Discover key facts about the 2018 Indonesia earthquakes and tsunamis, including six measuring a magnitude 6.0 or higher. Learn more about these disasters, the impacts on millions of people, and how World Vision responded to help affected communities.
Explore the profound impact of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that was triggered by a massive undersea earthquake and resulted in nearly 230,000 casualties and widespread destruction. Learn about World Vision’s humanitarian efforts as we led a disaster response, raising over $350 million for relief and rehabilitation lasting more than a decade and spanning across Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, and Myanmar.
World Vision sponsored child Aprilia was born with a disability. After several years of waiting, she is attending school and thriving. World Vision comes alongside communities in Indonesia and around the world to help remove the barriers for children with disabilities and ensure that universal access is a part of all reconstruction and infrastructure work.
Please pray for the Asia-Pacific Islands — World Vision’s work with communities in the Philippines, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, East Timor, and Papua New Guinea.
What happens when a mother dies? In poorer parts of the world, like the highlands of Papua, Indonesia, a mother’s death can be especially devastating to her family’s livelihood and survival. And in 2015, 760 mothers-to-be died every day. This International Women’s Day, let’s #BeBoldforChange by helping to ensure that poor mothers survive childbirth.
Starting in 1950 with the Korean War, World Vision has responded to the most urgent disasters and humanitarian crises around the world, providing immediate aid.