Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause the common cold or more severe diseases such as the coronavirus disease COVID-19, severe acute respiratory syndrome, and Middle East respiratory syndrome. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.
Child marriage is a violation of human rights. Marrying as a child compromises a girl’s development and severely limits her opportunities in life. Get the facts about child marriage and learn how you help end it.
The Ethiopia famine from 1983 to 1985, one of the 20th century’s worst famines, led to an outpouring of concern and donations from around the world as well as new monitoring and alerts to prevent future famines.
More than 100 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.
Now in its 11th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, with more than 13.5 million Syrians forcibly displaced. That’s more than half of the country’s population.
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.