Effective relief requires experience and global reach
|The impact of major disasters has increased thirteen-fold in the last 50 years. Global weather trends and increasing political upheavals indicate that the needs will continue to grow. Immediate emergency response, disaster mitigation and a commitment to long-term rebuilding are critical. World Vision is on the ground in some 100 countries—and responded to 80 emergencies last year. Read more...|
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In Bangladesh, more than 43,000 people living in seven of World Vision’s program areas have been made homeless or had their homes badly damaged by Cyclone Sidr. Photos by Ferdaus Daud Haider/
World Vision runs Child-Friendly Spaces in Darfur, Sudan to provide a safe place for displaced children to play and learn.
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision
Ongoing sectarian violence within Iraq has forced 2 million Iraqis to flee. Hadi, 12, fled Iraq with his family because militants threatened to kill his father. They now live in a one-room apartment in Jordan.
photo by Brian Jonson/World Vision
Who Is World Vision?
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.