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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

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 will help protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not
October 4, 2013

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not

In the Bubwe village of Uganda, chronic poverty and a shortage of land for farming have combined to create a vicious cycle of hunger and food insecurity for families...

World Vision to immunize 100,000 against Somalia polio outbreak
October 4, 2013

World Vision to immunize 100,000 against Somalia polio outbreak

Declared polio-free in 2007, Somalia is again facing a polio outbreak, largely due to gaps in vaccination because of conflict and disaster.

Donated medicines save young boy with worms
September 11, 2013

Donated medicines save young boy with worms

Six-year-old Reason Haamayuwa had been sick for two years, getting increasingly worse, before he went to a World Vision clinic and got medicine to help him heal.

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school
September 6, 2013

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school

Fiona’s long trek to get water meant she was often late for school — and punished as a result. A new borehole in her community changed that.

VIDEO: Conquering malnutrition with education
September 3, 2013

VIDEO: Conquering malnutrition with education

A World Vision workshop in Zambia has trained 40 women to go into households around their community and show parents how to prepare nutritious foods for their...

Mali crisis: Guide to the war and the needs of children
August 27, 2013

Mali crisis: Guide to the war and the needs of children

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the crisis in Mali and how World Vision is responding to the needs of affected children and families.

Drug shortage prolongs misery of worm-infected patients
August 13, 2013

Clinic drug shortage intensifies worm-infected patients’ misery

Too often, poverty renders basic medicines and supplies inaccessible at local clinics. When that happens, easily treatable ailments threaten the lives of young...

Mosquito net effect in Mozambique
July 26, 2013

Mosquito net effect in Mozambique

In malaria-prone Mozambique, two girls live very different lives. One is protected by a mosquito net; the other is not. A handful of gossamer threads treated with...

Sahel food crisis: Five things you should know
July 16, 2013

Sahel food crisis: Five things you should know

Lack of rainfall during recent growing seasons has resulted in food deficits for 3.5 million people in Mali. World Vision has responded to the food crisis here by...

World Vision to resume limited operations in South Darfur
July 14, 2013

World Vision to resume limited operations in South Darfur

UPDATE: Ten days after two staff members were killed by a grenade explosion near the organization’s office, World Vision restored limited operations in displacement...

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