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From the Field

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

Now in its eighth 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 6.2 million people are displaced within Syria.

From the Field

7 of the worst disasters of 2018

As these seven of the worst disasters of 2018 show us, children and families around the world experienced tremendous pain and suffering this past year. But there remains a glimmer of light in each of them. Hope has not been snuffed out.

Change Makers

19 reasons to have hope in 2019

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 19 reasons to have hope in 2019 — and how to pray them into reality.

From the Field

Life frames: Overcoming obstacles

Sometimes trying to show people’s resilience in a photo requires a little bit of grit and a whole lot of luck for the photographer. Learn the story behind this photograph by World Vision photographer Laura Reinhardt.

From the Field

Forced to flee: Top countries refugees are coming from

More than two-thirds of the world’s 25.4 million refugees come from just five countries. Overall, more than 68.5 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced. Why did they flee, where are they going, and what can be done to address the plight of refugees, especially children?

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for children with disabilities

Children with disabilities face barriers that often hinder them from receiving proper nutrition, humanitarian aid, or other basic services. We believe every child deserves the chance to reach their God-given potential. Join us to pray for children with disabilities.