Research and resources
March 22, 2021
Overcoming the Trust Deficit
This report argues that in order to break the vicious cycle of pervasive mistrust in both vaccines and government actors, it is necessary to overcome the trust deficit between communities and the actors who will be leading vaccine rollout.
March 17, 2021
Understanding the Links Between Social Cohesion and Violence
This brief presents an analysis of baseline data from Mercy Corps’ USAID-funded Preventing Violent Extremism Actions through increased social cohesion Efforts project, being implemented in the Tillabéri region of Niger.
March 01, 2021
Together with the Signal Program at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Mercy Corps has put together a package of research, guidance toolkit and accompanying white paper for teams looking to implement WiFi.
February 26, 2021
One Year On: Paying for Darkness
This paper summarizes the outputs of a short evaluation undertaken in early 2020 to assess the intervention’s impact, and extract learning for future interventions.
January 14, 2021
The Climate Crisis Demands Local-level Financing and Action
The Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance is calling for improvements to climate finance, with a focus on getting more funding to the community level.