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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak: World Vision mounts prevention response, supplies frontline responders with protective gear

World Vision is working with government officials and local communities to offer practical help and communicate ways to curb the deadly Ebola virus as it continues to spread. A massive shipment of donated medical supplies is helping protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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A child plays in a Child-Friendly Space, after Typhoon Haiyan
November 25, 2013

Child-Friendly Spaces open in Philippines’ typhoon-ravaged communities

World Vision is setting up about 40 Child-Friendly Spaces in order to provide a safe place for children recovering from Typhoon Haiyan to resume learning, play, and...

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking
September 6, 2013

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking

T*, now 17, was lured into a dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation through poverty, peer pressure, and a broken home. Her time at World Vision’s trauma...

Report: Child-Friendly Spaces ease trauma in emergencies
August 26, 2013

Report: Child-Friendly Spaces ease trauma in emergencies

Children who regularly attend Child-Friendly Spaces in disaster zones are able to maintain a positive outlook on life, one study says.

Syrian refugee children struggle to get back to school
August 13, 2013

Syrian refugee children struggle to get back to school

With no end in sight for the refugee crisis in Syria, providing access to education for displaced children is just one among many urgent needs as humanitarian...

Number of Syrian refugees ‘rises uncontrollably’
July 12, 2013

Number of Syrian refugees ‘rises uncontrollably’

Humanitarian conditions are increasingly grim in this region as fighting rages in Syria and millions of civilians have fled to neighboring countries, with thousands...

More countries using child soldiers
June 20, 2013

More countries using child soldiers

Seven out of 10 countries using child soldiers receive U.S. military support, despite a U.S. law against it.

Videos: The fears and dreams of child laborers
June 18, 2013

Videos: The fears and dreams of child laborers

Drew and Jonathan Scott of HGTV’s Property Brothers traveled to India with World Vision for a firsthand look at the conditions that drive children into dangerous,...

VIDEO: The three Ds of child labor
June 17, 2013

VIDEO: The three Ds of child labor

Dangerous, Dirty, Degrading: Some 115 million children work in “3-D” jobs, and the impact is devastating. Learn the facts and take action against child slavery.

Child labor: Children reveal horror of working in mines
June 12, 2013

Child labor: Children reveal horror of working in mines

The brutal reality of children working in mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the focus of a new World Vision report.

When poverty becomes a catalyst for forced labor, exploitation
June 7, 2013

When poverty becomes a catalyst for forced labor, exploitation

Children and teens whose families live in poverty are often persuaded to go seek work with promises of steady pay. Tragically, as Khamsieng’s story illustrates, they...

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