Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause the common cold or more severe diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome, and the coronavirus disease COVID-19. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.
By air, land, and sea, World Vision is racing to deliver emergency food supplies across East Africa for families in need.
David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Programme, shares his thoughts on fighting hunger during the pandemic, the WFP being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and his motivation to serve.
Now in its 11th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, with 13.5 million Syrians forcibly displaced. That’s more than half of the country’s population.
About 82.4 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced. Learn the countries where most refugees come from, why refugees flee, and how you can help address the plight of refugees, especially children.
The threat of another volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world’s most active and dangerous volcanoes, is forcing tens of thousands of people to flee from Goma in the eastern DRC. Learn what World Vision is doing to help people affected by the volcano.