Now in its 12th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, with more than 15 million Syrians needing humanitarian aid in 2023. That’s more than half of the country’s population.
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Iraq conflict: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Why are 1.2 million people displaced in Iraq? Conflict has created an extreme humanitarian crisis. Learn what World Vision is doing to help the children and families recover from years of war in Iraq.
What is a refugee?
There are more refugees in the world than ever before — 27 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. Find out more about the global refugee crisis.
Determined to learn despite the odds
Ahmed’s world began to change in 2014 when militants took control of his city of Mosul, Iraq. His education halted while his family lived in fear. Ahmed continued to pursue his education after things took a turn for the worst when his family fled their home.
12 reasons to have hope in 2022
While progress on ending global poverty and boosting development has slowed or stalled because of the pandemic, we still have many reasons to be hopeful. As we see progress in clean water, mother and child health, advocacy work, and more, we can trust that our sovereign God hasn’t stopped working. Read evidences of God’s mercy to His people with these 12 reasons to have hope in 2022.
Peace on earth: Pray for people in conflict hot spots
Our world is full of hurting families and nations torn apart. More than 930 million people live in countries with conflict, violence, or fragile internal systems. Pray with us for people living in fragile contexts and conflict zones.
What you need to know about the Syrian refugee crisis in photos and videos
The Syrian refugee crisis remains the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.
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.
20 reasons to have hope in 2020
Hope shines a light in the darkness. It’s infectious, even healing. But what is there to be hopeful for? Let’s look at the year ahead with 20 reasons to have hope in 2020 — and how to pray them into reality.
Top 8 holiday recipes to teach your family about the world
Oct. 16 is World Food Day. As we begin the season for holiday recipes, let’s celebrate the work that World Vision does all around the world through food!