The global population of refugees has surpassed 32 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.
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Cholera: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Cholera, caused by the Vibrio cholerae bacteria, is on the rise globally due to conflict, poverty, disasters, and lack of access to clean water and safely managed sanitation. Learn more about cholera and how to help people at risk.
10 worst countries for access to clean water
Hundreds of millions of people don’t have clean water close to home or available at all. Here are the 10 worst countries for access to clean water.
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.
1980s Ethiopia famine: Facts, what’s changed, and how to help
The Ethiopia famine from 1983 to 1985, one of the 20th century’s worst famines, led to an outpouring of concern and donations from around the world as well as new monitoring and alerts to prevent future famines.
Fallout: When hunger has no borders
An intimate window into the lives of children and their families who have been overcome by food insecurity and now pay the price of the war in Ukraine. Showcasing impactful still images captured by World Vision photographers and partners, this 3D virtual exhibition offers a glimpse of key issues that the world’s most vulnerable face.
Clean water opens doors to new spiritual life in Ethiopia
World Vision brought clean water to Dada village in Ethiopia. Not only did it bring about physical changes in the community by improving water access, education, and health, but it also brought spiritual changes as people wanted to follow Jesus.
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.
Africa hunger, famine: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Hunger is on the rise in Africa. Learn facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
Northern Ethiopia crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
In northern Ethiopia, the Tigray, Amhara, and Afar regions face a dire humanitarian crisis as ongoing conflict drives children and families from their hometowns and deeper into despair. Learn what World Vision is doing to help affected children and families.