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Coronavirus: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

The coronavirus pandemic and its respiratory disease, COVID-19, has profoundly and widely impacted the world since it emerged in late 2019. Beyond its health implications, the pandemic continues to pose a threat to the progress in reducing global poverty and income inequalities. Particularly concerning is the potential long-term impact on the next generation of children. Learn more about the pandemic and how World Vision has responded worldwide.

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In photos: 23 moments to remember

In 2023, the harsh realities of conflict, displacement, natural disaster, and extreme hunger impacted the lives of millions of people worldwide. As World Vision responded, we witnessed moments of both hardship and hope. See the incredible images of resilience, determination, and even joy that World Vision’s communicators were able to capture in this extraordinary year.

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4 ways World Vision tackles poverty in the United States

At World Vision, we are called to serve the most vulnerable children and their communities around the world, including right here in the United States. And we do it by providing a way for manufacturers and businesses to share excess resources with people living in poverty. In 2022, we were able to reach more than 3.6 million people through our various U.S. ministries.

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Hurricane Harvey: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey, a devastating Category 4 hurricane, struck the Gulf Coast of Texas as one of the most powerful hurricanes in decades. Harvey’s most significant impact was the widespread and prolonged flooding it caused in the Houston, Texas, area. The massive humanitarian response to Hurricane Harvey involved local, state, and federal agencies, as well as World Vision.

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Hurricane Ian: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Discover important facts about Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the U.S. in decades. The formidable Category 4 hurricane raked a path of destruction across Florida and neighboring states on September 28, 2022, and in the following days. Learn more about its impacts, the response efforts, and how you can help people affected by disasters in the U.S.

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Hurricane Ida: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Discover key facts about Hurricane Ida, one of the most powerful hurricanes to strike the United States. Learn how it made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 storm on August 29, 2021, coinciding with the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall. Find out how World Vision responded to support affected families and how you can help communities impacted by disasters in the U.S.