Christmas Appeal 2020

Australian Mercy is launching its Christmas Appeal for the children in Mae-la camp

New Homes

Gday Farmer We’re thrilled that two containers have now been placed on two separate properties in Nymboida, northern NSW.  Two families now have a new shipping container that has been decked out with a sliding glass door and window, internal insulated panelling, LED lighting etc.  Some recipients have opted for …

New Project – Gday Farmer

Lending a hand to those who’re doing it tough! June 2020 Container UpdateThe trees are greening up in northern NSW but still many people are without homes after the summer fires.  G’day Farmer has two outfitted containers close to being delivered to needy recipients – hopefully in the next few weeks.  …

COVID 19 in India

COVID 19 has had a huge effect in India. The National shutdown has caused a huge migration of the very poor as they make their way home or try to find somewhere where they can work.

Coronavirus in Mae-la Camp

Scientists are telling us that the widespread of Coronavirus is inevitable and that we urgently need to slow it down so that we can deal with it without overloading our health systems. The virus is in Thailand and Burma and Mae-la camp has less than basic health systems and the …

Coronavirus (COVID 19) is now a pandemic

The World Health Organization has declared coronavirus (COVID 19) a pandemic. The virus which was first discovered in Wuhan China has now spread to 114 countries, has seen over 120,000 known infections and nearly 5,000 deaths at the time of writing of this post. Whilst symptoms can seem mild for …

Christmas in the camp brings hope to a desperate situation

Things are not going well for the 60,000 refugees in Mae-la Refugee camp. The military is tightening security so that outsiders have very little access to the camp, rice rations are being reduced, and services are being lost.

Happy Christmas to all our staff, friends and donors.

The Board of Australian Mercy would like to wish all our donors, supporters, staff, volunteers and project clients a very happy and blessed Christmas. We hope that you and your families will have a blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Annual General Meeting

We have successfully completed our AGM and you may read our annual report here

Syria Crisis Continues

he recent crisis in Syria that has seen massive refugee movements as the Turkish army advances into Kurdish occupied areas close to its border.

Australian Mercy AGM

Our AGM is scheduled for Tuesday the 22 of October at 3pm. We will meet at 2 Wentworth St Port. Kembla NSW.

Big news for RescueNet

the Australian Mercy Board received the resignation of Mark Cockburn from his position as the RescueNet Australia National Coordinator.

Great things are happening in Timor Leste

The Australian Mercy Board had the great privilege of doing a monitoring visit on two of our projects in Timor Leste; these are located in Hera and Bahareduk.

It’s Christmas in July!

It’s Christmas in July the time when Australia does Christmas in the winter time! This is also the time that Australian Mercy begins to fundraise for Christmas in the Camp! In Mae-la camp there is little for children to do. Food rations are reduced, medical services are almost no existent …

Rice Shortage in Mae La Camp

Since the beginning of 2014, Australian Mercy has committed to funding a nutritional supplement to those we work with in the Mae La refugee camp on the Thailand/Burma border.  Recently is was reported that the situation with rice in Mae-la is getting worse. We urgently need to raise funds for our nutritional supplements program …

RescueNet are in Mozambique

Cyclone Idai has wreaked havoc in Mozambique. It is an international disaster that has displaced many thousands of people. WHO are expecting large outbreaks of Cholera and Malaria thousands of families are at risk. RescueNet is on site and are providing emergency relief to thousands of displaced families. The team …

Emergency Appeal for Papua floods

Flash flooding in Papua has claimed dozens of lives and many families are not able to return to their homes until the waters subside. Australian Mercy has a Buzz Off malaria team on the ground who are able to assist those negatively affected by the floods. We are currently trying …

Christmas in the camp – Report

Christmas 2018 in Mae-la camp was amazing. This year 1700 preschool children plus another 200 who invited themselves, plus 120 middle school children plus 107 teachers and staff all celebrated Christmas in the camp in December. The celebrations went from preschool to preschool and were completed over the second and …

Annual General Meeting – Completed

We are happy to notify that our 2018 AGM has been completed successfully. For those interested you can read our Annual Report here