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Prayers

Matthew 25: Prayer for disaster survivors

God is with people suffering from disasters — families facing famine, conflict, or the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis. Join us in prayer for all who find themselves as “strangers,” as Jesus calls them in Matthew 25:35.

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.

From the Field

HIV and AIDS: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

The global HIV and AIDS pandemic is an enduring and profound health challenge, leaving a lasting impact on the world. In 2023, HIV remains a significant global public health concern. Learn essential facts and explore the progress in the prevention, treatment, and efforts to end HIV and AIDS.

From the Field

Water gives way to improved healthcare

For nearly a decade, Chiyumbabeenzu Health Post in Zambia struggled without running water, hindering sanitation and care — especially for expectant mothers. When World Vision installed a mechanized water system at the clinic, water became readily accessible. With water, more mothers are giving birth at the clinic, hygiene has improved, and the small health staff can better serve their community.

From the Field

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 and the surrounding countries.

From the Field

“I went home strong”

Access to clean water has transformed the birthing experience at Mwando Health Post in Zambia’s Northern Province, as well as the surrounding community. It has led to improved health for mothers and babies, as well as economic growth opportunities.