World News & Stories

From the Field Our favourite photos of 2017
Check out this year's seasonal snapshots: World Vision Canada's highlight reel!
From the Field A nutritionist’s take on Somalia
I'm travelling along a jagged road in Puntaland, Somalia in a land cruiser. My companion is a nutritionist from World Vision Somalia. His name is Mohammud.
From the Field We pray for rain: Drought & hunger in Somalia
I've never seen a place so dry. “You have places like this in the U.S.?” asks Mohammud, a nutritionist with the Somali team. “Kind of,” I say. “There’s a place they call Death Valley.”
 
From the Field What the new school year will bring for these two girls
Eight year-old Maddy is pretty excited about back to school in Canada. In Ethiopia, the hunger crisis has stolen that joy from 10 year-old Marta.
In the News Famine and hunger in East Africa: facts and images
In February, UN agencies declared a famine in parts of South Sudan. They estimated that 100,000 people faced immediate threat of starvation. They also raised a serious alarm that other regions in Africa are at risk of famine.