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In partnership with local churches, World Vision is assisting children and families still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
World Vision’s Child-Friendly Spaces offer a safe haven for children impacted by war.
Update: Supplies are being deployed to local churches for distribution to those impacted by the disaster.
On May 22, 2011, a catastrophic tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri, wiping out much of the town and leaving lives shattered. One survivor, Ryan Otis, witnessed the devastation firsthand. World Vision partnered with his church to deliver emergency assistance in the aftermath.
World Vision staff in Mali report that military action has been so far confined to the capital city and has not affected the organization’s program sites.
World Vision is connecting with churches in tornado-impacted areas and ready to assist their efforts to aid affected communities.
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