A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023. The disaster has claimed tens of thousands of lives and displaced hundreds of thousands more. Learn how World Vision is responding to the disaster.
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Ukraine crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
As the war in Ukraine enters its first year, vulnerable children and families continue to suffer. Learn more about the Ukraine refugee crisis and what World Vision is doing to help affected children and families.
Top disasters of 2022
In 2022, World Vision responded to 58 disasters in 57 countries, helping more than 31.1 million people with relief aid they needed to survive. Learn more about some of the top disasters of 2022.
2022 Hurricane Ian: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the U.S. in decades, raked a path of destruction across Florida and neighboring states on September 28, 2022, and the following days.
Afghanistan crisis: Hunger in the land
A growing hunger crisis in Afghanistan is devastating children’s lives. Learn how World Vision is continuing to deliver life-saving aid to children and families, as we have done in Afghanistan for 20 years — providing food, healthcare, access to clean water and sanitation and hygiene support, and more.
“Rising from the ashes” of COVID-19 pandemic: 2 years of response
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust children everywhere into a new world of uncertainty, with loss of loved ones, shuttered schools, and isolation from friends, family members, and community. World Vision has been working to limit the spread of COVID-19; reduce its impact; and ensure children, families, and communities get the resources and support they need most.
Afghanistan crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Children and families in Afghanistan are facing a growing humanitarian crisis, the result of decades of conflict, chronic poverty, and natural disasters. Learn how World Vision is responding — and how you can support families caught up in the crisis.
Northern Ethiopia crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
In northern Ethiopia, the Tigray, Amhara, and Afar regions face a dire humanitarian crisis as ongoing conflict drives children and families from their hometowns and deeper into despair. Learn what World Vision is doing to help affected children and families.
2021 U.S. tornadoes: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
A series of deadly tornadoes devastated more than 200 miles of the U.S. Midwest and South on December 10, 2021, affecting hundreds of thousands in at least six states. Learn more about the tornadoes and what World Vision is doing to help affected families.
10 of the worst disasters in 2021
In 2021, World Vision responded to 72 disasters in 52 countries, helping more than 30.1 million people in crisis — in addition to our ongoing global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about some of the worst disasters of 2021.