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Hunger

From the Field

Africa hunger crisis: Facts, FAQs, how to help

Discover the severity of Africa’s hunger crisis, exacerbated by global conflicts and extreme weather challenges. Learn how millions are at risk of hunger due to the compounded effects of the war in Ukraine, regional conflicts, extreme weather, and the lingering impacts of COVID-19.

From the Field

Lesser-known crises and World Vision’s impact

When it comes to disaster response, World Vision stands at the forefront, responding swiftly to crises, both major and lesser-known, that impact vulnerable communities globally. From aiding displaced children in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to supporting millions affected by Amazon droughts and helping families in Sri Lanka’s internal upheaval, our commitment extends beyond the headline-making disasters. With a presence in nearly 100 countries, we respond with life-saving essentials to all types of disasters and equip vulnerable children, families, and communities with long-term solutions.

From the Field

From disaster response to partnership for lasting change

As global disasters and humanitarian crises persist, World Vision’s support for vulnerable communities extends far beyond immediate disaster response. Discover how our interventions and programs have opened the doors to long-term partnership with communities and helped empower children and families worldwide.

From the Field

Sudan crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Since the escalation of conflict on April 15, 2023, Sudan has faced a severe humanitarian crisis with thousands of lives lost, over 8 million displaced, and nearly 4 million children uprooted — the largest number of children displaced globally. Escalating violence compounds the existing hunger crisis, endangering millions more. Explore key crisis facts and how World Vision is responding to support impacted children, their families, and communities.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray to end global hunger

Hunger is a problem that has plagued humanity for millennia. Today, we are seeing the largest global food crisis in modern history. Join us in prayer for people who are hungry and those who are working to feed them.

From the Field

Northern Ethiopia crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

In northern Ethiopia, children and families in the Tigray, Amhara, and Afar regions face a dire humanitarian crisis, driven by persistent drought, armed conflict, violence, and disease outbreaks. High rates of malnutrition and food insecurity continue to afflict people. Learn what World Vision is doing to help affected children and families.

From the Field

Top 10 disasters of 2023

In 2023, World Vision responded to 78 disasters in 59 countries, helping more than 35.8 million people with relief aid they needed to survive. Learn more about some of the top disasters of 2023. In the United States alone, our programs also supported over 93,700 people during 15 emergencies.

From the Field

In photos: 23 moments to remember

In 2023, the harsh realities of conflict, displacement, natural disaster, and extreme hunger impacted the lives of millions of people worldwide. As World Vision responded, we witnessed moments of both hardship and hope. See the incredible images of resilience, determination, and even joy that World Vision’s communicators were able to capture in this extraordinary year.