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World Vision is deploying disaster relief supplies to families devastated by the severe storm outbreak in North Texas.
While fighting rages in Syria, humanitarian conditions continue deteriorating, and displaced families like Mahmoud and his wife and children are finding it increasingly difficult to cope.
As regions across Africa continue to suffer consecutive seasons of drought and food shortages, World Vision is bringing assistance to malnourished children like Saytuun, who was able to recover after three months of therapeutic feeding at a nutrition center.
Updated: World Vision is delivering hygiene supplies and Child-Friendly Kits to families affected by the Sichuan earthquake.
As the war in Syria enters its third year, tragic stories continue to emerge of how children and families have been devastated. World Vision is providing assistance to Syrian refugees who have been forced to flee their homeland.
When Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the American Northeast last October, millions were left without power or basic supplies in its aftermath. Celeste Grimes of New York City remembers World Vision’s presence in her neighborhood when her family was in great need.
While war leads to suffering for everyone affected, children are most vulnerable to the trauma and distress caused by conflict and displacement.
After two years of fighting, the prolonged conflict in Syria risks leaving an entire generation of children scarred for life, says a new UNICEF report.
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