Disasters, whether natural or manmade, often lead to food insecurity. Poor nutrition is an underlying cause of nearly 2.4 million childhood deaths each year.
People who had to flee their homes and their livelihoods are especially vulnerable and in need of food assistance. Nearly 400,000 Syrians, living as refugees in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon, have been enrolled in World Vision food programmes as they are hit hardest by Lebanon’s current economic crisis. We provide e-vouchers and cash options that allow families to shop for basic medication and home supplies.
- Every 60 seconds a hungry child is fed through World Vision’s interventions.
- 89% of severely malnourished children treated by World Vision make a full recovery