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From the Field

Humanitarian world news: Hunger after Hurricane Matthew

Humanitarian world news brings you a weekly selection of events and trends impacting people and the humanitarian community worldwide. This week’s top news includes deadly floods in Mozambique, more than a million Haitians facing hunger in Hurricane Matthew’s wake, and an irrigation app that’s helping Kenyan farmers save their crops.

From the Field

Forced to flee: Top 5 countries refugees are coming from

More than 65 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced from their homes, the most since World War II, the UN Refugee Agency says. Almost 21.3 million of them have fled outside their own countries as refugees. Here’s a look at five countries that produce the most refugees.

Change Makers

Light a #Candle4Syria

World Vision is calling on people around the world to participate in the #Candle4Syria campaign to show solidarity with Syrians and challenge world leaders to do more to end the war.

Prayers

Pray for the people of Aleppo, Syria

A mass evacuation recommenced Dec. 15 out of the once rebel-held eastern Aleppo, Syria’s second-largest city and home to a large number of Christians. As of Dec. 16, it had been halted yet again. Pray with us for the children and families of Aleppo.