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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.

 

 

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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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

An image from the report on Child Friendly Spaces in Uganda.
Aug 19, 2013

New research reveals long-term benefits of emergency safe spaces for children

Spaces built to keep children safe after an emergency or conflict can also help them recover from trauma, new Columbia University and World Vision research launched today shows. The study found substantial improvement of Congolese refugees using Child Friendly Spaces.

Lopez Lomong leads the 2013 Team World Vision Hood to Coast Road Relay.
Aug 15, 2013

Two-time Olympian Lopez Lomong leads team of world record holders and celebrities in 2013 Providence Hood to Coast relay

Two-time Olympian Lopez Lomong leads a team of world record holders and celebrities at the 2013 Providence Hood to Coast relay, running for clean water in South Sudan.

President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton visit a World Vision project in Rwanda with Dr. Greg Allgood.
Aug 5, 2013

President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton see firsthand how clean water saves lives

Through the eyes of children, parents and teachers, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton got a personal look at the toll of unsafe water, as part of his visit to Camp Kanombe primary school in Kigali.

Aug 1, 2013

Syrian refugee crisis stretching aid effort to its limits, say aid agencies

Many Syrian refugees living outside camps across countries in the region are losing out on the help they desperately need, according to five international aid agencies today.

Six Flags America - Stuff a Coaster campaign
Aug 1, 2013

Six Flags America Partners With World Vision to Collect School Supplies for “Annual Stuff a Coaster” School Supply Drive

Through "Stuff a Coaster," Six Flags America is partnering with World Vision to collect school supplies for children in need in the Washington, DC area.

Image from video by Flash Flood for Good
Jul 25, 2013

Campaign To Share Clean Drinking Water to launch at 2013 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting

In support of Procter & Gamble’s Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action "Save One Life Every Hour," Flash Flood for Good announces a new social media initiative that will launch at the CGI Annual Meeting in New York on September 24.

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