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World Vision's media relations team provides members of the press 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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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

InterAction: A United Voice for Global Change
Mar 6, 2014

Statement by InterAction member CEOs on the third anniversary of the Syrian civil war

Member CEOs of InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international relief and development organizations, wish to express our deep concern for the families of the Syrian Arab Republic as the war enters its fourth year with no end in sight.

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

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