Now entering its 11th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Because of the Syrian civil war, 5.6 million people have fled Syria as refugees, putting a strain on the region’s ability to cope, and another 6.1 million people are displaced within Syria.
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 new coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.
The AIDS pandemic has devastated families, leaving children without the care and support they need to grow, survive, and thrive. Find out what’s being done to prevent and end the spread of HIV and AIDS.
Earthquakes and tsunamis — often caused by earthquakes — are among the most damaging and deadly disasters, yet they are part of the natural process that builds the Earth’s landscapes. Learn about earthquake hazards and how to be prepared.
COVID-19 poses new challenges to World Vision, but our 37,000 staff and communities worldwide are working together to bring hope to children and families. We’re fighting the secondary effects of the disease — the economic, social, and long-term health impacts.
When you give the gift of a goat through World Vision’s Gift Catalog, you’re helping to provide a sustainable source of income for families around the world. The small, but hearty animals basically take care of themselves, reproduce quickly, and seldom get sick.
OCT. 15, 2020, HONDURAS — In Yamaranguila, Honduras, families have gone from struggling to thriving thanks to child sponsorship and World Vision’s community development model. As a result, Yamaranguila has the lowest migration rate in Honduras, and residents say they have everything they need for a good life.