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Destruction in the Dominican Republic following Tropical Storm Chantal

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Up to the minute news, press releases, media and more.

Oklahoma City tornado damage.
Jun 1, 2013

World Vision to expand response as another round of deadly weather hits Midwest

World Vision to expand response as another round of deadly weather hits the Midwest.

Hamze, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee, grieves the loss of his home. Still from video.
Sep 23, 2013

Desperate Syrians struggle to survive amid inadequate international aid

Millions of Syrians, forced to flee their homes because of the violent conflict engulfing their country, are without sufficient food, shelter and lifesaving medical care as international donors fail to meet United Nation funding appeals, 14 organizations warned.
World Vision sends relief to flood-hit Colorado families
Sep 18, 2013

World Vision sends relief to flood-hit Colorado families

The relief supplies will be sent to communities hit hardest by the recent disastrous flooding in Colorado.

With Weyerhaeuser's help, World Vision is rebuilding communities stricken by Superstorm Sandy. (Still image from video.)
Jun 7, 2013

Weyerhaeuser sends materials for World Vision’s ongoing rebuilding efforts in Hurricanes Sandy, Isaac communities

As part of long-term rebuilding efforts in the hurricane-ravaged Eastern Seaboard and Louisiana, World Vision is assisting families and communities

 

Aerial view of the Lough Erne Golf Club resort, site of the G8 summit in Ireland.
Jun 18, 2013

Geneva peace talks ‘best chance of a future for Syria’s children'

The G8's confirmation that the Geneva II peace conference will definitely go ahead is finally some good news for Syria's children.

Oklahoma tornado survivors receive emergency supplies.
Jun 18, 2013

World Vision to provide play therapy for children

Counselors and play therapists work to help child survivors of last month’s deadly tornados in Oklahoma.

Pray for children and families affected by war in Syria
Sep 4, 2013

Pray for children and families affected by war in Syria

Join us in prayer for children and families who are deeply affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria and the refugee crisis in neighboring countries.

VIDEO: Desperate families flee Syria
Sep 3, 2013

VIDEO: Desperate families flee Syria

In Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, World Vision’s Patricia Mouamar meets a family of refugees who fled civil war in Syria. With no resources, they’re sleeping in rough conditions and seeking aid from an already-overburdened community.

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