Learn about one of the world’s largest humanitarian crisis — the Yemen civil war. Conflict has affected 17.4 million Yemeni people. It’s destroyed lives, livelihoods, homes, and infrastructure, leaving this Middle Eastern country in poverty and insecurity.
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Cholera: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Cholera, caused by the Vibrio cholerae bacteria, is on the rise globally due to conflict, poverty, disasters, and lack of access to clean water and safely managed sanitation. Learn more about cholera and how to help people at risk.
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.
2023 Turkey and Syria earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023. The disaster has claimed tens of thousands of lives and displaced hundreds of thousands more. Learn how World Vision is responding to the disaster.
Global water crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
There’s nothing more essential than access to clean water, yet a global water crisis means people are struggling to get the quantity and quality of water they need. As the leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision plans to reach 50 million people with clean water by 2030.
What is coronavirus? Facts, FAQs, and how to help
The coronavirus pandemic and its respiratory disease, COVID-19, has profoundly and widely impacted the world since it emerged in late 2019. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision has responded worldwide.
5 essential lessons we’ve learned responding to earthquakes
World Vision’s global director for humanitarian operations, Isabel Gomes, shares insight on earthquake response from her 25 years in humanitarian work.
What you need to know about the global water crisis in photos and videos
The global water crisis affects millions of people worldwide, with 771 million people lacking access to clean water. Learn more as we break this topic down for you — in photos and videos.
In photos: 22 memorable moments from 2022
In 2022, war in Ukraine made refugees of millions, disrupted crop exports, and sent food and fuel prices soaring in many parts of the world. This, combined with the lingering impacts of COVID-19, extreme weather conditions, and ongoing unrest in many countries, left millions of people globally on the verge of famine. Despite such dire circumstances, World Vision photographers witnessed many moments of joy and strength in communities where we work around the world. Here are 22 of our favorites.
Top disasters of 2022
In 2022, World Vision responded to 58 disasters in 57 countries, helping more than 31.1 million people with relief aid they needed to survive. Learn more about some of the top disasters of 2022.