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World Vision staff are on alert and have made preparations as Cyclone Phailin continues to intensify on its trek towards India.
When disasters strike, poorest populations suffer the most. World Vision stands ready to respond to emergencies now — and helps vulnerable communities prepare for future ones.
Here’s a look at a few of the natural disasters that demanded a significant humanitarian response in 2013.
A destructive storm — equivalent to the size of Hurricane Katrina — made landfall October 12 on India’s eastern coast. World Vision has activated an emergency response.
World Vision to expand response as another round of deadly weather hits the Midwest.
The relief supplies will be sent to communities hit hardest by the recent disastrous flooding in Colorado.
As part of long-term rebuilding efforts in the hurricane-ravaged Eastern Seaboard and Louisiana, World Vision is assisting families and communities
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|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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