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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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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

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.

Max Baucus (D-MT), Chair of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. Photo courtesy ABCnews.go.com.
Jul 17, 2013

Faith and Giving Coalition to convene on tax reform and charitable deduction

A coalition of national faith-based charities this week will urge Senate leaders to preserve tax deductions on charitable donations.

InterAction News Release
Jul 17, 2013

Deep cuts adopted by House appropriators threaten progress on poverty-focused international development

The House Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations on Friday voted for only $40.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2014, effectively gutting spending for key international programs that seek to help people lift themselves out of extreme poverty.

Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Jul 15, 2013

Burden on families hosting Syrian refugees could reach tipping point, new study finds

Tensions in Lebanese communities are reaching a tipping point as refugees fleeing deadly violence in neighboring Syria continue to pour into the country, putting children further at risk.

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