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Democratic Republic of the Congo

From the Field

What is a refugee?

The number of refugees globally has surpassed 36 million, and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but also for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Explore the challenges faced by refugees and find out more about the global refugee crisis.

From the Field

What you need to know about child labor in photos

Child labor is work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential, and their safety, and is harmful to physical and mental development. As many as 160 million children worldwide engaged in child labor in 2020. Let’s explore this important topic through a collection of powerful photos.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Prayer for refugees

God is with people who have been forced to flee their home. Join us in prayer for all who find themselves “strangers,” as Jesus calls them in Matthew 25:35.

From the Field

DRC conflict: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

A recent surge in violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) threatens the lives of millions of children who are already suffering from hunger, disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and poverty. Learn more about the DRC’s conflict and current situation and about World Vision’s response to help impacted children and families.

From the Field

DRC floods: Photos of devastation, relief, and hope

In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, communities impacted by the deadly floods in early May unite in their grief and forge a path toward healing. View photos and read stories captured by World Vision staff who responded to the emergency needs of those affected and discover how we’re supporting impacted families through the devastation. Learn ways to support impacted communities, including offering your prayers.

From the Field

Top disasters of 2022

In 2022, World Vision responded to 58 disasters in 57 countries, helping more than 31.1 million people with relief aid they needed to survive. Learn more about some of the top disasters of 2022.

From the Field

5 worst spots for hunger

Around the world, as many as 811 million people regularly go to bed hungry. Learn where the 5 worst places are in the world for hunger, what World Vision is doing, and how you can help hungry children and families in need.