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Yemen war: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
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.
In the kitchen: Moldovan plăcintă recipe
Plăcintă — a pastry stuffed with savory or sweet fillings — offers a tasty comfort-food treat in countries throughout Eastern Europe. In Moldova, whole restaurants are devoted to this delicious popular dish.
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.
10 worst countries for access to clean water
Hundreds of millions of people don’t have clean water close to home or available at all. Here are the 10 worst countries for access to clean water.
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.
Clean water helps Sarah reconsider marrying too young
When Sarah lost her father in 2010, her life took a drastic turn for the worse. The family went hungry, not cooking because they tried to limit their water usage. Challenges like these combined to make Sarah consider marrying young as a way out of the troubles. In 2020 her waiting paid off when World Vision drilled a borehole in her community. Now she concentrates on school and doesn’t even consider marrying at this time.
“Without World Vision, I would not be a doctor today”
When Bernard was young, his town in Haiti lacked access to healthcare. He dreamed of becoming a doctor to help care for his community. When he became a sponsored child, he worked to make his ambition a reality.