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Lebanon, Syria: Meet our field staff: Ghassan
As part of the Mercy Corps team responding to the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, Ghassan's gentle poise and easy smile make him the ideal mentor for the children he helps.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Q+A: How we're protecting Syrian refugee kids
Our child protection expert in Jordan and Lebanon explains what their life is like and what Mercy Corps is doing to keep them safe.
Lebanon, Syria: ‘Here, I feel safe’
Laughter could be heard across the yard of the Beitokom Community Center in Baalbeck, as Alaa raced to greet us. The 13-year-old and his family recently arrived from Damascus, having fled near-nightly bombardment, terror and immeasurable personal loss.
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.
Haiti: Giving kids a sporting chance
Cité Soleil is full of a lot of things, but hope is not one of them.
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.
Lebanon, Syria: Syrians take refuge in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley
In the two days visiting recently arrived Syrians, most of the refugees I encountered were children, who've been uprooted from the only life they've every known. Here's what I saw and heard from them.
Libya: Battle scars on the playground
The city of Misrata is reaching for a new beginning.
Japan: Images: From ruin to renewal
Twelve months after the tsunami that devastated Japan's northeast coast, reminders of the tragedy are everywhere — but so is an incredible resilience and hope to rebuild the future.
Haiti: Peace Day in Mirebalais
On September 21, Mercy Corps and Partners In Health teamed up to celebrate International Peace Day in Mirebalais, Haiti.