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How many refugees in the world? More than 65 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes, the most since World War II. About 22.5 million of them have fled their own countries as refugees. Find out the top six countries where refugees come from.
From the Field

Forced to flee: Top countries refugees are coming from

Syrian refugees in Lebanon live in homemade tents in informal settlements. Few children are able to attend formal education. Nine-year-old Yasmin, a Syrian refugee, plays with her baby sister at their home in an informal tent settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. She attends a World Vision Child-Friendly Space where she has learned songs, games, and stories she shares with her cousins and siblings
From the Field

What is a refugee? Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Myanmar refugee in Bangladesh. A woman holds a baby in Jamtoli camp. Impoverished and struggling, refugees are in need of aid.
From the Field

Rohingya refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

People wave with signs outside the U.S. Capitol building
Change Makers

4 ways the 2020 U.S. election matters in fighting poverty

A person holds a Bible.
Change Makers

6 characteristic traits of Jesus as a leader

Lucy advocates with her state representative to end violence against children.
Change Makers

A Missouri teen invests her time in advocating for children

God is with people suffering from disaster — refugees, earthquake survivors, families facing famine. Join us in prayer for refugees, prayer for disaster survivors, and prayer for all who find themselves “strangers,” as Jesus calls them in Matthew 25:35.
Prayers

Matthew 25: Prayer for refugees, disaster survivors

An American family poses with a Kenyan girl in Kenya.
Change Makers

A family on mission to end the global water crisis

Enivens sits on the crumbled blocks that are all remaining of his family’s home after Hurricane Matthew blew through Haiti. (©2016 World Vision, Santiago Mosquera)
Change Makers

How to talk to your kids about disasters in the news

How to talk to your kids about the election: A young boy draws with markers.
Change Makers

10 tips for how to talk to your kids about the 2020 U.S. election

Seven water drillers give the thumbs up sign as they prepare to drill for clean water in central Malawi. Spend a day with a drill crew in Malawi that works 90% of the year on the road, away from their families. They cook their own food. They wash their own clothes, always covered mud after a long day at work. They live in tents and sit on overturned buckets instead of on chairs. And yet, they wouldn’t have it any other way.
From the Field

A day in the life of a Malawi water drilling team

Change Makers

Mother’s Day gift ideas that pay it forward