secure and responsible use of personal data, and provides materials that enable incorporation of responsible data principles into everyone’s daily work.