Approaching its ninth 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.
As the world’s largest nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision brings clean water to one new person every 10 seconds. Here are five examples of our water work around the world.
Please pray for the Middle East. World Vision works in Lebanon, Jordan, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and is responding to the crises in Syria and Iraq.
In 2013, World Vision President Rich Stearns met 10-year-old Haya in Jordan. The song she sang to him that day became a pivotal moment in his life: “Do you ever think of the children of Syria?” Hear from Rich about the impact of that moment, and three and a half years later, join us in reconnecting with Haya.