Colombia: Out of tragedy, a new family forms
When Oriana fled with her children to Colombia, she found herself with both less and more than she bargained for: living under a bridge with a large, surrogate family of equally desperate Venezuelan refugees. Here's her story.
United States: In the news: Adopting a new humanitarian strategy
In a piece featured in The Nation, Mercy Corps' Senior Global Policy Advisor Madeline Rose calls for the United States to re-examine its global humanitarian strategy by focusing on violence reduction and conflict prevention.
Perspectives: What's at stake when children are detained
Exposure to toxic psychological stress puts young people at risk of a lifetime of mental health issues. Here’s what we can do about it.
Jordan, Syria: What happens now: Connecting refugees to critical information on their phones
Watch the video to experience the journey of a refugee and learn how our innovative information app helps them along the way.
Ask an expert: Innovative responses to the global refugee crisis
How can technology and other innovations help address the global refugee crisis? Hear from Mercy Corps experts to find out.
Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen: Hunger solutions: There's more in the mix than food
Three potential famines are looming in South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen. Hear what is driving an increase in hunger around the world and what Mercy Corps is doing to address these challenges.
What we're doing to help end global hunger
Mercy Corps takes a multi-pronged approach to helping end world hunger, including implementing programmes that tackle the multiple drivers of food security, while also engaging in policy discussions that influence our programmes. Learn about this work and what is being done to stop world hunger.
Colombia: Tales of desperation: Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia
At any given moment, hundreds of men, women, children -- entire families -- are crossing from Venezuela into Colombia in search of a better life.
Jordan, Syria: Lifting weights and spirits: How a women’s gym forged a friendship
The Syrian refugee crisis is complex and full of challenges. But Lena and Leila's story is proof of one thing we know for certain: bringing refugees and their neighbors together can transform entire communities for good.
United States: 8 months after Hurricane Maria, another hurricane season looms in Puerto Rico
Karla Peña, resilience program manager in Puerto Rico, shares how people are recovering from Hurricane Maria as they also prepare for the new hurricane season.