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.
Children and families in Afghanistan are facing a growing humanitarian crisis, the result of decades of conflict, chronic poverty, natural disasters, and the continuing impacts of COVID-19. Learn how World Vision is responding — and how you can support families caught up in the crisis.
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.
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.
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.
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.