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Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
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.
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.
10 of the worst disasters in 2021
In 2021, World Vision responded to 72 disasters in 52 countries, helping more than 30.1 million people in crisis — in addition to our ongoing global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about some of the worst disasters of 2021.
Hope in hard places: Prayer for Syria
Syrians desperately hope for peace, and children shouldn’t grow up in a war zone. Pray for Syria, whose people are enduring their 11th year of civil war.
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.
10 years on, the voices of 10 Syrian youth
To mark the 10th year of the conflict in Syria, we’re sharing the voices of 10 Syrian youth. Each reflects on what their life is like now and their dreams for the future.
Through the decades, 7 miracle moments
World Vision celebrates moments in its 70-year history when staff glimpsed God’s hand in key breakthroughs, resulting in life-saving impact. Seven stand out.
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.
Covering the world in prayer: Pray for the Middle East
Pray with us for the Middle East — for Syrians displaced by civil war, refugee host communities throughout the region, and maternal and child health in Afghanistan.