Mercy Corps

To alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.
Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Mercy Corps is working with Peace Winds Japan & PlaNet Finance Japan to help affected communities recover emotionally, restart businesses & regain lost jobs. Although our emergency response work - to distribute relief items & vouchers to survivors to purchase essentials, provide bus service & mobile shops to communities, & help young people recover from the trauma & resume their normal lives - is complete, there is still plenty of work to do to restore businesses & strengthen communities. project reportread updates from the field
Food Crisis Hits Horn of Africa
The worst drought in 60 years has left more than 12.5 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya at risk of severe food and water shortages. Our field teams have reported that the number of malnourished children is rising. Mercy Corps experts with deep experience in humanitarian relief have said this is one of the worst situations they have seen. Your donation will help us ramp up our work in hard-hit Ethiopia and Somalia, and emergency operations in Kenya and help people survive. project reportread updates from the field
Massive Floods Displace Indonesian Families
Days of non-stop heavy seasonal rains in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, triggered floods that inundated a large part of the city, bringing it to a halt. Traffic came to a standstill, government offices and businesses shut down, and thousands of residents were forced to flee their homes. According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, more than half of Jakarta's 44 districts were hit with by the flood, resulting in the displacement of over 15,000 people. project reportread updates from the field
Response to Devastating Sichuan, China Earthquake
Mercy Corps and our partners are working to provide water, sanitation and hygiene solutions and protect children's emotional wellbeing 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
Help Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the Philippines
Families in the Philippines are in urgent need after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated towns and villages, causing heavy damage from wind and water. Over 15 million people have been impacted and more than 4 million have been displaced from their homes. The damage is widespread and extensive. Officials estimate that the storm destroyed 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path. Your gift will provide lifesaving assistance and support long-term recovery efforts to help families thrive. project reportread updates from the field
Assisting Iraqis With Disabilities
An extensive awareness campaign across the country targeting both people with disabilities and the general public in order to improve understanding and promote inclusion of people with disabilities.
Improve Medical Services
This project will improve services for leukemia and thalassemia patients at a recently renovated medical clinic.
 

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