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As news breaks about airstrikes in Syria, World Vision is gravely concerned about the impact of the Syrian crisis on a generation of children. 1.5 million children have now fled Syria. Twice that number remain, many under direct threat of violence.
Days before the government of Sierra Leone institutes a three-day quarantine to contain the spread of Ebola, World Vision will begin a massive delivery of 200 pallets of medical relief supplies.
World Vision is working with government officials and local communities to offer practical help and communicate ways to curb the deadly Ebola virus as it continues to spread. A massive shipment of donated medical supplies will help protect health workers who are caring for the infected.
World Vision is urging world leaders not to forget the ongoing suffering of children caused by the Syrian conflict, as refugee numbers surpassed 3 million Friday in what the UN is calling “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.”
As international faith-based humanitarian and development organizations and networks, we call for international pressure at all levels, and from people, governments and institutions of goodwill, to urgently and adequately address the situation in Iraq.
Families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of food, water, and medicine, says World Vision’s emergency response team.
Displaced families fleeing violence are in desperate need of food, shelter, clean water, medicine, and protection.
World Vision is providing humanitarian aid and psychosocial support for children and families impacted by the recent fighting.