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Feb 17, 2015, 06:00 ET
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Mercy Corps: Injustice, Not Unemployment, a Key Driver of Youth Participation in Violence

Ahead of this week's White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, a new three-country report by global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps...

Feb 12, 2015, 06:00 ET
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Mercy Corps, Rockefeller Foundation Launch Asia Regional Network to Build City Resilience to Climate Change

At the first Asia-Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation this week in Bangkok, the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network...

Feb 04, 2015, 12:05 ET
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President's Budget Insufficient to meet Growing Global Humanitarian Needs

 The global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps says the Obama administration's FY2016 budget request is a mixed bag for the world's most...

Dec 17, 2014, 16:00 ET

Livestock Auction Workers Convicted Of Animal Cruelty Following Undercover Investigation By Mercy For Animals

 Earlier today, Octavios Hillard, Kenneth White, Roy Stewart, and Clayton Harris were convicted of criminal animal cruelty before Forrest...

Dec 12, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Mercy Corps Calls on Congress to Take Decisive Steps in Iraq

 The global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps is calling on the United States Congress to expand humanitarian assistance and take a series of...

Dec 09, 2014, 11:10 ET
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Mercy Corps Extends Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Gaza Sky Geeks

 After an intense outpouring of support by the global startup community, a crowdfunding campaign launched by the global humanitarian agency...

Dec 03, 2014, 14:00 ET

New study validates usefulness of genomic medicine in children with neurologic and developmental disorders

 Results from 100 families with children affected by a broad range of neurologic and developmental disorders who underwent genomic testing to...

Dec 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Inherent Vice Star Joaquin Phoenix Calls Out Walmart For Inherent Cruelty In Its Pork Supply Following Mercy For Animals Investigation

 Joaquin Phoenix—award-winning actor and star of the upcoming thriller Inherent Vice—is teaming up with Mercy For Animals to expose...

Nov 27, 2014, 13:07 ET
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Mercy Health System, Janesville Police / Fire, provide casualty training to high school faculty

 Javon Bea Mercy Health System President and CEO - On November 19, faculty and staff at Janesville Craig High School and Janesville Parker High...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:30 ET
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New App Aims For Rapid Interventions And Reduced Mortality For Infants With Heart Defects

 A powerful new app is directly connecting single ventricle heart defect patients to their doctors, dramatically improving their monitoring...

Nov 19, 2014, 06:00 ET

Chick-fil-A Suppliers Caught Torturing Animals On Hidden Camera By Mercy For Animals

 Chick-fil-A is in hot water over new hidden-camera video exposing workers kicking chickens like footballs and scalding them alive in water at...

Nov 17, 2014, 11:00 ET

Mercy Corps Tallies Costs, Benefits of Electronic Cash Transfers in Humanitarian Crises

A new study by the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps examines the relative time and cost required to deliver cash assistance in an emergency...

Nov 12, 2014, 07:00 ET

Mercy for Animals Covert Investigation Captures Horrific Animal Abuse at Major Cheese Supplier

 Hidden-camera video footage from Mercy For Animals, recorded at Andrus Dairy in Birnamwood, Wisconsin, shows workers viciously kicking and...

Nov 11, 2014, 07:30 ET

Mercy Corps: Impact of Ebola Epidemic Deepens as Liberian Households Report Eating Fewer Meals

 A new report by the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps details how some Ebola containment protocols are straining food security, market...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Mercy Corps Applauds Emergency Funding Request to Fight Ebola Epidemic

The global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps applauds the Obama administration's emergency funding request to Congress to fight the...

Nov 05, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Mercy Corps Expands Mobile Banking in the Philippines

One year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, Mercy Corps is helping expand mobile banking solutions in remote, low-income communities...

Oct 23, 2014, 08:45 ET

Duck Factory Farm Raided After Mercy For Animals Hidden-Camera Investigation Exposes Horrific Animal Cruelty

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office raided Reichardt Duck Farm in Petaluma — one of the largest duck factory farms in the country —...

Oct 16, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Mercy Corps to Launch Ebola Public Health Education Campaign in Liberia

Mercy Corps is mounting a community-led public health education campaign in Liberia to raise awareness of prevention practices and change behaviors...

Sep 17, 2014, 14:45 ET
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Mercy Corps: Global Community Must Not Overlook Syria's Next Generation

The next generation of Syrians – adolescents on the cusp of adulthood – is in danger of being overlooked by the global community's...

Sep 17, 2014, 09:15 ET

Undercover Video From Mercy For Animals Exposes Horrific Animal Cruelty At World's Largest Pizza Cheese Supplier Factory Farm

New hidden-camera video footage from Mercy For Animals, secretly recorded at Winchester Dairy outside of Roswell, New Mexico, shows workers...