As the war in Ukraine continues to cause devastation and displacement, over 6.3 million refugees, mostly women and children, have sought safety in Europe and beyond. Children continue to face disruptions in education and the absence of safe and stable environments. Learn more about the conflict and what World Vision is doing to help people affected by the Ukraine crisis.
Why World Vision is in Armenia
Armenia is in the midst of intense political conflict. The country has experienced various border attacks, a detrimental blockade, and violations against the basic rights of many communities.
Since 2020, conflict and instability in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed territory in the southeast region of Armenia, have led to multiple humanitarian issues. A blockade of the Lachin corridor caused widespread political, economic, and social challenges for Armenians. In September 2022, many towns and villages along the border were shelled, putting children in harm’s way.
In response, World Vision staff in Armenia have leveraged networking opportunities to provide first-aid assistance across the country for those affected by the armed conflict. As advocates against human trafficking, we are supporting legislation that prevents exploitation in Armenia. Additionally, World Vision’s support of the “Community Level Access to Social Services” (CLASS) project has made a great impact within many vulnerable communities. Over 3,000 people received humanitarian assistance, and more than 50,000 people — including 20,000 children — received social support and counseling.
We never give up on people
With so much happening around the world, it can be hard to decide where your money can have the greatest impact. With your help through the World Vision Fund, you’ll be meeting critical needs both today and tomorrow, helping people rebuild in the wake of disasters and empowering entire communities to lift themselves out of poverty.
Prayer Requests from Armenia
World Vision's staff in Armenia are asking us to join them in prayer for the following:
For peace and well-being.
For vulnerable children and families to be protected and cared for.
News from Armenia
In 2023, the harsh realities of conflict, displacement, natural disaster, and extreme hunger impacted the lives of millions of people worldwide. As World Vision responded, we witnessed moments of both hardship and hope. See the incredible images of resilience, determination, and even joy that World Vision’s communicators were able to capture in this extraordinary year.
In times of emergencies and disasters, including the ongoing crisis in the Middle East, earthquakes in Afghanistan, and the war in Ukraine, children bear the heaviest burden. Join us in praying for places with critical humanitarian needs, where daily struggles for basic necessities affect children, families, and communities.
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