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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.
Between 3,500 and 6,000 children have been recruited into armed groups in the Central African Republic, the U.N. says.
Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm ever known to have made landfall, struck the central Philippines with massive force on November 8, 2013. Once-devastated communities have embarked on a long path to recovery. World Vision is there for the long haul, bringing goods and expertise to assist children in developing personal resilience and families in building strong homes and livelihoods.
Looking from relief to recovery: Typhoon Haiyan, six months later.
As violence has escalated in South Sudan, more and more children are witnesses or victims of attacks. In the United Nations base in Malakal, where World Vision is providing relief services, children recount their losses and their worries for the future.
World Vision will send relief supplies to Arkansas communities hard-hit by this week’s tornadoes, which have killed an estimated 35 people and have destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses.
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