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Sudan crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Since even before conflict erupted on April 15, 2023, Sudan has faced a severe humanitarian crisis. To date, thousands of lives have been lost and over 12 million people displaced, including more than 5 million children — the largest number of children displaced globally. Ongoing violence is compounding an existing hunger crisis, endangering millions and threatening famine. Explore key crisis facts and how World Vision is responding to support impacted children, their families, and communities.

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Maui wildfires: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

The destructive wildfires that swept through Maui have tragically resulted in loss of life, with a confirmed death toll of 102 people as of June 2024. The catastrophe has left thousands of Maui residents without homes and caused widespread destruction and damage to several areas of the island. Learn how World Vision is responding to the crisis and how you can support people affected by the disaster.

Floods: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

In 2024, deadly floods in Afghanistan, Brazil, and Kenya have wreaked havoc on communities, destroying homes and livelihoods. These disasters have resulted in numerous fatalities, increased suffering, and heightened risks of waterborne diseases like cholera. Discover how floods affect regions worldwide, learn about their causes and effects, and find out how to support survivors.

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Global poverty: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Poverty remains one of the most pressing challenges in our world, with 9.2% of the global population living on less than $2.15 per day. Read to find answers to your questions about poverty, find out what World Vision is doing to help end extreme poverty worldwide, and learn how you can help.

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What is a refugee?

The number of refugees globally has reached 43.4 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. Explore the challenges faced by refugees and find out more about the global refugee crisis.

Papua New Guinea landslide: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Learn about the devastating landslide in Papua New Guinea’s Enga province, which has claimed 670 lives and buried an entire village under tons of debris. With more people feared dead and thousands displaced, authorities are warning of a second landslide and potential disease outbreaks. Discover key facts about the landslide and its causes and effects, and find ways to support survivors in this dire situation.