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World Vision to provide aid in storm-tossed Philippines

World Vision providing aid in storm-tossed Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines on December 6, barely a year after the country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan. World Vision distributed hygiene kits and water to meet the needs of 2,000 peoples in three evacuation camps in Tacloban the day following the storm’s initial landfall.

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Forced into sexual slavery by poverty
December 12, 2014

Forced into sexual slavery by poverty

For Mao, poverty turned an innocent sleepover at a friend’s house into enslavement in Cambodia’s sex trade.

The most dangerous place for children: Not where you think
December 8, 2014

The most dangerous place for children: Not where you think

A new World Vision report reveals a variety of misconceptions regarding the risks to child safety across the globe.

Birth registration bill much closer to becoming law
December 5, 2014

Birth registration bill much closer to becoming law

On November 19, the House of Representatives passed the Girls Count Act, thanks to the dedicated advocacy of World Vision supporters. Now, it moves to the Senate,...

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families brace for winter
November 25, 2014

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families brace for winter

Displaced families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of food, shelter, clean water, medicine, and protection.

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future
November 6, 2014

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future

Schools are closed in Sierra Leone because of the Ebola virus. Twelve-year-old Zainab worries about falling behind in learning. She and her mother say children may...

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis
October 29, 2014

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis

Read our overview of the conflict in Syria, the refugee situation in neighboring countries, and World Vision’s response to the crisis.

Child soldier prevention law: Partial enforcement lets some offending countries off the hook
October 2, 2014

Child soldier prevention law: Partial enforcement lets some offending countries off the hook

Through a loophole in the 2008 Child Soldier Prevention Act, the Obama administration is opting to issue waivers to some offending countries rather than hold them...

Congressional testimony: Ending the use of child soldiers
September 24, 2014

Congressional testimony: Ending the use of child soldiers

World Vision senior policy advisor for child protection, Jesse Eaves, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives' Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on ending...

Gaza conflict: Children need safe space and ‘lasting and just peace’
September 11, 2014

Gaza crisis: World Vision responding to needs of children and families

World Vision is providing humanitarian aid and psychosocial support for children and families impacted by the recent fighting.

What you need to know about child soldiers
July 29, 2014

Q&A: What you need to know about child soldiers

World Vision’s Jesse Eaves answers questions about the use of child soldiers around the world, including where progress has been made in eliminating this practice,...

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