FEB. 15, 2018, UGANDA — In eastern Uganda, a community is still reeling from the Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency more than a decade ago. Children like 5-year-old Grace must walk a long way for dirty water while parents are still walking an emotional path of healing. Through it all, access to clean water would help everyone heal and have a fuller life.
Conflict in South Sudan has uprooted families and led to hunger and suffering. The U.N. refugee agency announced August 17 that South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now exceed 1 million. World Vision is bringing healing and sustenance to children and families in need.
In the midst of all the conflicting headlines you see each day, you’ve probably heard about the Africa hunger crisis. Here are a few basic facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
5.1 million people have fled Syria’s civil war as refugees, straining the region’s ability to cope and to care for the needs of displaced children.
Millions of people face famine if the current hunger crisis in East Africa continues to worsen. Read their stories and learn how World Vision is responding.
Why are millions of people displaced in Iraq? Learn what World Vision is doing to help children and families affected by the conflict and the fight to retake Mosul.