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World Vision’s media relations team provides journalists and bloggers with:

World Vision news from around the globe 
  • information
  • story ideas
  • expert interviews
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  • other resources on issues of poverty and injustice


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National Director
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Laura Blank
Public Relations Director
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Amy Parodi
Public Relations Director
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Refugees and migrants arrive by the busloads at the Croatian border, where World Vision and other aid agencies are there to provide relief supplies as the refugees hurry to cross the border. World Vision's relief supplies include bottled water, canned meat, hand sanitizer, wet wipes, diapers, baby food, and toys or balls for the children. PHOTO: World Vision / Laura Reinhardt

Survey: American attitudes toward Syrian refugees

World Vision survey says Americans are ready & willing to help Syrian refugees — they just haven't done it yet.

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This Christmas, join the movement to end extreme poverty with World Vision's Gift Catalog.

The movement to end extreme poverty

This Christmas, join the movement to end extreme poverty with World Vision's Gift Catalog.

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Families displaced by the violence in South Sudan wait on a crowded bus in Juba, hoping to flee to safety. PHOTO: Nhial Wei / World Vision

Crisis in South Sudan: Children's lives at risk!

World Vision urges: Listen to the cries of afflicted children and seek a negotiated solution to the conflict in South Sudan!

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Yazidis, members of a religious minority, fled fighting in Sinjar, Iraq. They are among an estimated 1.2 million displaced people seeking safety in Kurdish-controlled territory. PHOTO: World Vision

Thousands fleeing violence in Iraq

World Vision is providing emergency relief to families in desperate need of food, water and medicine in northern Iraq.

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Press Releases & Resources

This November, the Harlem Globetotters partner with World Vision for the #GOATee for a Good Cause Campaign.
Nov 1, 2015

The Harlem Globetrotters join World Vision’s #GOATee for a Good Cause campaign

This November, the Harlem Globetotters partner with World Vision for the #GOATee for a Good Cause Campaign. 

NPR #15Girls series highlights teen girls around the world and the issues they face.
Oct 30, 2015

NPR, World Vision highlight plight of Syrian refugee teens

NPR series #15Girls highlights concerns and dreams of 15-year-old girls around the world.

World Vision provides materials for families in remote villages to rebuild following the Nepal earthquake. In some areas, supplies could only be transported in by helicopter. PHOTO: World Vision.
Oct 29, 2015

World Vision Nepal Earthquake Response: 6 months on

World Vision transitioning from immediate relief to long-term recovery work following Nepal Earthquake.

A local repair committee in the Greater Afram Plains region of Ghana fix a well provided by World Vision.
Oct 29, 2015

The key to drilling wells with staying power in the developing world

Researchers found that nearly 80 percent of wells drilled by World Vsion, which integrates local water and sanitation committees, usage fees, and repair teams into its model of delivering clean water, were still operational after more than two decades.

Oct 26, 2015

World Vision reaches people in conflict-affected areas of South Sudan

A new Integrated Food Security Report (IPC) report finds that South Sudan is balancing on the edge of another food crisis. 

World Vision’s work is helping to change the lives of donors and children alike.
Oct 26, 2015

‘Rescue Mission’ transforms the lives of more than 22 million people

More than 22 million people benefited from the For Every Child campaign through clean water, health, child protection, loans and church partnerships.