Mercy Corps' East and North East Asia region consists of Mongolia, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Timor-Leste, and Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The countries of East and North East Asia are at the nexus of poverty and development, of disaster and resilience. Across the region there is booming private sector led growth, with many multinational companies seeing these countries as market opportunities as well as an area for them to develop new market channels and ways of doing business, focusing on the large numbers of poor. As such, this region represents both a call to action and a learning opportunity for MC.
Within the context of the East and North East Asia region, Mercy Corps is focusing on three key programmatic areas: