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Johnny Cruz
National Director
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Laura Blank
International News Director
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Cynthia Colin
Senior 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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A young man fleeing four years of violence in El Salvador told World Vision: "When the government and the police are working to diminish violence, that’s the day when I go back. But now I am heading to the U.S. I'll be safe there and will find a job." PHOTO: ©2014 David Munoz / World Vision

U.S. border crisis: Children fleeing violence

World Vision is increasing efforts in the U.S. and abroad to assist children caught in the growing humanitarian crisis along the U.S. border.

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Families displaced by the violence in South Sudan wait on a crowded bus in Juba, hoping to flee to safety. PHOTO: Nhial Wei / World Vision

Crisis in South Sudan: Children's lives at risk!

World Vision urges: Listen to the cries of afflicted children and seek a negotiated solution to the conflict in South Sudan! Read our new report here.

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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 'may never recover' from conflict

If the world continues to turn its back on Syria, it is the children who’ll continue to suffer the most.

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Press Releases & Resources

Screenshot from the World Vision / Premier Yarns Video
Jan 7, 2014

Premier Yarns and World Vision launch national partnership at CHA 2014 Conference & Trade Show

World Vision is partnering with Premier Yarns, an international manufacturer and distributor of high-quality yarns, to improve the lives of children around the world through World Vision’s “Knit for Kids” program.

 Sedra, 7, with her friend. The two children live at Jordan's Za'atari Refugee Camp, set up to accommodate the flow of Syrians fleeing violence in their homeland.
Jan 7, 2014

Urgent call to prevent lost generation of Syrian children

Urgent call to prevent lost generation in Syria Crisis.

Jan 1, 2014

Child Soldiers

Around the world, an estimated 250,000 children—some as young as 7—are involved in armed conflicts. Children are exploited in state-run armies, paramilitaries, and rebel groups. Coerced, enticed or abducted, these children serve as combatants, porters, spies, human mine detectors and sex slaves; their health and lives are endangered and their childhoods are sacrificed.

Give a gift through the 2013 World Vision Gift Catalog
Dec 26, 2013

Year-End Giving: 3 Simple Steps to Choosing a Charity

In the rush to get donations in before midnight on December 31, choosing a charity can seem time-consuming. Here are three simple steps to help you choose a responsible charity that aligns with your passions and maximizes your contribution in time for a tax break.

World Vision water
Dec 20, 2013

charity: water raises $2M for World Vision water projects in Malawi

The funds will enable World Vision to provide 187 wells, bringing clean water to more than 52,000 people in some of the toughest places to reach in rural Malawi.

Harlem Globetrotters in Honduras
Dec 19, 2013

Harlem Globetrotters begin 88th season, launch national partnership with World Vision

The Harlem Globetrotters are partnering with World Vision to give its fans the opportunity to support World Vision’s mission while enjoying the Globetrotters’ beloved brand of family entertainment.

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