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Kosovo: New homes after more than a decade of displacement
We built new houses and apartments so families could finally move out of lead-contaminated camps where they had been living since the Kosovo War in 1999.
Jordan, Syria: A new home full of warmth and laughter
Meet one family who finally has protection from freezing temperatures thanks to Mercy Corps' winterization project in northern Jordan.
Lebanon, Syria: Warm coats are a simple source of hope
Jacket distributions in Lebanon are bringing smiles back to the faces of refugee children.
Jordan, Syria: Syrian refugees weather harsh winter far from home
I visited Zaatari refugee camp last week, after winter storms brought further hardship to the more than 50,000 Syrian refugees who now call it home.
Lebanon, Syria: Syrian refugees in Lebanon facing bitter winter
A dramatic spike in refugees, who have fled Syria with what little they can carry in plastic bags, has increased the need for warm clothing, blankets and heaters.
Jordan, Syria: A well of hope at Zaatari refugee camp
“Everybody here is looking forward to having easier access to clean water,” Elena Buryan, head of Mercy Corps’ emergency response team in Jordan, told me as we walked through Zaatari followed by children.
Afghanistan: Thoughts from a recent visit
In strategic governance and economic development work, Mercy Corps' CEO sees progress toward a stronger future in Afghanistan.
Yemen: The promise of youth
I live in Aden, Yemen. I have high hopes for my community and believe we can help it become peaceful and prosperous. But the crises that have engulfed Yemen in the last year have had a negative effect on my people.
Lebanon, Syria: Building a community of support for refugees
Two signature Mercy Corps programs will bring support and healing to young Syrian refugees, their parents, and Lebanese hosts families, all affected by the escalating violence in Syria.
Lebanon, Syria: Making progress to comfort more Syrian kids
Yesterday held some big developments for Mercy Corps' new efforts to support Syrian refugees flooding into Lebanon.