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National Director
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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

Residents of the makeshift Syrian refugee settlement at El Marj in Lebanon.
Sep 5, 2013

At the G20: Open letter to leaders – from Syria

At the G20: Open letter to leaders – from Syria

THE KILLER GAP (Infographic)
Sep 4, 2013

New study finds access to health care in U.S. worse than Libya, Bosnia, and Romania

A review of health systems around the world found it is easier to get adequate medical care in Libya, Bosnia, and Romania than it is in the United States, according to a report released by World Vision on Wednesday.
Aug 30, 2013

World Vision's Campaign for Every Child

The For Every Child campaign is the most far-reaching endeavor in World Vision’s history. Our goals are ambitious and the impact we hope to make would transform the lives of a generation of children.

Refugee children need a peace offensive in Syria
Aug 28, 2013

Peace offensive is needed to end conflict in Syria, says World Vision

As the threat of military intervention looms, aid agency World Vision says all actors need to push forward with a peace offensive for children.
Supplies at World Vision's Teacher Resource Center in Fife, Wash.
Aug 20, 2013

NBA stars return home to give away school supplies in Seattle with World Vision

World Vision provides school supplies to teachers and students in need to help start the school year well. NBA players hosting events in late August and early September in Los Angeles and Seattle.

Bob Zachritz, World Vision's Director of Advocacy and Government Relations
Aug 19, 2013

Facing Global Hunger | Food as a Right

Testimony of Robert Zachritz, World Vision director of advocacy and government relations, before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Caucus

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