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World Vision's media relations team provides journalists and bloggers with:

 
  • information
  • story ideas
  • expert interviews
  • photos
  • b-roll
  • 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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Amy Parodi
Media Relations 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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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 desperately need our protection

1.5 million children have already fled Syria, but more than half that number remain, and are directly threatened by violence.

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Medical supplies, destined to assist in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, await loading on a Boeing 747-400 flight that departed New York on Monday, September 22.  ©2014 Marilynn K. Yee / Genesis Photos.

Fighting Ebola in West Africa

World Vision, McKesson, and other donors have prepared a massive shipment of medical supplies to support Sierra Leone health workers.

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This Christmas, spend once and give twice, through the World Vision Gift Catalog

This Christmas, spend once and give twice

The World Vision Gift Catalog provides 100+ presents with a purpose.

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Press Releases & Resources

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.

Hamze, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee, grieves the loss of his home. Still from video.
Sep 23, 2013

Desperate Syrians struggle to survive amid inadequate international aid

Millions of Syrians, forced to flee their homes because of the violent conflict engulfing their country, are without sufficient food, shelter and lifesaving medical care as international donors fail to meet United Nation funding appeals, 14 organizations warned.
Sep 18, 2013

Maternal and Child Health

World Vision helps bring medical care and increased understanding of health, nutrition and hygiene to children and families in need, through:

  • Emergency medical care
  • Training
  • Access to health resources

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