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Little girl with pig tails looks at camera. She was born in this refugee camp.

Syria refugee crisis FAQ: How the war is affecting children

Why are people fleeing Syria? What are the greatest needs of the refugees? How can I help, and show them the love of God?

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Europe's migration crisis: Syrian refugees' long journeys, long nights
September 14, 2015

Europe’s refugee crisis: Syrian families’ long journeys, long nights

As more Syrian refugees seek safety in Europe, families struggle to survive and adjust to their new lives.

With Syria war in fourth year, increasing numbers attempt to reach Europe
September 4, 2015

Increasingly desperate, masses of Syrian refugees flood European access points

Unaccompanied refugee children are vulnerable to trafficking, forced labor, prostitution, and violence.

Hurricane Katrina, 10 years later: A look back
August 25, 2015

Hurricane Katrina, 10 years later: A look back

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and submerged most of New Orleans. Here’s a look back at how World Vision worked with local partners to...

War through the eyes of an aid worker
August 14, 2015

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

Learning in Ebola’s shadow
August 12, 2015

Learning in Ebola’s shadow

Sierra Leone’s children are delighted to be back at school, but the threat of Ebola’s return has ushered in a “new normal.”

Syrian refugee boy escapes life as a child laborer
June 28, 2015

Syrian refugee boy escapes life as a child laborer

Absi fled Syria with his sister and mom. He should be in school, but he has been skipping class to work up to 12 hours a day as a parking garage attendant.

Children report increased exploitation, teenage pregnancies in Ebola-affected Sierra Leone
June 18, 2015

Children report increased exploitation, teenage pregnancies in Ebola-affected Sierra Leone

According to a new report by three leading aid agencies, child exploitation and violence against children has escalated during the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone.

Video: Syrian refugee children draw their dreams and nightmares
June 18, 2015

Video: Syrian refugee children draw their dreams and nightmares

We asked Syrian refugee children in a World Vision Child-Friendly Space in Lebanon to draw one of their dreams and then share them with us.

June 12, 2015

World Vision shipping relief supplies to Central Texas following deadly floods

World Vision is working with local partners to distribute much-needed supplies and help rebuild homes following the Texas floods. As a result, home repairs are now...

Ebola outbreak slows but continues to devastate West Africa
June 5, 2015

Ebola outbreak slows but continues to devastate West Africa

While Liberia has been declared Ebola-free and the disease’s spread is slowing in Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still much to be done to eradicate the disease and...

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