The global population of refugees has surpassed 32 million, and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but also for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Explore the challenges faced by refugees and find out more about the global refugee crisis.
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What is coronavirus? Facts, FAQs, and how to help
The coronavirus pandemic and its respiratory disease, COVID-19, has profoundly and widely impacted the world since it emerged in late 2019. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision has responded worldwide.
Health: Signs of progress and reasons to hope
Discover the reasons for hope in children’s healthcare advancements, and how World Vision is leading the way in boosting the health of kids worldwide. Learn about our latest efforts to enhance access to healthcare and how we’re making a positive impact on vulnerable children’s lives.
Rwandan genocide: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
April 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. What happened? How did World Vision facilitate peace and reconciliation? Find out the answers to these questions and more.
Yemen war: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Learn about one of the world’s largest humanitarian crisis — the Yemen civil war. Conflict has affected 17.4 million Yemeni people. It’s destroyed lives, livelihoods, homes, and infrastructure, leaving this Middle Eastern country in poverty and insecurity.
Rohingya refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Since Aug. 25, 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar. Impoverished and living in refugee camps, they depend on aid.
Cholera: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Cholera, caused by the Vibrio cholerae bacteria, is on the rise globally due to conflict, poverty, disasters, and lack of access to clean water and safely managed sanitation. Learn more about cholera and how to help people at risk.
Haiti earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
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.
10 worst countries for access to clean water
Hundreds of millions of people don’t have clean water close to home or available at all. Here are the 10 worst countries for access to clean water.
Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Now in its 12th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, with more than 15 million Syrians needing humanitarian aid in 2023. That’s more than half of the country’s population.