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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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Laura Blank
Public Relations Director
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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

A medical staff member examines an infant at Kinihira Health Center in Rwanda. World Vision helped to provide health training and supplies for the center, which was built by the government. PHOTO: Lucy Aulich/World Vision
Jul 31, 2015

World Vision praises introduction of the Reach Every Mother and Child Act

Act will work to dramatically accelerate the reduction of preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths worldwide.

Cover of the report 'After the Earthquake: Nepal's children speak out
Jul 25, 2015

New report: children express fears and insecurity following devastating Nepal earthquakes

Children call for better shelter solutions, more education so they are prepared ahead of the next natural disaster.

Jul 22, 2015

Steve Hilton of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Dana and Dave Dornsife honored as first Water Warrior Award recipients

World Vision is honoring Steven M. Hilton of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Dana and Dave Dornsife as the first recipients of its Water Warrior Award.

Jul 20, 2015

A U.S. Humanitarian, Development and Peacebuilding Statement on the U.S. Global Countering Violent Extremism Agenda

We appreciate the increase in political commitments to address the drivers of violent extremism, but  we are concerned that recent strategy risks repeating the same mistakes as other post-9/11 stabilization initiatives.

Jul 20, 2015

Seattle Sounders FC supports clean water partnership of five Washington organizations

Washington Global Health Alliance, PATH, University of Washington, Washington State University, and World Vision announce “Water, Wealth and Health” partnership in Tanzania

Jul 15, 2015

The battle to overcome Ebola in West Africa

About 1,100 have died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, and 15,000 are being monitored. World Vision is training local faith leaders to spread accurate public health messages about prevention; distributing personal protective equipment for community health workers; training burial workers on safe burial practices; and creating radio-based educational programming for children whose schools are closed.