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- EU increases its humanitarian assistance – record budget adopted for 2019
- Bachelet appeals for record funds to support UN human rights work in “an era of great turbulence.”
- Flexible funding allowed WFP to reach the world's displaced and forgotten people in 2018
- FAO Early Warning Early Action report on food security and agriculture (January - March 2019)
- 30,000 Irregular Migration Deaths, Disappearances Between 2014-2018: IOM Report
Calls for increased access to insurance, credit, savings and innovative financial tools to help mitigate the effects of extreme climate events
KATOWICE, Poland – Following the conclusion of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change talks, Mercy Corps’ Chief Executive Officer Neal Keny-Guyer issued the following statement:
Urges Immediate Action to Stay Below 1.5 degrees C of global warming
WASHINGTON—The global organization Mercy Corps urges governments, businesses and civil society to take urgent steps to stay below 1.5 degrees C of global warming or face catastrophic suffering around the world, especially among the world’s most vulnerable people.
A Step Forward in Meeting the Needs of 821 Million Hungry People
In response to the final passage of the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act (S.2269) by the House of Representatives on Sept. 28, 2018, Mercy Corps issued the following statement from Dina Esposito, Vice President of Technical Leadership:
In August, 52,637 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (25,006 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 95 locations.
The Basic Needs Assessment (BNA) is a multi-sector needs assessment approach that can be applied in both sudden onset and protracted emergencies, but that – in the present edition – has been piloted only in two protracted crises, namely in Borno State (North-East Nigeria) and in Fafan zone (Somali region of Ethiopia). The approach took inspiration from ECHO’s Basic Needs Framework for Integrated Response.
Young People Migrating to Europe Seek Safety More Than Jobs
New Mercy Corps report says aid in Afghanistan and Somalia must both boost economies and build peace
In July, 51,945 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (24,778 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 97 locations.
United States, June 19, 2018
Statement from Neal Keny-Guyer, Chief Executive Officer
PORTLAND, Ore. – The global organization Mercy Corps has watched with increasing alarm as children are separated from their parents as they cross the U.S. border.
We, UN and non-UN entities, re-affirm our determination to prevent future acts of sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel.
We note the issuance of this Statement at the High-level Conference on Eliminating Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN and NGO Personnel on 4 December 2006 in New York, USA and welcome future endorsement of this Statement by others.
Mercy Corps has developed a Delivery Guide (FSP Assessment Tool) that helps humanitarian workers identify appropriate delivery mechanisms for cash transfer programming, particularly multipurpose cash grants (MPGs).
On Earth Day, the global organization reaffirms commitment to addressing climate change
WASHINGTON, DC -- Mercy Corps reaffirms its commitment to addressing climate change by helping vulnerable communities all over the world strengthen their resilience against increasingly frequent and intense extreme weather events.
Around the world, people are experiencing both the subtle and stark effects of climate change. Gradually shifting weather patterns, rising sea levels and more extreme weather events are all clear and devastating evidence of a rapidly changing climate.