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Survivor of Indonesia earthquake
From the Field

2018 Indonesia earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

God is with people suffering from disaster — the refugee, the earthquake survivor, the family facing famine. He calls us to follow Him in offering hope to the most vulnerable in their hour of greatest need.

Matthew 25: Pray for refugees, disaster survivors

Claire’s life was one of struggle before Beata and Vedaste took her in. Their family once had been in need so now feel called to share their good fortune with others.
Special Features

A tapestry of hope in Rwanda

Child labor and exploitation, female genital mutilation (FGM), and human trafficking are among the greatest evils in the world. Pray with us for an end to all harm against children and for World Vision’s work to protect children.

Matthew 25: Protecting children through prayer

World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns with his family.
Change Makers

‘They shaped us and showed us the way’

Humanitarian world news brings you a regularly updated selection of events and trends impacting people and the humanitarian community worldwide.
From the Field

Latest humanitarian world news headlines

In Uganda, 16-year-old Jane is a child who gave birth to a child, then faced a choice: pursue her education and dreams or focus on motherhood. Thanks to the love and support she has around her, Jane has been able to do both!

When children give birth to children

Zambian girls walk to school wearing new backpacks from World Vision.
From the Field

A school day around the world

At sunrise, a girl in China hikes a mountain path for two hours to journey to school.
From the Field

Hikes, bikes, and boats: A journey to school

How do humanitarian photographers capture the humanity of the people they photograph? For World Humanitarian Day, hear from World Vision photographer Jon Warren about the story behind a photo from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the role that love plays in his craft.
From the Field

Life frames: Capturing humanity in a photograph

World Humanitarian Day: World Vision Regional Field Director Buli Hagidok holds a baby as she talks with a refugee family in a camp in Bangladesh. Home to 886,000 refugees, this camp is the largest, most densely populated in the world.
From the Field

World Humanitarian Day: An aid worker’s diary from a refugee camp

World Vision helps Oso community members clean-up and rebuild after the devastating Oso mudslide. (©2014 World Vision/photo by Chris Huber)
From the Field

2014 Oso mudslide: A community rallies after deadly landslide