Mercy Corps saves and improves lives in the world's toughest places.
Poverty. Conflict. Disaster. These are the global challenges that we’ve been responding to since 1979, helping more than 170 million people survive emergencies and build back better. Read about our history ▸
When a natural disaster strikes, an economy collapses, or conflict erupts, Mercy Corps is there. We respond immediately to meet urgent needs for food, water and shelter, and stay beyond the emergency to partner with communities for their long-term recovery. Learn more about our work ▸
Our network of experienced professionals in more than 40 countries literally speaks the language — 93 percent of our field staff are from the country where they work — giving them unique insight into what will move communities from relief to recovery and ultimately toward resilience. Meet our team ▸
We believe even in the world’s most challenging places, people have the power to transform their own lives when they have the right resources. Growing more food, earning higher incomes, advocating for their needs — we leverage their local logic to pioneer innovative, sustainable solutions that build stronger communities. Now, and for the future. Find out how you can help ▸
6 inspiring ways you're making an impact January 28, 2015
Our supporters make our work possible. See just a few of the creative and amazing ways they choose to give.
Liberia: Photos: Ebola prevention in action January 22, 2015
The fight against Ebola isn't over. Our team, along with 15,000 community educators, is bringing lifesaving information to Liberia's most remote areas.
West Bank and Gaza: Wrecked homes provide little warmth for Gazan families January 23, 2015
Devastated by last summer’s conflict, people in Gaza are now suffering through a cold winter storm. We’re helping them stay warm.
Haiti: 5 years after quake: Journey from relief to recovery January 12, 2015
Our Country Director reflects on the challenges Haitian communities have overcome since 2010 and what the future holds.
Jordan, Syria: Photos from the field: Winter storm hits refugees January 14, 2015
We're bringing in heaters and warm clothing for children in refugee camps that have been inundated by fierce snow and rain over the last week.