The global population of refugees has surpassed 32 million, and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but also for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Explore the challenges faced by refugees and find out more about the global refugee crisis.
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Never expecting to be called “refugee”
In the early days of the Ukraine crisis, mothers wanted to stay in Ukraine, but as violence escalated, they finally felt forced to flee. They share their stories of the problems and help they found along their journey.
Rwandan genocide: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
April 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. What happened? How did World Vision facilitate peace and reconciliation? Find out the answers to these questions and more.
In the kitchen: Moldovan plăcintă recipe
Plăcintă — a pastry stuffed with savory or sweet fillings — offers a tasty comfort-food treat in countries throughout Eastern Europe. In Moldova, whole restaurants are devoted to this delicious popular dish.
Rohingya refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Since Aug. 25, 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar. Impoverished and living in refugee camps, they depend on aid.
Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Now in its 12th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, with more than 15 million Syrians needing humanitarian aid in 2023. That’s more than half of the country’s population.
What you need to know about the Syrian refugee crisis in photos and videos
The Syrian refugee crisis remains the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.
Helping refugees from Ukraine during a time of crisis
Learn how World Vision is caring for Ukrainian refugees as well as people in neighboring countries who are opening their homes, volunteering to serve, and working to create a sense of home in this time of trouble.
Iraq conflict: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Why are 1.2 million people displaced in Iraq? Conflict has created an extreme humanitarian crisis. Learn what World Vision is doing to help the children and families recover from years of war in Iraq.
Voices of Rohingya refugees: Praying through the crisis
Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar share moments of their lives — beyond the tragedies they’ve endured — since fleeing their homes in Myanmar. Join us in praying through their stories as they continue to face challenges and look for hope during this prolonged crisis.