Since Aug. 25, 2017, about 700,000 people from Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh because of extreme violence in northern Rakhine state. Most of the Myanmar refugees identify as Rohingya, a Muslim minority ethnic group in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar. Learn more about the Myanmar refugee crisis in Bangladesh.
More than 65 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes, the most since World War II. About 22.5 million of them have fled their own countries as refugees. Find out the top six countries where refugees come from.
Sonali’s family went from shunned to shining with support from World Vision child sponsorship programs in her community.
Sonali’s family in Bangladesh went from shunned to shining as a result of World Vision child sponsorship and Gift Catalog goats and chickens.
Hurricane Harvey and flooding around the world is captured in 12 stunning photographs by World Vision photographers as we respond to these natural disasters.
World Vision photographer Laura Reinhardt saw heartbreaking need during a recent trip to Bangladesh, but she also captured the hope of children there.