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Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Now entering its 11th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is 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.

From the Field

What is the coronavirus? Facts, symptoms, and how to help

Coronavirus is a family of viruses, which can cause the common cold or more severe diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome, and the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Prayer for women and girls

God sees His daughters as beautiful, strong, and worthy of respect. Around the world, however, many millions of women and girls are not respected. Join us as we pray for women and girls all around the world, that they may live the abundant life God intends for them.

From the Field

Forced to flee: Top countries refugees are coming from

More than 70.8 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced. Learn the countries where most refugees come from, why refugees flee, and how you can help address the plight of refugees, especially children.

From the Field

What is a refugee? Facts, FAQs, and how to help

There are more refugees in the world than ever before, and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Find out more about the global refugee crisis.