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From the Field

What is a refugee?

The number of refugees globally has surpassed 36 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.

Special Features

Uprooted: A gallery of global displacement

Join us in observing World Refugee Day on June 20 with a journey through photos honoring children and families affected by forced displacement worldwide. This virtual exhibition, featuring powerful still images by World Vision photographers and partners, offers a poignant glimpse into the struggles of displaced people while showcasing some of the ways World Vision has come alongside them to show God’s love in their time of need.

From the Field

Sudan crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Since the escalation of conflict on April 15, 2023, Sudan has faced a severe humanitarian crisis with thousands of lives lost, over 8 million displaced, and nearly 4 million children uprooted — the largest number of children displaced globally. Escalating violence compounds the existing hunger crisis, endangering millions more. Explore key crisis facts and how World Vision is responding to support impacted children, their families, and communities.

From the Field

Africa hunger crisis: Facts, FAQs, how to help

Discover the severity of Africa’s hunger crisis, exacerbated by global conflicts and extreme weather challenges. Learn how millions are at risk of hunger due to the compounded effects of the war in Ukraine, regional conflicts, extreme weather, and the lingering impacts of COVID-19.

Special Features

Marvel in Mbuyuni: How did they do it?

If ever a place needed change, it was Mbuyuni village in Tanzania. Years of poverty and an ensuing feeling of futility had taken its toll on marriages and children’s futures. But things began to change when a group of farmers were equipped with new beliefs about themselves and their neighbors.