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No One To Turn To: Life for Children in Eastern DRC

Children in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are tired of conflict. In one of the toughest places in the world to be a child, many describe atrocities committed so frequently that they believe that violence is inevitable.

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Conflict in Congo: Scenes of desperation in hospitals
Dec 6, 2012

Conflict in Congo: Scenes of desperation in hospitals

World Vision is providing supplies to overwhelmed hospitals in the conflict-ridden eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and is working to meet the needs of displaced and vulnerable children and families.

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"No One To Turn To" report on the state of children in the eastern DRC (PDF)

"No One To Turn To" is a World Vision report on how children in conflict-ravaged eastern DRC are coping with chaos.

UN: 4 countries face humanitarian crises, worst since WWII (LINK)

McClatchey News Service says that "with the crisis in Iraq, four countries are now experiencing severe humanitarian emergencies involving the displacement of millions of people, something experts and relief groups say hasn’t been seen in decades."

World Vision leader to churches: Fixing poverty isn't simple, Stop trying to fix it with 8th grade youth groups

n the Christian Post: While some claim that fighting poverty "isn't rocket science," it actually is complicated, and more like rocket science than many imagine, according to Richard Stearns, president of World Vision.