7 ways you can prepare for disaster
Disasters are intensifying, so it’s critical to go beyond preparing your emergency plans and kits. Get tips from the experts on how you can plan for a better recovery.
May 28, 2020
Field testing virtual reality mindfulness and relaxation therapy
In 2015, Mercy Corps began a project to help young people in Iraq cope with trauma by creating physical safe spaces where they can learn, play, and access therapists.
May 20, 2020
What is the effect of COVID-19 on girls’ education?
As the pandemic closes schools around the world, a Mercy Corps team member shares how vulnerable girls are losing the places where they learn and stay safe.
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.
May 18, 2020
Parenting teens during COVID-19: Lessons from around the world
A Mercy Corps team member shares what she's learned from working with adolescents in some of the world’s most fragile communities.
May 14, 2020
Lessons learned from 3D printing in the world’s largest Syrian refugee camp
In the Fall of 2018, Mercy Corps’ field team in Jordan undertook a bold initiative to test the use of 3D printing at the Zaatari Refugee Camp, located about 70km outside of Amman, Jordan.