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Conflict in South Sudan has created a hunger crisis, leaving one-third of the population in need of immediate aid. Children are most at risk for malnutrition, and they’re also susceptible to armed recruitment and disease. Read our FAQs to learn more.
Key to an effective emergency response is advance preparation. As another hurricane season begins, World Vision has worked hard to be ready for storms that strike coastal communities here in the United States.
Hurricane season begins June 1. Although it is forecasted to be an average, or below-average year for activity, World Vision is fully prepared to respond.
Violent conflict continues in South Sudan; with nothing to do and little hope, boys and girls are being recruited to fight with militia and government forces.
More than 1.5 million people impacted by flooding in Bosnia-Herzegovina are in need of immediate assistance.
The recent spike in violence in northern Mali is a stark reminder of the chronic insecurity that continues to affect hundreds of thousands of Malian people. As the UN Security Council meets to discuss the matter, the protection of civilians should be priority.
As the conflict in South Sudan rages on, several years of critical gains are at stake for the world’s newest country, and children’s lives hang in the balance, a new report warns today.
One year after tornadoes killed 24 people and leveled thousands of homes in central Oklahoma, World Vision partnerships with local churches are helping to restore communities left devastated.
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