In the midst of all the conflicting headlines you see each day, you’ve probably heard about hunger in Africa and the famine crisis there. Here are a few basic facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as what World Vision is doing in response and how you can participate.
The delayed effects of the 2016 El Niño warming phenomenon are now settling in worldwide. Prolonged droughts, worsened by conflict and severe food shortages, are affecting as many as 70 million people throughout central, east, and southern Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia.
In the news this week: Thailand floods affect 1 million, cut off access to south; Afghanistan now a “continual emergency”; Democratic Republic of Congo sees new violence and displacement.
More Iraqis are fleeing Mosul, El Salvador’s murder rate has dropped 20 percent, and famine looms in parts of Somalia and South Sudan.
A World Vision communicator from the Philippines shares stories that run the gamut of human emotions from fear, grief, and worry to resolve and resilience.
Join us in praying Psalm 56:8 over Gisèle, Marie, and the people of Haiti, who are still counting their losses after Hurricane Matthew.