Take a look at the impact World Vision is making through our work in the United States by empowering families with food, essential supplies, building materials, and school supplies, and responding to disasters.
Armed conflict, natural disasters, and other emergencies can alter children’s lives drastically. When disaster strikes, World Vision’s disaster response helps safeguard children’s well-being by providing vital resources such as food, clean water, and shelter, as well as protection against trafficking and other forms of exploitation. With a presence in nearly 100 countries, we’re able to respond swiftly to global humanitarian emergencies, even in the most challenging environments — and we stay after immediate needs have been met to equip communities as they rebuild. Explore our interactive map showing some of the ways our staff around the world are supporting children affected by global crises.
Since achieving independence in 2011, South Sudan has faced a multifaceted humanitarian crisis, with children bearing the brunt of its impact. The convergence of conflict, natural disasters, poverty, and extensive displacement has sharply increased food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition within the nation. Learn how World Vision is responding to help communities impacted by the crisis.
In 2020, World Vision responded to 50 emergencies across 43 countries around the world, assisting approximately 17.3 million people in crises. Read about eight of the world’s worst natural disasters and major tragedies, and how World Vision helped people impacted by these disasters.
Animals provided in Guatemala through World Vision’s Gift Catalog program keep on giving after the initial gift. Through a program called Pasando la Bendición, or Passing the Blessing, more families in need receive animals that provide them with reliable nutrition and income.
A transformative livelihoods project brought positive change to the Kayombo family’s cassava farm. Discover their story of triumph in agriculture.
In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on August 14, 2021, and the years of compounding challenges, the country continues to face a complex path to recovery. Learn how World Vision is making a difference in the lives of vulnerable Haitians after the magnitude 7.2 quake, which claimed thousands of lives and caused widespread injuries and destruction.
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 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.