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08 Feb 2016 description
report Mercy Corps

Today (Monday), we were able to get some humanitarian supplies into Syria at the Bab al Salam crossing: 2000 new arrival food kits, 150 new arrival non-food item kits and 3,000 mattresses. These supplies are being distributed to an estimated 12,000 people in the area of Azaz. Attached is a photo taken this morning (Monday) of Mercy Corps trucks at the crossing.

08 Feb 2016 description
report Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is demonstrating a new approach to sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) by economically incentivizing climate-informed DRR measures in Nepal and Timor Leste. This case study highlights lessons learned from the program and offers insights for the consideration of other global climate-informed DRR programs.

Problem

05 Feb 2016 description

An international coalition of over 30 non-governmental organizations today welcomed the ambition demonstrated at the ‘Supporting Syria And the Region' donor conference in London to increase the scale and scope of the humanitarian response to the Syria crisis, but said that overall pledges for 2016 fell more than $3 billion short of what was urgently needed. The NGOs, including Oxfam, Sawa Aid and Development, and Islamic Relief, applauded the generosity of some donors while encouraging others also to pledge their fair share.

04 Feb 2016 description
report Mercy Corps

This week’s military advances cut off humanitarian supply route

Portland, Ore.— Intensified fighting and air strikes in and around Aleppo City in Syria have cut off the main – and most direct – humanitarian route into that city, according to the global organization Mercy Corps. Since yesterday (Wednesday), the organization’s operations in northern Syria have effectively been sliced in half.

03 Feb 2016 description
report Mercy Corps

Global organization provides pre-paid international debit cards to refugees in Europe

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Jobs

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08 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 06 Mar 2016 Mercy Corps

PROGRAM SUMMARY

05 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 12 Feb 2016 Mercy Corps

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The position holder will manage the Kampala-focused YES! (Yes Empowered for Success) program, funded by The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation. YES! believes that if youth (aged 18-35) acquire market-driven and transferable skills, are empowered to identify and access market opportunities, and are supported to thrive within an inclusive enabling environment, then they will increase their employment and entrepreneurship and drive their economies forward.

02 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 04 Mar 2016 Mercy Corps

PROGRAM SUMMARY:

01 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 28 Feb 2016 Mercy Corps

This position is contingent on funding

PROGRAM/ DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

Mercy Corps specializes in development in transitional areas. Mercy Corps has been operating in Nepal since 2005, implementing programs in food security, agriculture, market development, financial services, youth engagement, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. We take a systems-based approach in our programming, with the aim of improving the lives and potential of vulnerable individuals and communities across Nepal.

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