Hurricane Harvey kicked off the historically destructive 2017 storm season and became the second-most costly hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland since 1900.
After nearly 20 years as World Vision U.S. president, Rich Stearns announced on January 9 his plans to retire. A national search to select a new leader and the subsequent leadership transition process will take place over the course of 2018.
World Vision launched the Give-back Gift Shop Nov. 27-29 in New York City at Bryant Park’s Winter Village to show ways to help others this holiday season.
An estimated 507,000 people have fled Myanmar as refugees to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, according to the International Organization for Migration. Most of them are living in informal settlements with little or no access to food, clean water, sanitation, or healthcare.
Less than two weeks after an 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Mexico, at least 225 people are dead after a magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico Sept. 19 on the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 Mexico earthquake that killed thousands.
Standing in line at a Hurricane Irma relief goods distribution, Brenda Jennings’ voice shakes when she talks about finding out that her family had lost everything five days after Hurricane Irma hit Immokalee, Florida.