Whether it’s food, clean water, counselling, medicine or education, meeting the immediate needs of those living in dangerous places requires a different approach. One that allows aid to be available when and where it’s needed most.Your contribution helps us be there in an instant and stay for a lifetime. Give now to CHILDREN IN CRISIS.
Shaima’s life in Syria was shattered when her village was bombed, destroying her home and school.
Taking only what they could carry, Shaima and her family fled to neighbouring Jordan. During the gruelling 72 kilometre journey to escape the horror and fighting, Shaima’s sister suffered from heatstroke and passed away.
Syria is one of the most dangerous places in the world. In dangerous places, life can change in an instant, and without warning.
When crisis strikes the children like Shaima are the most at risk. Give now to CHILDREN IN CRISIS
For people living in dangerous places, life can change in an instant. Conflict is a daily reality. Here, gunfire explodes into the streets. Bombs go off without warning. Families are forced to flee at a moment’s notice.
The number of people forced to live like this today is alarming. In 2017, we helped over 10 million people living in these conditions. Our job isn’t over yet.Give now to CHILDREN IN CRISIS
The Syria Crisis has been raging for eight long years. More than six million people have been forced from their homes into new areas which are already troubled and insecure.
The people of South Sudan live with the constant threat of conflict coming to their village, many have already fled their homes. Due to civil unrest the environment remains dangerous and uncertain.
Approximately 13.5 million Afghans face crisis-levels of food insecurity. Ongoing conflict overlaid with the drought has made the situation for everyday Afghans even worse.
Although someone may live in a dangerous place, it doesn’t have to be their life. As quickly as life can go wrong for people, with the right support it can also begin to turn around. World Vision is there, ready to provide families with what they need to live the lives they choose.
Seven-year-old Aya is recovering from the trauma of fleeing Syria. Aya attends World Vision's Child-Friendly Spaces in Lebanon where refugee children participate in early childhood education and receive psycho-social support to recover from the horrors they’ve witnessed.
Aya’s mother, Rim, says “Aya used to be shy. Now she’s more expressive. She loves school.”
Fourteen-year-old Suleiman tries clean water for the first time. With access to clean water now only 20 minutes from his home, Suleiman no longer walks four hours to collect dirty water from the river. World Vision is using new technology to provide clean, safe drinking water for communities in Badghis province, Afghanistan.
Sejarina (left) and her sister Doruka (right) received nutritious hot meals when they arrived at a World Vision refugee reception centre in Uganda after fleeing the horrors of the civil war in South Sudan.
With the support of our partners, World Vision is providing refugees with emergency food rations, as well as non-food items like school supplies, clothing, and sanitary items.
Fifteen-year-old Bayan joined a World Vision Literacy and Numeracy programme after fleeing Syria and struggling with her new environment. Bayan has thrived in the programme and is looking forward to furthering her education. “I want to seek more learning opportunities, work hard at school, and make it to university so I can become a pharmacist" she now says confidently.