Research and resources
June 28, 2021
A Clash of Contagions
COVID-19 and efforts to contain it are exacerbating the underlying drivers of conflict which, left unchecked, have the potential to foment instability and violence in the future.
May 14, 2021
Gaskiya COVID-19 Rumor Tracker
Responsive COVID-19 information approaches consider both rumors and their risks. This article discusses a COVID-19 rumor tracker, lessons learned, and recommendations for continued rumor tracking programming.
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.
September 09, 2020
Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Societies
The COVID-19 pandemic presents an array of challenges to societies affected by armed conflict and acute fragility, read our latest research and analysis on COVID-19 impacts to these societies.
August 26, 2020
COVID-19 Impact on Livestock Markets in the Horn of Africa
Mercy Corps monitored livestock systems to understand the interplay of diverse market forces as influenced by COVID-19 mitigation measures, as well as seasonality, locusts and Rift Valley Fever.