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.
Get the latest news on our response to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Learn how you can help children and families get relief supplies.