Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas Friday, Aug. 25, as a Category 4. It is the country’s first major (Category 3 or higher) hurricane since Hurricane Wilma hit Florida in October 2005. World Vision is responding with critical disaster response supplies. Learn how you can help!
Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria has hit the Caribbean. Maria strengthened into a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 165 mph Tuesday, Sept. 19. It smashed into the Caribbean island of Dominica, causing what the prime minister called “mind-boggling” devastation in a region already devastated by Hurricane Irma. It is now heading toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Standing in line at a Hurricane Irma relief goods distribution, Brenda Jennings’ voice shakes when she talks about finding out that her family had lost everything five days after Hurricane Irma hit Immokalee, Florida.
Rolled-up blankets couldn’t keep Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters from seeping into the Houston, Texas, home of Lilly Rosales and her husband, Jose Linares, on the night of August 26. As they quickly discussed what to do, water reached their ankles — then their knees.
World Vision child sponsors across the U.S. share their stories of being called by God to be sponsors and the impact of sponsorship on their families.
Hurricane Harvey and flooding around the world is captured in 12 stunning photographs by World Vision photographers as we respond to these natural disasters.
Hurricane Harvey caused record-breaking flooding across Texas. As families and communities recover, pray for Texas and the relief work.