Peru’s deadly floods continue to worsen. More than 75 people have died and 100,000 were driven from their homes after weeks of heavy rain triggered widespread flooding and mudslides up and down the coast.
As we commemorate World Water Day, March 22, World Vision celebrates reaching its 2020 goal to bring clean water to one person every 10 seconds. Well-drilling teams, engineers, geologists, and community leaders in dozens of countries worked tirelessly through 2016 to accomplish that goal three years ahead of schedule. Ultimately, we hope to provide access to clean water to every person in every community where we work around the world.
The delayed effects of the 2016 El Niño warming phenomenon are now settling in worldwide. Prolonged droughts, worsened by conflict and severe food shortages, are affecting as many as 70 million people throughout central, east, and southern Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia.
Humanitarian world news brings you a weekly selection of events and trends impacting people and the humanitarian community worldwide. This week’s top news includes deadly floods in Mozambique, more than a million Haitians facing hunger in Hurricane Matthew’s wake, and an irrigation app that’s helping Kenyan farmers save their crops.
Memories are impossible to erase, but healing can happen. Restored relationships are possible even in the worst of situations. Here are some inspiring stories of reconciliation to give you hope.
Join us in praying Psalm 56:8 over Gisèle, Marie, and the people of Haiti, who are still counting their losses after Hurricane Matthew.
The latest in humanitarian world news: Mosul offensive update, tackling urban poverty, cholera in Haiti, and families fleeing violence in Lake Chad Basin.