©2015 World Vision, Chris Huber

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.
  • Humanitarian news briefs, July 4

    UNICEF child report challenges world to stay on task; U.N. adds 2,500 peacekeepers to Mali; India water issues spur communal clashes; Trafficking report calls for prevention against $150 billion business of human slavery.
  • Humanitarian news briefs, June 27, 2016

    More people displaced by conflict than ever before; Ecuadorian children still out of school two months after quake; Yellow fever outbreak sparks emergency vaccination effort in Angola, DRC; New report reveals pervasive child labor throughout Asian supply chains.
  • Humanitarian news briefs, June 20, 2016

    South Sudan: 4,000 children reunited with families; 41 million face food insecurity in southern Africa; Number of displaced in Afghanistan doubles since 2013; Bangladeshis still struggling after Cyclone Roanu.
  • Humanitarian news briefs, June 13, 2016

    Research shows low risk of Zika at Rio Olympics; More Nigerians displaced after fresh extremist attacks; Honduras gang violence forcing more to flee; Global Peace Index shows growing gap between most, least peaceful countries.
©2016 World Vision, Steve Jeter

Displaced in Iraqi Kurdistan: 'We just want to go home'

Worldwide, 60 million people have been forcibly displaced from their homes; more than any other time in recorded history.
©2015 Jean-Wickens Merone/World Vision

Praying the Psalms: Psalm 104:27-28

Join us this month in praying Psalm 104:27-28 over the people of Haiti.
©2015 World Vision, Kelley Lynch

Humanitarian news briefs, June 6, 2016

Refugee host communities in Horn of Africa to get financial boost; Almost 3 million people need food aid in Central America; Aid workers killed in Afghanistan, South Sudan; Guinea declared Ebola-free again
  • Humanitarian news briefs, May 30, 2016

    World Humanitarian Summit gets mixed review; World Bank says cities ‘woefully unprepared’ for rising risk; Half of Malawi’s population needs food aid; WHO applies lessons from Ebola mistakes for emergency response revamp.
  • Humanitarian news briefs, May 23, 2016

    Humanitarian aid funding hit record $28 billion in 2015; 330 million affected in India drought; Five countries where child soldiers are still recruited; Floods displace hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia, Sri Lanka.
  • Humanitarian news briefs, May 16, 2016

    Humanitarian summit tests aid community’s will to grow, change; twice as many South Sudanese could go hungry this lean season; Kenya plans to close refugee camps amid insecurity; and SE Asia drought lingers with El Nino.
  • Humanitarian news briefs, May 9, 2016

    Water shortages to diminish GDPs globally; Optimism for renewed Syria truce; new fund to help educate 75 million children in emergencies; 155 countries simultaneously swap out polio vaccine stocks.
©2016 World Vision, Daniel Mung

Humanitarian news briefs, April 25, 2016

Featuring: Ecuador earthquake recovery; Nepal earthquake one year later; drought in India; migrant deaths in Mediterranean crossing
©2015 World Vision, Jon Warren

Humanitarian news briefs, April 4, 2016

Featuring: Myanmar’s first civilian government in 50 years takes power; CAR elects parliament; nearly 1,000 Yemeni children killed in war; 38,000 new refugees flood Darfur from South Sudan.