World Humanitarian Day:  An aid worker’s diary from a refugee camp
Chris Huber Aug 17, 2018 9:49:22 AM

World Humanitarian Day, celebrated every year on Aug. 19, is a global celebration of people helping people. Elsie Gomes, a longtime World Vision Bangladesh staff member, deployed earlier this year to Cox’s...

World Refugee Day: Bringing hope to the world's hardest places
Kathryn Reid Jun 14, 2018 5:23:38 PM

Around the world, 65.6 million people — 1 of every 113 people on the planet — have been forcibly displaced, either in their own country or across borders as refugees. That’s almost as many people as the...

World Changer Profile: Michelle Brouhard
Margot Starbuck Mar 14, 2018 5:19:09 PM

Michelle Brouhard is a member of World Vision's National Leadership Council. This is her story.

A few years ago, Michelle Brouhard, who lives in New York City, worked through a Bible study on Nehemiah. As she...

Huffington Post: ‘Christmas’ Comes to a Refugee Tent
Richard Stearns Dec 20, 2017 5:56:00 PM

I’m a sucker for a touching Christmas story. Here’s one that’s as good as anything you’ll see on the Hallmark Channel. Set in the wretched conditions of a refugee settlement, it’s a story about love, joy, peace – and...

Hurricane Maria: Facts. FAQs, and how to help
Heather Klinger Oct 5, 2017 1:18:24 AM

Puerto Rico is devastated and struggling to recover after Hurricane Maria pummeled the territory Sept. 20 as a Category 4 storm. Most of the island is still without power as food and water supplies get low,...

Hurricane Harvey: What to know and how you can help
Chris Huber Aug 28, 2017 12:28:50 PM

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in south-central Texas late Friday night. It threatened millions of residents with 130-mph winds, heavy rains, and a massive storm surge that swamped coastal areas. Here’s what you need...

East Africa in Crisis:  An urgent message from Rich Stearns
Kari Costanza Jun 23, 2017 2:55:36 AM

This is a videotaped message from World Vision President Rich Stearns, who had just returned from a trip to northern Kenya, where families are on the brink of disaster.

Hope where there is no hope
Lyné Brown Jun 20, 2017 12:34:32 PM

Lyné Brown is a member of World Vision's National Leadership Council. This is the story of her trip to see World Vision's work in Jordan.“I am talking on behalf of Syrian children, calling on you—the people of...

Food crisis in Kenya: 5 signs of hunger I've never seen
Kari Costanza May 25, 2017 4:09:42 PM

The East Africa food crisis is monstrous: affecting 25 million people and showing up in ways our writer and photographer team have never before seen. World Vision writer — Kari Costanza — gives us a first-hand...

Updates and stories about our work with refugees
World Vision Staff Mar 15, 2017 6:41:00 AM

March 15, 2017 marked the 6th anniversary of the Syrian conflict. World Vision is at work in this great humanitarian crisis. Read the latest on our efforts to provide relief to millions of refugees.