As these seven of the worst disasters of 2018 show us, children and families around the world experienced tremendous pain and suffering this past year. But there remains a glimmer of light in each of them. Hope has not been snuffed out.
Major 2018 Indonesia earthquakes on Lombok island and Central Sulawesi and a tsunami have killed more than 2,000 people and left survivors struggling to recover.
Since Aug. 25, 2017, more than 700,000 people from Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh because of extreme violence in northern Rakhine state. Most identify as Rohingya, a Muslim minority ethnic group. Impoverished and living in camps, they depend on aid for survival.
Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons of all time, hit the Philippines on November 8, 2013, as a category 5 storm. It laid waste to the country’s central region, killing more than 6,000 people and leaving more than 4 million people homeless and hungry.
World Vision partnered with California-based Gifts With a Cause and award-winning actor Patricia Heaton to create The Grace Collection by Patricia Heaton jewelry line. The partnership is changing lives in India.
Oct. 16 is World Food Day. As we begin the season for holiday recipes, let’s celebrate the work that World Vision does all around the world through food!
On Dec. 3, 2012, almost a year to the day after Mindanao in the southern Philippines was hit by a devastating tropical storm, the island group absorbed another staggering blow: Typhoon Bopha. Bringing back parents’ hopes and children’s smiles was the challenge for World Vision disaster responders.