The Syrian refugee crisis is now the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Because of the Syrian civil war, 5.6 million people have fled Syria as refugees, putting a strain on the region’s ability to cope. And another 6.1 million people are displaced within Syria.
Please pray for the Middle East. World Vision works in Lebanon, Jordan, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and is responding to the crises in Syria and Iraq.
This podcast, listen to an interview with Kristen Howerton, a popular blogger who has been operating Rage Against the Minivan since 2006. She recently traveled with World Vision to Iraq and Lebanon and was generous enough to be interviewed, ironically, in the back of a minivan.
Father Daniel in Iraq reflects on Christmas. His church is a safe place for 1,600 Iraqi Christians displaced by conflict.
After two years under the rule of a harsh militant group, children and families are fleeing newly-liberated villages and towns near Mosul, Iraq. World Vision’s Child-Friendly Spaces in Zelican camp give them a chance to play and be kids again.