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17 Sep 2018 description

Overview

In August, 52,637 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (25,006 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 95 locations.

05 Sep 2018 description
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Part 1: Background and Concepts
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Part 2: How-to Guide & Tools

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.

02 Sep 2018 description
report Mercy Corps, Samuel Hall

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

17 Aug 2018 description

Overview

In July, 51,945 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (24,778 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 97 locations.

19 Jun 2018 description
report Mercy Corps

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.

29 Apr 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide, Catholic Relief Services, American Refugee Committee International, Africare, United Nations Population Fund, UN Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict, World Health Organization, UN Development Programme, UN Volunteers, Italian Red Cross, UNOPS, Tearfund, UN Observer Mission in Georgia, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, CARE, UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UN Department of Public Information, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea, Caritas, Pact, UN Department of Political Affairs, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Food Programme, UN Human Settlements Program, Mercy Corps, UN Children's Fund, Médecins du Monde, Lutheran World Relief, International Rescue Committee, Operation USA, International Medical Corps, Relief International, UN Mission in Sudan, UN Interim Force in Lebanon, Refugees International, UN Department of Safety and Security, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Action by Churches Together International, HelpAge International, Save the Children, Plan International, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Médecins Sans Frontières, UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, Women's Refugee Commission, ChildFund International, UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, World Renew, Monaco Red Cross, UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste

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.

24 Apr 2018 description
report Mercy Corps
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Key Informant Interview Guides
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Delivery Mechanism Report Outline
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Ranking Program Priorities
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Delivery Guide Overview: Scoping the Humanitarian Payments Landscape

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).

20 Apr 2018 description
report Mercy Corps

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.

10 Apr 2018 description
report Mercy Corps

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.

10 Apr 2018 description

Expansion to Italy, Jordan and El Salvador Will Provide 60,000 Crisis-Affected Individuals with Access to Critical Information and Resources

23 Mar 2018 description
report Mercy Corps

New partnership aims to integrate mobile technology into programs that support community-led development and prepare vulnerable communities to withstand disasters

The global organization Mercy Corps and nonprofit technology company Atma Connect are embarking on a new partnership to integrate mobile technology into humanitarian response and development programs. The partnership aims to help vulnerable communities become better equipped to withstand crises and manage ongoing challenges in the face of increasing conflict, displacement, urbanization and climate change.

16 Mar 2018 description
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Overview

In January, 41,387 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (19,154 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 95 locations.

12 Mar 2018 description

For Immediate Release

Washington, DC - As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.

The analysis finds that under the proposed budget:

03 Mar 2018 description
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Section I: FGD - Assessing and Mitigating Risks of GBV Guidance for Cash Providers
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Section I: FGD - FGD Tool
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Section I: PDM - Monitoring and Mitigating Risks of GBV Guidance for Cash Providers
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Section II: Protocol for GBV Case Workers
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Section II: PDM - Guidance for GBV Case Management Services on Monitoring Cash Referrals for Survivors of GBV
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Case Study - Jordan
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Case Study - Niger
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Case Study - Somalia

The Women’s Refugee Commission, Mercy Corps and the International Rescue Committee are pleased to announce the launch of a new resource: The Toolkit for Optimizing Cash-based Interventions for Protection from Gender-based Violence: Mainstreaming GBV Considerations in CBIs and Utilizing Cash in GBV Response.

The new toolkit aims to assist GBV and cash practitioners in:

  • collecting situational protection information on risks and benefits for affected populations with an age, gender, and diversity lens;

25 Feb 2018 description
report Mercy Corps

The world is facing some of the greatest humanitarian challenges of our time, and at Mercy Corps, we know that no single organization can tackle them alone. So we work across the public and private sectors to bring our unique expertise, innovations and solutions together to spark, scale and sustain change for communities in need around the world.