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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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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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A local repair committee in the Greater Afram Plains region of Ghana fix a well provided by World Vision. PHOTO: World Vision

Saving lives through water, sanitation & hygiene

The staying power of World Vision's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program in West Africa is celebrated in a new report.

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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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