Assessing urgent needs as 500,000 Iraqis flee violence
Mercy Corps is quickly assessing needs after hundreds of thousands of people fled Mosul, Iraq after a violent takeover on Tuesday.
The country is already host to 200,000 Syrian refugees, and meeting the needs of the estimated 500,000 newly displaced will stretch already scarce resources even further. Learn more about the urgent situation.
In an interview with CNN, our policy advisor Madeline Rose warns that the crisis in the Central African Republic is on the verge of becoming a decades-long conflict, and advocates for immediate action.