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Syrian refugee families who have fled their homeland due to violence are ill-equipped to deal with the harsh winter conditions. These photos from an informal refugee settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley illustrate the daily challenges refugee families face.
World Vision has joined forces with Seattle-area non-profit One Day's Wages to bring basic services and protection against freezing weather to Syrian families forced from their homes by brutal war.
World Vision has new fears for children and families already vulnerable as a snowstorm sweeping through the region claims lives.
A new plan brings together the United Nations, governments, and NGOs to help the people caught in the Syria crisis.
A new World Vision survey found that most Americans (who typically make charitable donations during the holidays) do not plan to change the amount of their holiday charitable giving this year due to global crises, the biggest exception are millineal men.
As news breaks about airstrikes in Syria, World Vision is gravely concerned about the impact of the Syrian crisis on a generation of children. 1.5 million children have now fled Syria. Twice that number remain, many under direct threat of violence.
World Vision is urging world leaders not to forget the ongoing suffering of children caused by the Syrian conflict, as refugee numbers surpassed 3 million Friday in what the UN is calling “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.”
As international faith-based humanitarian and development organizations and networks, we call for international pressure at all levels, and from people, governments and institutions of goodwill, to urgently and adequately address the situation in Iraq.