Now in its 11th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, with 13.5 million Syrians forcibly displaced. That’s more than half of the country’s population.
About 82.4 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced. Learn the countries where most refugees come from, why refugees flee, and how you can help address the plight of refugees, especially children.
There are more refugees in the world than ever before, and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Find out more about the global refugee crisis.
Coronavirus is a family of viruses, which can cause the common cold or more severe diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome, and the coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.
Take a look at the impact World Vision is making through our work in the United States by empowering families with food, essential supplies, building materials, school supplies, and responding to disasters.
The threat of another volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world’s most active and dangerous volcanoes, is forcing tens of thousands of people to flee from Goma in the eastern DRC. Learn what World Vision is doing to help people affected by the volcano.
Hunger is on the rise in Africa. Learn facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
As India struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, a young girl lost her father but wasn’t able to say goodbye. World Vision is raising funds to scale up our support for hospitals and community centers, including providing oxygen concentrators to help with the shortage.