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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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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

Contribute to World Vision and help children around the world ... through the Dynamics ePlate.
Jun 8, 2013

Dynamics introduces World Vision as Charity Experience Reward for Dynamics ePlate credit card device

World Vision continues to build a better world for children by partnering with Dynamics on the national launch of the charitable Experience™ reward for the battery-powered Dynamics ePlate™ Visa credit card.

Cover photo from the 2013 Lancet series on nutrition.
Jun 7, 2013

World Vision response to Lancet series on nutrition

The new Lancet series confirms what we know from our years of working on this issue – that tackling undernutrition is both the most important long-term problem facing children, and that doing so isn’t complicated. It means making it a priority at every level.

With Weyerhaeuser's help, World Vision is rebuilding communities stricken by Superstorm Sandy. (Still image from video.)
Jun 7, 2013

Weyerhaeuser sends materials for World Vision’s ongoing rebuilding efforts in Hurricanes Sandy, Isaac communities

As part of long-term rebuilding efforts in the hurricane-ravaged Eastern Seaboard and Louisiana, World Vision is assisting families and communities

 

Children at Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan carry water.
Jun 7, 2013

World Vision sounds the alarm: Funds urgently needed to save lives in Syria

As fighting escalates in Syria, life for children caught up in the conflict is getting worse. More than 80,000 people have been killed in the ongoing violence. Three million children have been affected so far, and the numbers will continue to rise as conflict continues.

Oklahoma City tornado damage.
Jun 1, 2013

World Vision to expand response as another round of deadly weather hits Midwest

World Vision to expand response as another round of deadly weather hits the Midwest.

Jan 12, 2013

Haiti Earthquake Relief and Recovery

In January 2013 World Vision concluded emergency and relief and recovery activities in response to the massive January 2010 earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The three annual reports in this section provide an overview of those activities and their results.

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