From monster storms to civil wars and droughts, here are six of the worst disasters of 2019 that have affected millions of people around the world.
The 2010 Haiti earthquake was the most destructive natural disaster in the history of this poverty-stricken, disaster-prone country. Of the 3 million people affected, 1.5 million were left homeless. Haitians continue to recover and rebuild, despite recurring hazards, including hurricanes, and cholera.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the deadly 2005 Hurricane Katrina, one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.
Hunger is on the rise in Africa. Learn facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
Everything you need to know about Hurrican Dorian, including maps, updates, and FAQs.
Catastrophic flooding from Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth affected close to 2.2 million people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. Idai and Kenneth were two of the top five worst storms to ever hit Mozambique. Together, they’ve caused an unprecedented amount of damage. World Vision staff are providing shelter, food, and clean water to families in need.
World Vision is on the ground before, during, and after disasters to help children and families not just cope, but thrive.
Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana, bringing heavy rains, floods, and a dangerous storm surge. World Vision is responding with relief supplies.