The global population of refugees has surpassed 32 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.
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Haiti crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
The current situation in Haiti is dire, with sociopolitical instability, gang violence, and a cholera epidemic. Learn more about the emergencies affecting 5.2 million people in Haiti, and how World Vision is responding to the crisis.
Sudan crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
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.
2023 Turkey and Syria earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
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.
What is coronavirus? Facts, FAQs, and how to help
The coronavirus pandemic and its respiratory disease, COVID-19, has profoundly and widely impacted the world since it emerged in late 2019. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision has responded worldwide.
Ukraine crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
As the war in Ukraine enters its first year, vulnerable children and families continue to suffer. Learn more about the Ukraine refugee crisis and what World Vision is doing to help affected children and families.
Global poverty: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Find answers to your questions about global poverty here, including eye-opening facts and statistics. Stay up-to-date with our latest progress toward ending extreme poverty worldwide, and learn how you can help.
Rwandan genocide: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
April 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. What happened? How did World Vision facilitate peace and reconciliation? Find out the answers to these questions and more.
Yemen war: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Learn about one of the world’s largest humanitarian crisis — the Yemen civil war. Conflict has affected 17.4 million Yemeni people. It’s destroyed lives, livelihoods, homes, and infrastructure, leaving this Middle Eastern country in poverty and insecurity.
Rohingya refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Since Aug. 25, 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar. Impoverished and living in refugee camps, they depend on aid.