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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: World Vision responds to deadly, complex health emergency

Faced with the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in history, World Vision is on the front lines of efforts to curb and prevent spread of the deadly disease in Sierra Leone and other countries in West Africa.

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VIDEO: World Vision launches response to Oklahoma tornado
May 23, 2013

VIDEO: World Vision launches response to Oklahoma tornado

UPDATED: World Vision has deployed an assessment team and a truck filled with relief supplies to respond to the needs of families devastated by the catastrophic tornado...

FAQs: How we respond to disasters in the United States
May 21, 2013

FAQs: How we respond to disasters in the United States

Our domestic relief director explains World Vision’s response to the Oklahoma tornado disaster.

World Vision responds to deadly Texas tornadoes
May 16, 2013

World Vision responds to deadly Texas tornadoes

World Vision is deploying disaster relief supplies to families devastated by the severe storm outbreak in North Texas.

Six months later, Sandy survivors recall devastation and hope
April 29, 2013

Six months later, Sandy survivors recall devastation and hope

When Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the American Northeast last October, millions were left without power or basic supplies in its aftermath. Celeste Grimes of New...

Sandy recovery: Girl’s blankets cover Staten Island with love
April 3, 2013

Sandy recovery: Girl’s blankets cover Staten Island with love

Six months after seeing the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy on television, 8-year-old Ella was compelled to respond to the needs of children and families...

American families in need struggle to weather the winter months
January 16, 2013

American families in need struggle to weather the winter months

Even here in the United States, the winter months can be the most difficult for families living in poverty, like the Cutrights in West Virginia. Warm clothing and other...

UPDATE: Sandy relief efforts continue
November 20, 2012

UPDATE: Sandy relief efforts continue

In partnership with local churches, World Vision is assisting children and families still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

For millions of Americans, hunger is no game
October 17, 2012

For millions of Americans, hunger is no game

Hunger isn’t just a problem overseas. In communities like Immokalee, Florida, poverty leaves American families unable to provide the food their children need to stay...

August 6, 2012

World Vision responds to Oklahoma wildfires

Update: Supplies are being deployed to local churches for distribution to those impacted by the disaster.

Joplin tornado anniversary
May 16, 2012

Joplin tornado: Remembering the loss, moving forward

On May 22, 2011, a catastrophic tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri, wiping out much of the town and leaving lives shattered. One survivor, Ryan Otis, witnessed the...

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