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

There are more refugees in the world than ever before — 27 million — and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but also for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Find out more about the global refugee crisis.

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Afghanistan crisis: Hunger in the land

A growing hunger crisis in Afghanistan is devastating children’s lives. Learn how World Vision is continuing to deliver life-saving aid to children and families, as we have done in Afghanistan for 20 years — providing food, healthcare, access to clean water and sanitation and hygiene support, and more.

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Hunger is more than just food

Food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition are driven by more than lack of food alone. Inadequate access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene can intensify hunger. Conflict, extreme weather, and COVID-19 are destroying livelihoods, pushing access to nutritious food out of reach for people in need.

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Determined to learn despite the odds

Ahmed’s world began to change in 2014 when militants took control of his city of Mosul, Iraq. His education halted while his family lived in fear. Ahmed continued to pursue his education after things took a turn for the worst when his family fled their home.