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Johnny Cruz
National Director
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Laura Blank
International News Director
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Amy Parodi
Domestic News Director
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Yazidis, members of a religious minority, fled fighting in Sinjar, Iraq. They are among an estimated 1.2 million displaced people seeking safety in Kurdish-controlled territory. PHOTO: World Vision

Thousands fleeing violence in Iraq

World Vision is providing emergency relief to families in desperate need of food, water and medicine in northern Iraq.

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Syrian refugee Fatima, 8, with her father and younger brother Hakim. The family left Syria for Lebanon after their home was hit by rockets. Some members of the family have lost their lives in the conflict. PHOTO: Alexander Whittle / World Vision

Syrian children desperately need our protection

1.5 million children have already fled Syria, but more than half that number remain, and are directly threatened by violence.

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Medical supplies, destined to assist in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, await loading on a Boeing 747-400 flight that departed New York on Monday, September 22.  ©2014 Marilynn K. Yee / Genesis Photos.

Fighting Ebola in West Africa

World Vision, McKesson, and other donors have prepared a massive shipment of medical supplies to support Sierra Leone health workers.

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A local repair committee in the Greater Afram Plains region of Ghana fix a well provided by World Vision. PHOTO: World Vision

Saving lives through water, sanitation & hygiene

The staying power of World Vision's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program in West Africa is celebrated in a new report.

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Press Releases & Resources

This is only source of water for this community in Ethiopia, potentially causing many water-born illnesses. PHOTO: Kelley Lynch / World Vision
Mar 4, 2014

U.S. Government must commit to the poor over politics to solve global water crisis, says World Vision

As World Water Day approaches, World Vision, along with hundreds of faith, corporate and nonprofit leaders, will urge the U.S. Government to improve its water and sanitation spending to reach countries that truly lack access to clean water and proper sanitation.

Allison Tummon Kamphuis (left) from Procter & Gamble and Dr. Greg Allgood (right) from World Vision join Sikira Ahmed and her son Failu to present the 1 billion liter of clean water from the World Vision/P&G partnership.
Mar 3, 2014

Together Procter & Gamble and World Vision provide 1 billionth liter of clean drinking water

The partnership between World Vision and Procter and Gamble  (P&G) has resulted in 1 billion liters of clean drinking water shared with more than 6.5 million people in need around the world.

Children read books in the library at Dhaka Shishu Sponsorship Center in Bangladesh. PHOTO: Jon Warren / World Vision
Feb 27, 2014

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development unveils $6 million literacy grant and prize competition

The "All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development" competition seeks innovative ideas that leverage the transformative power of technology to leapfrog existing infrastructure challenges and empower children to read.

Children in Latin America
Feb 27, 2014

World Vision will benefit from Microsoft software donation to impact more than 2 million children and families in Latin America

Microsoft Corporation has donated more than $10 million in software to World Vision Latin America and the Caribbean, which will improve the quality of life of 2.1 million people living in 10,000 communities in 14 countries.

Over 800,000 South Sudanese have been internally displaced, with another 145,000 fleeing to neighboring countries. PHOTO: Joseph Mathenge/World Vision
Feb 24, 2014

Eyewitnesses describe ‘pandemonium’ as violence breaks out in Malakal

Over 800,000 South Sudanese have been internally displaced, with another 145,000 fleeing to neighboring countries. PHOTO: Joseph Mathenge/World Vision

10-year-old Nasrella lives in a tent in the Bekaa Valley. He says although life is difficult, he is just glad to be far away from the bombs and shelling that was so devastating back home in Syria. PHOTO: Nick Ralph / World Vision
Feb 24, 2014

Public urged to voice their outrage and demand action to prevent a lost generation in Syria

Children fleeing Syria's conflict cannot afford another year of bloodshed, suffering and missed education, warn aid agencies.

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