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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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South Sudan conflict: Children face starvation and diesease as fighting continues
April 17, 2014

South Sudan conflict: Children face starvation and disease as fighting continues

Since December, armed conflict has killed thousands and driven more than 950,000 South Sudanese from their homes. World Vision is working to meet the needs of...

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood
April 15, 2014

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood

New research from Columbia University shows that Child-Friendly Spaces like those set up by World Vision and other relief agencies in disaster or conflict areas give...

Rwanda genocide perpetrator: ‘I asked for forgiveness’
April 14, 2014

Rwanda genocide perpetrator: ‘I asked for forgiveness’

In Rwanda, Emmanuel Nyirimbuga works in a World Vision community project that brings survivors and perpetrators together to find healing and forgiveness. Emmanuel is...

World Vision-trained youth are key link in relief network
April 7, 2014

World Vision-trained youth are key link in relief network

Youth in Chile played a key role in helping their communities following the earthquakes earlier this month.

World Vision sends help after deadly Washington landslide
April 7, 2014

World Vision sends help after deadly Washington landslide

After a devastating landslide on March 22, World Vision is partnering with a local church in Oso, Washington, to provide relief to the community.

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis
April 7, 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.

Videos: Rwanda, 20 years after genocide
April 3, 2014

Videos: Rwanda, 20 years after genocide

Following the genocide in Rwanda, where World Vision began relief and development work in 1994, hostility slowly yielded to faith and forgiveness, restoring...

World Vision responds to 8.2-magnitude quake in Chile
April 2, 2014

World Vision responds to 8.2-magnitude quake in Chile

On April 1, an 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile. World Vision teams are working with the government and partners to assess damage and...

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide
April 2, 2014

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda,...

Typhoon Haiyan and the benefit of sponsorship for children affected by disasters
March 26, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan and the benefit of sponsorship for children affected by disasters

After Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines in November, World Vision staff members moved quickly to find each child and family enrolled in sponsorship to identify...

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