Around the world, global hunger and food insecurity are on the rise due to economic shocks, extreme weather events, conflict, and more. As many as 828 million people — approximately 10% of the world’s population — regularly go to bed hungry. Explore 10 facts about the challenging issues of global hunger and food insecurity, including the impacts that the war in Ukraine and other conflicts and crises have had on food supply and how vulnerable populations are at risk.
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023. Learn about the crisis and find out how World Vision is responding to support those affected. Stay informed and help make a difference in the lives of those impacted by the deadly disaster.
A recent surge in violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) threatens the lives of millions of children who are already suffering from hunger, disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and poverty. Learn more about the DRC’s conflict and current situation and about World Vision’s response to help impacted children and families.
Discover the causes and effects of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, its lasting effects on Rwandans, and World Vision’s role in promoting peace and reconciliation. Learn about our programs that have spread throughout the country — including our clean water efforts — and find out how you can help the people of Rwanda today.
Even before the recent conflict in Sudan, approximately one-third of the population faced hunger every day. Now, millions more people are at risk of acute food insecurity and starvation, exacerbating an already critical situation. Learn more about the Sudan crisis and our efforts to support vulnerable children and families in Sudan and the surrounding countries.
Discover the top countries where refugees come from, the reasons why they’re forced to flee, and how you can help them rebuild their lives with hope and dignity.
As the war in Ukraine continues to cause devastation and displacement, over 8.2 million refugees, mostly women and children, have sought safety across Europe and beyond. Now, the collapse of the Kakhovka dam in the country’s southern region has worsened the situation, leading to widespread flooding, abandoned homes, a lack of clean water , danger from displaced explosives, and the potential for waterborne diseases to spread. Learn more about the emergency and what World Vision is doing to help people affected by the crisis.
Discover the devastating reality of global hunger, with soaring food insecurity and costs, extreme weather events, and the COVID-19 pandemic putting 45 million people in 37 countries at risk of starvation. Join World Vision in its life-saving mission to end world hunger.