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Every 30 seconds, World Vision provides clean water to a new person, somewhere in the world. PHOTO: World Vision #waterEffect #waterNow

World Water Day poll results in

Harris Poll survey results show westerners and seniors most likely to conserve water, among other findings.

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Syrian refugee Fatima, 8, with her father and younger brother Hakim. The family left Syria for Lebanon after their home was hit by rockets. Some members of the family have lost their lives in the conflict. PHOTO: Alexander Whittle / World Vision

Syrian children desperately need our protection

1.5 million children have already fled Syria, but more than half that number remain, and are directly threatened by violence.

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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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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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Press Releases & Resources

Women in Somalia carry bags of aid supplies handed out to people displaced from their homes by violence. The supplies include blankets, jerry cans, soap, cups, plastic basins, mosquito nets and cooking pots. PHOTO: World Vision / Paul Bettings
Apr 13, 2015

Somali Lifeline Under Threat: Aid agencies express concern at closure of money Remittance Providers in Kenya

In its battle against terrorism, Kenya has revoked the licenses of 13 Money Remittance Providers based in Kenya. But one out of every three Somali families say that without these remittance flows they would not be able to pay for food, school or basic healthcare.

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Apr 8, 2015

Babson’s Lewis Institute to award social entrepreneurs from Partners in Health and Channels of Hope

The Lewis Institute at Babson College will include World Vision’s Channels of Hope team among its winners of the 2015 Social Innovator Awards.

A boy in Burundi receives clean water. PHOTO: World Vision
Apr 7, 2015

World Bank interfaith initiative ‘momentous,’ says World Vision as it signs up

Faith leaders have a responsibility to step up their efforts to end extreme poverty, said World Vision today as the organization’s international president, Kevin Jenkins, pledged commitment to an interfaith movement.

Refugee Enstar, 28, and a neighbor. Enstar is a mother of eight including a young baby. She lives tent in an internally-displaced people’s (IDP) camp in Erbil, Iraq Kurdistan and is trying her best to keep her infant warm, despite the meager shelter. PHOTO: World Vision/Cecil Laguardia
Mar 30, 2015

‘Political solution the only option for Syria,’ says aid agency on eve of conference

Ahead of the third donor pledging conference in Kuwait, humanitarian relief, development and advocacy organisation World Vision has issued an urgent plea for support for Syrian humanitarian crisis.

People living on Bonthe Island in Sierra Leone have been cut off from the mainland since May in an effort to prevent transmission of the deadly Ebola virus. These travel restrictions have been successful in protecting people there from the disease, but they have also cut families off from vital markets. Their health has suffered as a result and some children are even showing signs of acute malnutrition. PHOTO: World Vision / Sarah Wilson
Mar 27, 2015

World Vision urges renewed focus on safe, dignified burials as lockdown ordered across Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone

On the eve of a three-day lock-down that will quarantine some 6 million people across Sierra Leone, World Vision is urging a renewed focus on safe and dignified burials to help eradicate the virus.

Ronni Ereu, 9, eats his lunch at Kanani Primary School in Uganda. PHOTO: World Vision / Simon Peter Esaku
Mar 27, 2015

Humanitarian coalition launches 'Roadmap to End Global Hunger' to shape U.S. policy

New policy brief outlines comprehensive strategy to solve global hunger.

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