Every day there seems to be a different country in the news with a new tragic headline: Nigeria. Ukraine. Afghanistan. Yemen. And of course, Syria.
Last year, we saw an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises around the world, and thanks to supporters like you, we've been on the ground helping people survive and continue working toward a better future despite unimaginable circumstances.
This winter has already been tough for Syrian refugees, and it’s about to get even worse. Refugee families have been struggling throughout the Middle East to survive and stay warm as brutal winter weather hovers over the region.
In Lebanon, freezing temperatures and a recent snowstorm have wreaked havoc on the makeshift settlements that many Syrians are living in. This week, more snow and rain is expected to hit the area, making conditions even more difficult.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 17, 2015 — Ahead of this week’s White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, a new three-country report by global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps evaluates key contributors to youth engagement in conflict, finding that experiences of injustice, rather than unemployment or poverty, propel young people to take up arms.
Charles and Concy have never heard of “superfoods.” They’re not sure what people do with these unusual seeds they are harvesting, but the couple believes they might be the key to a more prosperous future for their family.
Together, Charles and Concy took a risk — they planted one acre of chia on their farm this year. With help from Mercy Corps, they are learning how to successfully grow the new crop — and how to work their farm as equal partners.
Local and regional urban practitioners in asia urged to join expanded resilience network
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