A magnitude 7.2 earthquake shook Haiti on August 14, 2021, causing widespread damage in at least two cities and over 2,200 deaths. The temblor comes 11 years after a devastating magnitude 7.0 quake hit the Caribbean nation.
Coronavirus is a family of viruses, which can cause the common cold or more severe diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome, and the coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.
Now in its 11th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, with 13.5 million Syrians forcibly displaced. That’s more than half of the country’s population.
About 82.4 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced. Learn the countries where most refugees come from, why refugees flee, and how you can help address the plight of refugees, especially children.
There are more refugees in the world than ever before, and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Find out more about the global refugee crisis.
Hunger is on the rise in Africa. Learn facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
There’s nothing more essential than access to clean water, yet a global water crisis means people are struggling to access the quantity and quality of water they need. As the leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision plans to reach 50 million people with clean water by 2030.