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National Director
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Amy Parodi
Domestic News Director
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Cynthia Colin
Senior Director
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Twenty years after Rwanda genocide, families that were once enemies now worship together. PHOTO: Jon Warren / World Vision

The Rwanda genocide: Twenty years later

Peace work, rebuilding efforts ongoing

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Syrian children in Jordan work together to research, compile and write a child-led report focusing on the challenges facing refugees like themselves. PHOTO: Meg Sattler / World Vision

Two perspectives on the conflict in Syria

What Americans think about the crisis ... versus what the children of Syria think.

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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: Put children first!

World Vision urges all parties to listen to the cries of the afflicted children and seek a negotiated solution to the nearly month-long conflict in South Sudan.

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Difficult life for children in Eastern DRC

New World Vision report shares children's disturbing stories of violence and fear

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Press Releases & Resources

Azraq refugee camp construction
Jun 20, 2013

View From the Field: On World Refugee Day, building a home for those forced to leave theirs behind

Thursday, June 20, 2013 is World Refugee Day and humanitarians will be hard at work in Jordan’s northeastern desert helping to build what will become the country’s largest refugee camp.

Midmark Corp. community relations manager Mitch Eiting, left, and World Vision warehouse manager Kevin Jones install a barrier-free exam table that was donated to Health Access Inc. in Clarksburg, WV.
Jun 20, 2013

Durable medical equipment donation enhances care in community health clinics in impoverished rural Appalachia

World Vision and Midmark Corp. deliver the most critically needed, updated equipment to Health Access, Inc. in Clarksburg, where teams have been preparing to receive and install the new equipment.

The U.S. State Department has issued its 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report. Cover image.
Jun 19, 2013

Annual Trafficking in Persons Report shows increase in countries using child soldiers

U.S. Department of State calls out countries that have failed to show improvements in fighting human trafficking, in its 2013 Trafficking in Persons report released today. The report shows a 30% increase in countries using child soldiers. Some receive U.S. military aid.

Dr. Greg Allgood, World Vision's new vice president for Water, discusses how to achieve this UN Millennium Development Goal.
Jun 19, 2013

P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water pioneer joining World Vision

Dr. Greg Allgood, founder/director of the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program, will join World Vision as vice president for World Vision Water. Allgood's work to help World Vision bring access to clean water to millions more people around the world.

World Vision is building the Azraq refugee camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan.
Jun 19, 2013

Number of Syrian refugees set to pass 2 million within weeks

The number of Syrian refugees will pass the 2 million mark within the next 9 weeks, a coalition of 18 aid agencies warned today. Marking the UN’s World Refugee Day, the coalition said it was deeply concerned about the alarming escalation of refugee numbers.

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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