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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

 

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

Oklahoma tornado survivors receive emergency supplies.
Jun 18, 2013

World Vision to provide play therapy for children

Counselors and play therapists work to help child survivors of last month’s deadly tornados in Oklahoma.

Lough Erne, Ireland, site of the 2013 G8 conference.
Jun 18, 2013

Question marks over the G8 2013’s progress for children

As G8 2013 wraps up and leaders head home, World Vision says this year’s Summit has been a mixed bag.

Aerial view of the Lough Erne Golf Club resort, site of the G8 summit in Ireland.
Jun 18, 2013

Geneva peace talks ‘best chance of a future for Syria’s children'

The G8's confirmation that the Geneva II peace conference will definitely go ahead is finally some good news for Syria's children.

14-year-old-Hamze fled Syria with his family and now lives in a refugee camp. In this video he grieves the loss of his home and friends. Still image from video.
Jun 17, 2013

G8 Leaders: Children of Syria can’t wait for peace any longer

G8 Leaders: The children of Syria can’t wait for peace any longer!

Child labor practices have entrapped 40 million children across Asia-Pacific.
Jun 12, 2013

Millions of ‘nowhere children’ entrapped in labor across Asia – World Vision calls for urgent action

Millions of ‘nowhere children’ entrapped in labor across Asia – World Vision calls for urgent action.

World Vision's 'For Every Child' campaign provides clean water (and more) to improve the health and lives of children in Rwanda.
Jun 12, 2013

World Vision to quadruple its water and sanitation efforts in rural Africa

At a time when foreign aid continues to be threatened by government cuts and sequestration, World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization, is taking a bold step in the push to make life better for the world’s next generation.

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