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From the Field

Lesser-known crises and World Vision’s impact

When it comes to disaster response, World Vision stands at the forefront, responding swiftly to crises, both major and lesser-known, that impact vulnerable communities globally. From aiding displaced children in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to supporting millions affected by Amazon droughts and helping families in Sri Lanka’s internal upheaval, our commitment extends beyond the headline-making disasters. With a presence in nearly 100 countries, we respond with life-saving essentials to all types of disasters and equip vulnerable children, families, and communities with long-term solutions.

From the Field

From disaster response to partnership for lasting change

As global disasters and humanitarian crises persist, World Vision’s support for vulnerable communities extends far beyond immediate disaster response. Discover how our interventions and programs have opened the doors to long-term partnership with communities and helped empower children and families worldwide.

From the Field

Former sponsored child now works as a lawyer in Bangladesh

Kalpana grew up in poverty in Bangladesh, and her family was often avoided because people knew they would ask for help. But thanks to World Vision’s child sponsorship program, Kalpana was able to get an education and support she needed through communitywide programs. Today, she works as a lawyer, helping vulnerable women and children, and she and her family are respected in their community.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Prayer for women and girls

God creates every girl with dignity and potential — but around the world, millions of them are held back by poverty and injustice. Join us as we pray for every woman and girl to be able to live the abundant life God intends for them.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Prayer for disaster survivors

God is with people suffering from disasters — families facing famine, conflict, or the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis. Join us in prayer for all who find themselves as “strangers,” as Jesus calls them in Matthew 25:35.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray to end global hunger

Hunger is a problem that has plagued humanity for millennia. Today, we are seeing the largest global food crisis in modern history. Join us in prayer for people who are hungry and those who are working to feed them.

From the Field

Global water crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

There’s nothing more essential than access to clean water, yet a global water crisis means people are struggling to get the quantity and quality of water they need. As the leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision plans to reach 30 million people with clean water between 2023 and 2030.

From the Field

Coronavirus: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

The coronavirus pandemic and its respiratory disease, COVID-19, has profoundly and widely impacted the world since it emerged in late 2019. Beyond its health implications, the pandemic continues to pose a threat to the progress in reducing global poverty and income inequalities. Particularly concerning is the potential long-term impact on the next generation of children. Learn more about the pandemic and how World Vision has responded worldwide.