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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...

Aug 29, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Middle East Staggers Under Weight of 3 Million Syrian Refugees

According to the United Nations, there are now 3 million registered Syrian refugees spread across the Middle East, with the majority living in...

Aug 21, 2014, 09:35 ET

Mercy For Animals Commends Nestle For Sweeping Animal Welfare Changes Following Graphic Undercover Video

Nestle, the world's largest food company, has announced its commitment to improving farmed animal welfare across its entire global supply chain...

Aug 12, 2014, 10:45 ET
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Mercy Corps: Displacement in Iraq Spirals and Humanitarian Needs Reach Critical Point

 As hundreds of thousands of Iraqis flee their homes and temporary shelters because of intense fighting, the global humanitarian agency Mercy...

Aug 11, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Mercy Corps: Thousands of Civilians in Gaza Face Shortage of Food, Water and Essential Supplies

 Tens of thousands of civilians in the Gaza Strip face acute shortages of food, water, essential household items, safe shelter and medical...

Jul 31, 2014, 13:08 ET
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Mercy Corps: Myanmar's Political and Economic Reforms Are Emerging Unevenly

Despite a series of rapid and dramatic reforms since electing a civilian government in 2010, Myanmar's transition remains fragile, according to new...

Jul 24, 2014, 12:13 ET
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Mercy Corps to Deliver Aid to More Than 40,000 Civilians in Gaza

Mercy Corps is delivering humanitarian assistance to thousands of Gazan families displaced by the current conflict. With 87 team members on the...

Jun 19, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Mercy Corps: Syrian Adolescents on the Brink

In Syria and the surrounding region, whether today's youth become a positive or negative force depends on what happens over the next three years,...

Jun 12, 2014, 15:59 ET
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Mercy Corps Assesses Urgent Humanitarian Need in Iraq as Hundreds of Thousands Flee Fighting

The global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps has mobilized a team to assess the humanitarian situation in Iraq near the cities of Mosul and...

Jun 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

Shocking Undercover Video By Mercy For Animals Exposes Baby Turkeys Mutilated & Ground Up Alive At Hatchery

 While pro-factory farm lawmakers across the country have been working to pass legislation designed to sweep evidence of animal abuse at...

May 21, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Entrenched Syrian Crisis Prompts Calls for Review of U.S. Funding Priorities

 The United States and international community must expedite shifting their response to the protracted Syrian crisis toward long-term...

May 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
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After Typhoon Haiyan, New Financial Products Speed Recovery for Philippines' Hardest Hit

 BPI Globe BanKO , the Philippines' first mobile phone-based savings bank, and the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps have teamed up with...

Apr 28, 2014, 09:04 ET
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Urgent Care Centers Must Be Made Ready For Kids: New American Academy Of Pediatrics Guidelines Led By Children's Mercy Physician

Today the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued an updated policy statement making recommendations and highlighting gaps in knowledge about...

Apr 25, 2014, 07:21 ET
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Mercy Corps: Engaged Civil Society Organizations in Iraq Can Boost Trust in Government

 Effective and engaged civil society organizations can help mend the bond between citizens and government, potentially supporting the...

Apr 24, 2014, 11:41 ET
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Mercy Corps Warns of Imminent Humanitarian Catastrophe in South Sudan

The global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps, deeply concerned by the escalation of violence against civilians in South Sudan, warns the nation is on...

Apr 08, 2014, 13:39 ET

Mercy Ministries Sponsors NCAA Women's Final Four Black Coaches Association Luncheon

Nancy Alcorn, Founder and President of Mercy Ministries, was a featured speaker at the inaugural "Women of Color in our Game – a Celebration"...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Led By Children's Mercy, Experts Unveil Recommendations For "Best Practice" When Caring For Kids On Dialysis

Armed with more than a decade's worth of new research and data, Bradley Warady, MD, a physician at Children's Mercy Hospital, led efforts to update...