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From the Field

10 of the worst disasters in 2021

In 2021, World Vision responded to 72 disasters in 52 countries, helping more than 30.1 million people in crisis — in addition to our ongoing global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about some of the worst disasters of 2021.

From the Field

Forced to flee: Top countries refugees are coming from

About 82.4 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced. Learn the countries where most refugees come from, why refugees flee, and how you can help address the plight of refugees, especially children.

From the Field

5 ways World Vision’s water work makes a splash

As the world’s leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision is reaching one new person every 10 seconds with clean water and one new person with handwashing promotion as well. Learn about five examples of our water work around the world.

Special Features

7 hungry places

NOV. 1, 2014 — Around the globe, a quarter of children younger than 5 fail to grow because they do not have enough food to eat. Here are seven of those hungry places and how World Vision is helping to change that.

From the Field

Breastfeeding: The key to a child’s healthy start in life

This mother followed the breastfeeding customs of her village in Afghanistan — throw out your first milk; it is harmful to your baby. But then World Vision trained her community about the importance of exclusive breastfeeding, nutrition, and handwashing, which put her daughter on the path to improved health.