Mercy Corps helps people in the world’s toughest places turn the crises of natural disaster, poverty and conflict into opportunities for progress. Driven by local needs and market conditions, our programs provide communities with the tools and support they need to transform their own lives. Our worldwide team of 3,700 professionals is improving the lives of 16.7 million people in more than 40 countries.
Mercy Corps is on the ground working to provide clean water to 20,000 people, as well as staple foods and clean-up tools to hundreds of affected families. Flooding in the region has killed at least 1,600 people and affected another nearly 14 million.