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From the Field

Africa hunger, famine: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

In the midst of all the conflicting headlines you see each day, you’ve probably heard about the Africa hunger crisis. Here are a few basic facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for the hungry

Hunger is a problem that has plagued humanity for millennia, and it continues to haunt us. Join us in prayer for the hungry and the people working to feed them.

From the Field

Forced to flee: Top 5 countries refugees are coming from

More than 65 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced from their homes, the most since World War II, the UN Refugee Agency says. Almost 21.3 million of them have fled outside their own countries as refugees. Here’s a look at five countries that produce the most refugees.

Special Features

Famine no more

FEB. 1, 2012, KENYA — The recent crisis in the Horn of Africa — so reminiscent of the 1980s — may suggest that fighting famine is futile. But better tools, heavier hitters, and the benefits of child sponsorship are saving lives.

Voices

Disaster response in 5 hot spots around the world

Today we’re providing you with a quick snapshot of what’s happening in five hot spots around the globe — where your generous support is helping people cope with and recover from disasters and crisis situations.