Snapshots from around the world: Our COVID-19 response
See what we're doing as the virus reaches the countries most vulnerable to its health and economic impacts.
May 18, 2020
Desert locusts in East Africa: A plague of another order
As communities brace against COVID-19, a desert locust plague in East Africa threatens to drive hunger rates to unprecedented levels.
June 24, 2019
The facts: What you need to know about the South Sudan crisis
The man-made humanitarian crisis has millions in need of aid and at risk of famine. How did the South Sudan crisis happen? Get the facts and learn why this young nation needs our help.
June 19, 2019
The world's 5 biggest refugee crises
More than half of all refugees worldwide come from just five places. See the full list and learn how you can partner with Mercy Corps to make a difference.
October 12, 2018
In the midst of conflict, one woman grows a new life
Nyatet lost much of her family, and all of her assets, when she fled her home in South Sudan because of conflict. Now she's rebuilding her and her family's life through gardening.
June 08, 2018
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.