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Syrian Refugee Crisis

 World Vision is serving children and families displaced by the brutal fighting in Syria as they find refuge in neighboring countries. Resources and staff interviews are available.

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Up to the minute news, press releases, media and more.

14-year-old-Hamze fled Syria with his family and now lives in a refugee camp. In this video he grieves the loss of his home and friends. Still image from video.
Jun 17, 2013

G8 Leaders: Children of Syria can’t wait for peace any longer

G8 Leaders: The children of Syria can’t wait for peace any longer!

Aerial view of the Lough Erne Golf Club resort, site of the G8 summit in Ireland.
Jun 18, 2013

Geneva peace talks ‘best chance of a future for Syria’s children'

The G8's confirmation that the Geneva II peace conference will definitely go ahead is finally some good news for Syria's children.

Pray for children and families affected by war in Syria
Sep 4, 2013

Pray for children and families affected by war in Syria

Join us in prayer for children and families who are deeply affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria and the refugee crisis in neighboring countries.

Residents of the makeshift Syrian refugee settlement at El Marj in Lebanon.
Sep 5, 2013

At the G20: Open letter to leaders – from Syria

At the G20: Open letter to leaders – from Syria

VIDEO: Desperate families flee Syria
Sep 3, 2013

VIDEO: Desperate families flee Syria

In Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, World Vision’s Patricia Mouamar meets a family of refugees who fled civil war in Syria. With no resources, they’re sleeping in rough conditions and seeking aid from an already-overburdened community.

Refugee children need a peace offensive in Syria
Aug 28, 2013

Peace offensive is needed to end conflict in Syria, says World Vision

As the threat of military intervention looms, aid agency World Vision says all actors need to push forward with a peace offensive for children.
Report: Child-Friendly Spaces ease trauma in emergencies
Aug 26, 2013

Report: Child-Friendly Spaces ease trauma in emergencies

Children who regularly attend Child-Friendly Spaces in disaster zones are able to maintain a positive outlook on life, one study says.

World Vision provided emergency food aid and relief support to 800 people following flash flooding in Ethiopia.
Jun 18, 2013

An open letter to Congress: Please support the Royce-Engel Food Aid Amendment

World Vision and other NGOs working to alleviate global hunger and poverty around the world strongly encourage Congress to support the Royce-Engel amendment (#55) to HR 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, expected to be voted on this week.

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