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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

Nov 6, 2013

World Vision Holiday Giving Survey shows young men most likely to give the gift of charity

A new holiday giving survey from World Vision shows that men ages 18-34 are in fact the most likely to have ever given someone a gift in the form of a charitable donation.

Internally displaced people queue in the camp at Mugunga, DRC
Nov 5, 2013

World Vision urges caution over apparent ceasefire in Eastern Congo

World Vision urges caution over the apparent ceasefire in Eastern Congo.

As poverty in the U.S. deepens, the World Vision Gift Catalog helps shoppers give back and help their neighbors
Oct 31, 2013

World Vision Gift Catalog helps shoppers give back

As poverty in the U.S. deepens, the World Vision Gift Catalog helps shoppers give back and help their neighbors.

Banksy graffiti: A well-placed, stenciled beaver appears to have chewed through the metal post holding up a “No Parking” sign in New York City
Oct 25, 2013

One year after Sandy, World Vision continues supporting communities

World Vision has been named as the beneficiary of a gift by well-known hedge fund manager Nelson Saiers.

Oct 16, 2013

Good Spread Peanut Butter BOGO sales boost food donation to World Vision for malnourished children in Chad

World Vision recently confirmed and celebrated a ready-to-use therapeutic food donation to Chad, thanks to a new partnership with Good Spread peanut butter.

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.

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