Mercy Corps

To alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.
Help Mercy Corps Turn Crisis Into Opportunity
 
Life can change for millions of families in an instant: natural disasters take loved ones and the outbreak of war drives families from their homes. When the unthinkable happens, Mercy Corps delivers rapid, lifesaving aid to hard-hit communities and then teams up with them to build back stronger. project reportread updates from the field
Provide Relief for Syrian Refugees
 
Over 4 million Syrians have fled the civil war in their country for the relative safety of neighboring countries. The flow of refugees into camps and host communities continues to swell - far beyond initial expectations - and strain limited resources in the region. Mercy Corps is helping refugees and community members in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, and Greece by providing essentials like clothing and blankets, digging wells and building safe places for children to play and be kids. project reportread updates from the field
Response to Nepal Earthquake
 
A massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, the worst in 80 years, has devastated hundreds of thousands of people. Much of Kathmandu is reduced to rubble and survivors have little refuge from continued aftershocks. Mercy Corps is on the ground is preparing to respond to urgent needs in the hardest-hit areas. You can help survivors right now with a donation to our Nepal Earthquake Response fund. Your gift will help us deliver lifesaving relief and provide the resources families need most. project reportread updates from the field
Aid and Assistance to China Earthquake Survivors
 
Mercy Corps and our partners are working to provide water, sanitation and hygiene solutions and protect children's emotional well being following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Ya'an prefecture in Sichuan, on April 20th. The powerful quake caused extensive damage to homes, buildings, roads and water systems in the three counties of Lushan, Tianquan and Baoxing. The most recent estimates are that 2 million people have been displaced from their homes. project reportread updates from the field
Saving Lives in Niger, Mali & Sahel Region
 
After years of unpredictable rains and poor harvests, along with existing intense poverty, 6 million people in the Sahel Region face significant food shortages this year. The UN and Government of Niger have both declared this situation a serious crisis. Mercy Corps teams work in the most at-risk areas, and have expanded programs to Mali, where 3.5 million experience chronic hunger. We help communities deal with effects of drought, soaring food prices, malnutrition and low food levels. project reportread updates from the field
Breast Feeding Saves Lives
 
Every second a child in Indonesia dies before reaching her 5th birthday. Millions more infants are at high risk of growth & mental retardation due to malnutrition. But there is an easy & inexpensive solution: Breastfeeding. An estimated 100,000 children in Indonesia under the age of 5 could be saved if all babies were exclusively breastfed in the first 6 months of life & continued breastfeeding until the age of 2 years. Your donations will help Mercy Corps expand this program & save more lives. project reportread updates from the field
Central Africans Save Their Way to a Better Future
 
Working with 165 village savings and loan associations, this project provides 3,300 people in Central African Republic with access to three critical financial services: credit, insurance and savings. project reportread updates from the field
Lebanon Crisis - Provide Emergency Relief Supplies
 
Mercy Corps is distributing food packages, hygiene kits, infant kits, water and other essential supplies to hundreds of extremely vulnerable families displaced by the conflict. project reportread updates from the field
Relief and Recovery for Haiti Disaster Survivors
 
Mercy Corps continues to assist the survivors of Haiti disasters. Mercy Corps works with vulnerable communities in Port-au-Prince and in the rural Central Plateau and Lower Artibonite Valley promoting resilience and sustainable livelihoods. Our programs take innovative approaches and apply the benefits of technology to support under-served communities. project reportread updates from the field
Relief for flood-displaced families in Pakistan
 
One year after Pakistan experienced the worst monsoon-related floods in living memory, heavy, prolonged rainfall has caused canal breaches and further flooding. Mercy Corps reached more than 650,000 flood-affected people during 2010 and are now revisiting this project to respond to the new round of flooding. The UN reports that over 5 million people are facing a housing and health crisis. Mercy Corps is responding by providing clean, fresh water and medical attention to the sick and injured. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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