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  World Vision's media relations team provides journalists and bloggers with information, story ideas, expert interviews, photos, b-roll and other resources on issues of poverty and injustice.

 

 

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National Director
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Laura Blank
International News Director
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Cynthia Colin
Senior Director
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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 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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A young boy named Drisak, at home with his mother and a World Vision nutritionist during a regular home visit to monitor progress. PHOTO: World Vision

Somalia: In danger of a relapse into famine?

Three years ago, 260,000 lives were lost in the Somalia famine. Aid agencies today caution, again, that the signs of a drought are re-emerging.

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Press Releases & Resources

Cover of 'He Walks Among Us,' a devotional by Richard and Reneé Stearns.
Oct 15, 2013

World Vision CEO Rich Stearns and wife, Renee share true stories of God's love for people worldwide in two new books

World Vision president Richard Stearns and his wife Renee will release two books today through Thomas Nelson Publishing. The first is a devotional featuring stories of people they've met in their travels. The second is a children's Bible storybook.

Families receive supplies from World Vision in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin.
Oct 15, 2013

Phailin Release #2: Community Task Force

Community Task Forces prove real-life heroes in saving lives following the onslaught of Cyclone Phailin.

Currently churning in the Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Phailin is expected to make landfall by Saturday afternoon or evening local time. (Satellite image courtesy of Joint Typhoon Warning Center.)
Oct 12, 2013

Preparations for Cyclone Phailin

World Vision staff are on alert and have made preparations as Cyclone Phailin continues to intensify on its trek towards India.  

Suryani's house in Indonesia is located close to a river bank and her house and the neighborhood are frequently flooded during the rainy season between September and February. World Vision is helping communities like Suryani's with disaster preparedness training. © 2012 Gratiano Widi Setyanto/World Vision
Oct 11, 2013

International Day of Disaster Reduction

International Day of Disaster Reduction: Aid is incomplete without building resilience. World Vision appeals to governments, development organizations and civil society to prioritize and strengthen the resilience of communities vulnerable to disaster.

Sep 26, 2013

Holiday Gift Catalog

World Vision's Holiday Gift Catalog features more than 100 unique and meaningful gifts you can give to children, families and communities around the world in the name of loved ones this holiday season.  Interviews and samples for gift guides are available to journalists and bloggers.

Flash Flood for Good
Sep 24, 2013

Social media campaign for clean drinking water launches at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Flash Flood for Good is a three-day celebrity-led social media call to action to raise awareness and funds for children to receive clean water.

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