Peru’s deadly floods continue to worsen. More than 75 people have died and 100,000 were driven from their homes after weeks of heavy rain triggered widespread flooding and mudslides up and down the coast.
On World Meteorological Day join us as we behold the beauty of our skies and revere God, the Artist who set it all into place.
As we commemorate World Water Day, March 22, World Vision celebrates reaching its 2020 goal to bring clean water to one person every 10 seconds. Well-drilling teams, engineers, geologists, and community leaders in dozens of countries worked tirelessly through 2016 to accomplish that goal three years ahead of schedule. Ultimately, we hope to provide access to clean water to every person in every community where we work around the world.
The clean water system has paid off more than Julia’s family could imagine. The burden of carrying water for hours each day has been lifted, she has water to grow fruits and vegetables, and her children bathe daily.
A first-year kindergarten student, Cheru walks with her older siblings and other children to dig for water to carry to school. On the way home, she stops to fill her tea kettle with water to carry to her mother. She walks more than 6K (3.7 miles), the average distance women and children walk for water in sub-Saharan Africa.
In a Child-Friendly Space (CFS) in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, young Syrian refugees use art to express their feelings of loss and hope.
The delayed effects of the 2016 El Niño warming phenomenon are now settling in worldwide. Prolonged droughts, worsened by conflict and severe food shortages, are affecting as many as 70 million people throughout central, east, and southern Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia.
The red carpet at the Academy Awards is crowded with glamorous gowns and tailored tuxedos as Hollywood stars put their best foot forward. We’ve got our own best-dressed list: children around the world who celebrate their cultural pageantry with traditional clothing.
Civil war in South Sudan has created a crisis in which 6.1 million people out of an estimated population of 11.8 million are in need of immediate aid. Children are among those most at risk for malnutrition, disease, and recruitment into armed groups.