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

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

 

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National Director
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Amy Parodi
Public Relations Senior Manager
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Cynthia Colin
Corporate Communications Senior Leader
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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

A Syrian child in one of Lebanon's tented settlements plays with a toy amid the mud. PHOTO: World Vision/Jon Warren.
Mar 4, 2016

Report reveals horrifying cost of conflict to Syria, its neighbors and its children

The cost of conflict to Syria is an estimated US$275 billion in lost growth opportunities.

Mar 1, 2016

Refugee Crisis in Syria and Iraq

World Vision is serving children and families displaced by the brutal fighting in Syria and violence in Iraq, as they find refuge in neighboring areas and countries. Resources and staff interviews are available.

Child receiving water
Feb 23, 2016

Water Now 2016 social media voice tops 203 Million people in support of UN World Water Day

With the support of Sesame Street, Pharrell Williams, Pitbull, Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor, Patricia Heaton, Pentatonix, Joel Osteen, Debbie Macomber and more, the social media campaign will promote the life-saving work of World Vision water.

Photo from World Vision staff shows a hospital specializing in women and children after bombing damaged its infrastructure and forced it to close its doors and potentially relocate services. PHOTO: World Vision
Feb 16, 2016

Bombing impacts World Vision-supported hospital for women and children in northern Syria

Hospital, which served 3,500 women and children a month, was forced to suspend services due to bombing, security concerns

Competition seeks to develop education app for Syrian children fleeing conflict
Feb 15, 2016

Competition seeks to develop education app for Syrian children fleeing conflict

Competition seeks to develop education app for Syrian children fleeing conflict.

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