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On April 1, an 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile. World Vision teams are working with the government and partners to assess damage and are ready to respond once assessment teams have a clearer picture of the extent of damage.
In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.
After Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines in November, World Vision staff members moved quickly to find each child and family enrolled in sponsorship to identify their needs and concerns.
Five of the world’s leading aid organizations say that the three-year-old conflict in Syria has devastated the lives of millions of children and young people — and a generation is at risk of being lost forever.
A recent poll found that most Americans are not aware of the enormity of the crisis in Syria, a conflict that has so far impacted an estimated 9.3 million people. That’s nearly as many as affected by Hurricane Katrina, the earthquake in Haiti, and the Indian Ocean tsunami combined.
Almost three years into the conflict in Syria, many Americans do not know the full scale of the crisis, according to a new poll conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of World Vision.
To mark the three-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria, World Vision invited children living as refugees to write a report to share their biggest concerns and propose solutions to end the suffering.
Report entirely written and researched by Syrian children, with the text unaltered, helps shed light on the crisis through children's eyes.
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|Disaster Response Myth #2: Aid agencies are not accountable or transparent||Disaster Response Myth #3: Good intentions are enough to provide valuable help during a disaster|
|Disaster Response Myth #4: Aid agencies should spend donations as quickly as possible to address immediate needs||Disaster Response Myth #5: The more money raised, the faster the response will happen|
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